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The NINDS conducts stroke research and clinical trials at its laboratories and clinics at the NIH, and through grants to major medical institutions across the country.

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This PSA alerts audiences about the need to call 911 and arrive at a hospital within 60 minutes after a stroke to receive medical treatment immediately.

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STROKE MATERIALS: TOOLKITS AND POSTERS

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This boxed kit of materials has everything needed for planning and conducting a stroke education event. Included is a facilitator's guide with step-by-step training on how to host a stroke awareness event; Know Stroke brochures in Spanish and English; What you Need to Know about Stroke brochures in Spanish and English; posters; and an award-winning 8 minute videotape featuring interviews with medical experts and stroke patients.

Stroke

The community facilitator's guide (8.5 x 11 in.) offers tips and instructions on how to host a stroke awareness event in your community.

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Know Stroke Toolkit

Spanish Stroke Toolkit
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The Spanish-language toolkit on stroke is designed to be used by lay health educators (promotores de salud), community leaders, and health care professionals to educate Hispanics about the signs of stroke and the importance of calling 911 promptly. This substantial boxed toolkit includes a 13-minute Spanish-language video and Spanish-language brochures Ataque Cerebral and Lo que necesita saber sobre los ataques cerebrales. The kit also contains a bilingual, laminated, stand-alone flipchart (14" x 17") which graphically illustrates the different types of stroke, risk factors and symptoms.

Spanish Flip Chart

This bilingual, laminated, stand-alone flipchart (14" x 17") graphically illustrates the different types of stroke, risk factors and symptoms.

Spanish Flip Chart
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Know Stroke Poster
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This poster (11 x 17 in.) provides information on how to recognize the symptoms of stroke and the message to call 911 immediately in order to receive treatment within one hour.

Este poster informa sobre los síntomas de un ataque cerebral y cómo actuar rápidamente para recibir tratamiento.

Stroke Know Stroke Event Poster
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This poster (8.5 x 11 in.) helps publicize a stroke education session in your community.



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