Timing is everything with strokes

July 24, 2013
Amie Penrod, RN, told Rotarians of the importance of fast action when a stroke is suspected. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Amie Penrod, RN, told Rotarians of the importance of fast action when a stroke is suspected. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

By Mark K. Campbell

“Time is brain.”

That unusual sentence addresses a serious medical problem – stroke.

Amie Penrod, a registered nurse and trauma coordinator at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, filled Azle Rotarians in on the importance of rapid action when a stroke is suspected.

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