Most will be caused by a blockage cutting off blood supply to the brain. This is an ischaemic stroke.
They can also be caused by bleeding in or around the brain. This is a haemorrhagic stroke.
Finally there is a TIA, transient ischaemic attack also known as a mini-stroke. With a TIA, the symptoms only last for a short amount of time as the blockage that stops blood getting to the brain is temporary.
The quicker treatment is given, the better chances are for a good recovery.
Recognising a stroke is therefore very important. Using the FAST test is the best way to do this.
The following information is taken from the stroke.org.uk website.
Sadly, stroke there are occasions when a stroke is not diagnosed quickly enough in a medical setting, or inadequate treatment is given which can be devastating. If you think there was a delay in diagnosis or inadequate treatment in your case or that of a loved one and would like to discuss making a claim for compensation, please contact us. We have several expert lawyers who will be able to help you.
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