How much do you know about strokes?

How much do you know about strokes?

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Being a caregiver for a stroke patient is challenging. A stroke is a serious medical emergency that could lead to devastating consequences the longer a person is deprived of oxygen to the brain.

Complete this stroke quiz  for caregivers and test how much you know about strokes.

Here’s a hint: All of the answers to this quiz can be found in our article, Caregiver Guide To Stroke Signs And Symptoms.


What is a medical stroke?

A stroke is triggered when blood flow to the brain is cut off or severely limited, causing brain cells to begin dying due to lack of oxygen and nutrients.
As a caregiver, why is recognizing the early warning signs of a stroke so important?
Doing this can help guide doctors towards the appropriate stroke treatment plan?
Which one is NOT a stroke symptom?
Which one IS a stroke symptom?
What does the acronym F.A.S.T. stand for?

Think of the F.A.S.T. acronym if you suspect that someone is having a stroke. Face: is one side of their face drooping? Arm: can the person raise both arms without one drifting downwards? Speech: Are they slurring their words or sounding strange when they talk? Time: don’t wait to see if their symptoms worsen – call 911 right away!
Which one IS a stroke risk factor?

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As a caregiver for a stroke patient, it’s important to help spread awareness about the early warning signs and risk factors of stroke. Please share this stroke quiz with your family and friends.

Are you caring for someone who has suffered from heart disease or stroke?

An Elizz health care professional can help.

Throughout the month of February, Elizz is offering a special Heart & Stroke package for family caregivers including a combination of In-Home Care and Virtual Services. Visit our website or call 1-855-ASK-ELIZ (275-3549) to learn how you can save over $130 on Elizz services.

Elizz is powered by Saint Elizabeth Health Care. Elizz offers support services for caregivers as well as for those in your care and is the place to go for all things caregiving.


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