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Important new information about the rapid diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke is provided in this section. This includes research studies and articles from healthcare publications, as well as data, advice, guidelines, and recommendations sourced from Coalition members.

  • Brain Attack Coalition Adopts New Message for National Stroke Awareness Month - 5/13/2009

    In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month in May, a national stroke coalition today announced that its member organizations have adopted a new public education message: "Stroke strikes fast. You should too. Call 9-1-1."

  • Stroke Symptoms Guide

    Brain Attack Coalition members devised a list of stroke symptoms to be used in educating people on how to recognize the signs of a stroke.

  • Establishing a Stroke Center

    The Brain Attack Coalition has authored two papers outlining guidelines for stroke centers - one for primary stroke centers (published June 2000 in JAMA) and one for comprehensive stroke centers (published July 2005 in Stroke).

American Academy of Neurology blue dot bullet American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses blue dot bullet American College of Emergency Physicians
American Society of Neuroradiology blue dot bullet American Stroke Association, a Division of American Heart Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention blue dot bullet Congress of Neurological Surgeons
National Association of Chronic Disease Directors blue dot bullet National Association of EMS Physicians
National Association of State EMS Officials
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke blue dot bullet National Stroke Association
Neurocritical Care Society blue dot bullet Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
Stroke Belt Consortium blue dot bullet Veterans Administration