Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.
By American Heart Association
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A simple tool to help spot the symptoms of a stroke, F.A.S.T.
•Information about stroke
•Instructions for how to spot a stroke F.A.S.T.
•A stroke symptoms video
•Other helpful resources
The Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. app
The American Stroke Association is proud to introduce the “Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.” app, now available in English and Spanish for free download.
Stroke is a leading cause of disability and number four cause of death in the United States, behind diseases of the heart and cancer. Approximately 795,000 individuals will have a stroke each year; of these, 167,000 individuals will die and more will suffer a major disability.
F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember the sudden signs of a stroke. When you can spot the signs, you'll know quickly that you need to call 9-1-1 for help. This is important because the sooner a stroke victim gets to the hospital, the sooner they'll get treatment. And that can make a remarkable difference in their recovery.
All content courtesy of the American Stroke Association and American Heart Association; adapted from the National Stroke Foundation of Australia.
Learn more by visiting www.StrokeAssociation.org.
What's New in Version 1.3.3
Now available in Spanish.
- Category: Medical
- Updated: May 15, 2014
- Version: 1.3.3
- Size: 29.6 MB
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Seller: American Heart Association
- ©2014 American Heart Association, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.