Portugal 2010

Stroke Group

October 29 2010
At Hospital Sao Joao - Outpatient Clinic (Consultas Externas), Porto, PORTUGAL
On World Stroke Day, 29 October, the multidisciplinary team of Hospital Sao Joao Stroke Group will carry out activities at the ambulatory hospital (outpatient clinic):

- Physicians, nurses, nutrition and social work techniques will individually talk with people after evaluating their blood pressure and body mass index.

- Oral and written information will be given mainly concerning prevention of stroke including how to manage individual vascular risk factors, alert signs to stroke (FAST) and how to call the emergency number, details about nutrition, and when/how to ask for social work help.
Contact Details:
Stroke Group
Dr. Elsa Azevedo
Dep. Neurology Hospital, Sao Joao University of Porto
Porto 4202-451
Work Phone: +351 917783527
E-mail Address: elsaazevedo@netcabo.pt

Funchal Stroke Unit

24/10/2010 - 29/10/2010
We will carry out an anti-stroke campaign in the Dolce Vita shopping complex about the impact of stroke and the fact that it can be prevented through healthy lifestyles, identifying and treating classic cardiovascular risk factors. We will also be showing to the general public the work of a stroke unit.
Contact Details:
Funchal Stroke Unit
Dr. Rafael L V C Freitas
Avenida Luis de Camoes
Funchal 9000
Madeira island
Work Phone: 00351291705600
Home Phone: 00351969009746
E-mail Address: rafaellvcf@gmail.com

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