Stroke Prevention and Treatment

Stroke is preventable, treatable, and beatable.

Hippocrates created the term apoplexy to describe a disorder where “a person
suddenly falls, without consciousness or motion, retaining pulse and
respiration.” The advent of autopsies during the Modern Era and rapid scientific and technological advancements from the 17th century onward led to the modern definition of stroke, which ultimately replaced apoplexy in the literature.

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