More stroke patients may now be eligible for treatment, but the first step is still up to you: Call 911.
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the No. 1 cause of disability in adults.
The type of treatment depends on the type of stroke.
Baptist Health Care provides telestroke to patients at Baptist and Gulf Breeze hospitals. Through telestroke, a Mayo Clinic neurologist is at hand 24/7 to help diagnose and recommend treatment.
Learn more about Baptist Health Care telestroke