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A stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts. Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of adult disability.

Stroke leading cause of adult disability

The early warning signs of stroke can be remembered via the acronym FAST: Face, Arm, Speech and Time.

Getting to hospital as quickly as possible is vital when faced with a potential stroke, and will help improve the prospect of recovery.

Together with our charity extension The Hospital Research Foundation Group – Stroke (formerly Stroke SA), we are dedicated to providing world-leading research, care and services to improve the acute treatment, recovery and prevention of stroke.

Associate Professor Tim Kleinig answers your vital questions about stroke

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