Time is Brain! Can VR Help Stroke Survivors? Return to Work after Stroke?

Hot off the press: News and fascinating studies on stroke from Medscape. Mobile stroke units are helping save lives. (360 degree image.) Ambulances outfitted with a CT scanner, radiologic technician and a stroke fellowship trained nurse practitioner or physician in addition to the EMT (emergency medial technician) driver and paramedic, relay the images in real time to a radiologist or neouroimaging neurologist. The images are evaluated for bleeding or no, yes or no to tPA by a stroke team member, and tPA can begin immediately. (tPA = tissue plasminogen activator, a protein given intravenously to dissolve clots in ischemic stroke.) Patients treated with tPA or who require thrombectomy (clo

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