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Published on April 01, 2010

Chairman of Taylor Hospital's Emergency Department to Present Free Seminar on Stroke on April 20

Ridley Park— Join Gregory Cuculino, M.D., chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Taylor Hospital, for “What You Need to Know About Stroke.” This informative presentation will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, at the Springfield Library Downstairs Meeting Room (70 Powell Rd., Springfield).

You can expect to learn the following at the presentation: How to identify and understand the risk factors, signs and symptoms of a stroke; an understanding of the differences between a TIA, hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke; the need for immediate identification and medical attention; how a stroke is treated in the ED, hospital and beyond; and information about TPA and its role in stroke treatment—indications and time frame for administration.

To register, please call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258). Taylor Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. For more information about stroke, visit http://stroke.crozerkeystone.org

Taylor Hospital is a member of the Crozer-Keystone Health System. We’re 5 hospitals, 2,600 doctors and nurses, and 6,800 caring people with 1 vision. Crozer-Keystone. Something to feel good about.

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