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iHOPE is a series of webinars and Ask the Experts Q&A sessions led by topic experts who provide information and resources to help with specific issues related to stroke recovery.


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Stroke... Explained


Join topic expert Andrew D. Barreto, MD, for Stroke... Explained and learn more about: 

  • What is a stroke?
  • Types of stroke
  • Warning signs of stroke
  • How to respond to stroke signs using F.A.S.T.
  • Why did I have a stroke?
  • Are there treatments for stroke?
  • How can I prevent a stroke?

Andrew D. Barreto, MD, is Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stroke Division, University of Texas-Houston in Houston, Texas.


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This webinar was recorded February 10, 2010.


Note: this webinar includes a video clip featuring the F.A.S.T. test for stroke symptoms and proper response, which is not currently available to view during the presentation. Click here to watch the short video after watching the presentation. The video is owned by the Massachusetts Department of Health.


 Visit www.stroke.org/iHOPE for other webinars
on a variety of topics. 

All webinars are prerecorded except where noted.

System requirements:
PC-based attendees - Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista or newer.
Macintosh®-based attendees - Required: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer

This program is funded by Allergan, Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, Inc., Genentech, Inc., the Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation, MetLife Foundation, NovaVision, Pfizer, Inc. and Purdue Pharma.

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