ZAZ: And while some specialized ambulances are outfitted with CT scanners, they are expensive, and sparsely populated or poor regions may never have access to these technologies. The Strokefinder is small and portable enough to be deployed in emergency vehicles everywhere.Whenever I read about a miracle drug or gadget for emergency care I think, what are the odds that I will be properly diagnosed in time for treatment? That means I or somebody recognizes there is a problem, is able to summon an ambulance, the ambulance arrives within the time window, the medics recognize my condition as one they're trained to deal with, and they can hook me up with the right equipment or hospital before my last brain cell dies.How many people now have untreated strokes, or strokes not treated promptly, because one link in that chain is broken? (Like maybe I don't recognize that an itchy toenail is the first sign of a stroke; it doesn't have to be the medical system's fault.)Maybe they'll just put the collander on everybody's head and charge a $500 stroke detection fee. That would at least solve the "ambulance crew doesn't diagnose properly" link.
omnibus_necanda_sunt: Umm, dipshiats, this isn't an 1100 watt magnetron, its a piece of specialized equipment.
dready zim: Most strokes occur when a clot blocks blood flow in the brain. For the best results try to be drunk at all times. This will reduce the chances of a blood clot in the brain.
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