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Neurology

Stroke is a serious, life threatening condition that requires immediate medical care. The appropriateness and speed of medical care patients receive from a neurologist can mean the difference between recovery and severe neurological damage. From early intervention treatments in the Emergency Room to the 24-bed Rehabilitation Unit located on 2 North, SGMC’s neurology clinic provides comprehensive care to help patients that have suffered from a stroke.

WHAT IS A STROKE?

A stroke, also called a “brain attack,” can happen to anyone at any time. It occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off. This interruption causes brain cells to be deprived of oxygen and begin to die. Abilities controlled by that area of the brain, such as speech, movement and memory, can be affected. A neurologist can determine the severity of the stroke by where the stroke occurs in the brain and how much the brain is damaged.

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CODE STROKE PROGRAM

SGMC’s neurology clinic has an award-winning rapid-response stroke team available within minutes to care for patients. Members of the Code Stroke team include Emergency Department nurses and physicians; Code Stroke Medical Director and Neurologist, Brian Dawson, MD, and SGMC medical staff, according to specific patient needs.

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AWARDS

SGMC offers superior stroke treatment for those in our area and is proud to have been recognized for outstanding care.

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STROKE SUPPORT

SGMC provides support for patients, family members and caregivers of those recovering from a stroke.

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