Frankfort Regional Medical Center provides a full range of neurology care, from primary treatment to inpatient rehabilitation, through partnerships with the Norton Healthcare/UK HealthCare Stroke Network and the University of Louisville Health Care. Our emergency department is able to provide neurological treatment for stroke within minutes of a patient's arrival to speed care and save lives. Our stroke program is designed to diagnose a stroke and begin treatment quickly.
As part of the Norton Healthcare/UK HealthCare Stroke Network, Frankfort Regional Medical Center is pursuing designation as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading health care accreditation agency, which recognizes centers that follow the best practices for stroke care.
The acronym FAST - face, arm, speech, time - is a good tool for diagnosing a stroke, says Danny Rose, MD, from Frankfort Regional Medical Center. In this short video, learn what each word means in terms of stroke.
The most important thing to do if someone is having a stroke is to call 911, says Danny Rose, MD, from Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Learn why fast treatment is so important in this short video.
There are two main categories of stroke - ischemic and hemorrhagic - says Danny Rose, MD, from Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Learn what each of them entails in this short video.
Treatment for stroke depends on what kind of stroke you have, says Danny Rose, MD, from Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Learn the difference between how doctors address ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes in this video.
Lifestyle modification is very important for avoiding stroke, says Danny Rose, MD, from Frankfort Regional Medical Center, and quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do. Learn what else will reduce your risk of stroke in this video.