Find out about the warning signs, risks, and effects of stroke. Information is available in Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese.
The Brain Aneurysm/AVM Center section of the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School neurosurgical site includes extensive information about assessment and treatment of neurovascular problems of the brain and spinal cord, including stroke, aneurysm, and arteriovenous malformation.
The NIMH site is a comprehensive resource for information about neurological disorders. The site offers fact sheets, research reports, and access to PubMed articles. The “Know Stroke” page provides videos and educational materials about the warning signs of a stroke.
The National Stroke Association focuses on stroke prevention, research, treatment, rehabilitation, and support for stroke survivors and their families. The site includes stroke facts and a risk factors scorecard, a guide to lay and professional materials, and a regional list of stroke centers and support groups.
The Stroke Center provides the latest information about stroke research and care gathered from published accounts, meeting presentations, Internet searches, and direct correspondence. It also provides a list of stroke facilities located in St. Louis and Missouri, and a national stroke trials directory.
Stroke: Hope Through Research is a comprehensive booklet, available on-line from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. It provides scientific, but accessible material on stroke prevention, stroke warning signs and risk factors, and emergency treatment for stroke, as well as on research, treatment, and recovery.