Stroke is a medical emergency that happens when a blood clot blocks an artery, or a blood vessel ruptures in the brain. When blood flow is interrupted, brain cells begin to die and the resulting damage can lead to paralysis or loss of ability to speak. This animation discusses the types of stroke, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, medications, surgery and endovascular treatment. Recovery, rehabilitation and self-care are also explained.With this application from the worldwide leader in medical animation, you can better understand disease conditions through a virtual tour of the human system in these extremely accurate and incredible animation videos. •Visual media is particularly well-suited to the science of medicine•Medicine is simplified with the use of visual media and innovative health animations•Medical and health information have never been so easily understandable or more accessible•Take a virtual tour of the human body through extremely accurate and high quality animations•Effortlessly understand chronic illness and diseases, therapies, procedures or techniques.•Perceive and understand the cellular world, metabolism, and body functions through incredible animated videos accompanied by audio.•Created with the expertise and support of internationally reputed opinion leaders•Easily explain medical conditions to students, colleagues, patients, and family members with the aid of this visual mediaApp Features: • Medical animation explaining Stroke (Running time: 8:11 minutes)• Summary of topic highlights• Transcript - with links to medical terms for more information• Notes pages for each of the main sections covered in the videoEditor: William Whitely, BM, BCh, MRCP, is Specialist Registrar in Medical Neurology Division of Clinical Neurosciences in the University of Edinburgh at Western General Hospital.Focus Medica Clients:Boehringer International, Roche, MSD, Norgine, Novartis, Nycomed, Sanofi Pasteur, Otsuka, Dr. Reddy’s, Ranbaxy, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd., Wyeth, Janssen-Cilag Pharmaceuticals, Allergan, Schering-Plough, Banyu, Cipla, Glenmark, Zydus, Sanofi-Aventis, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Bayer, Astra-Zeneca, Piramal Healthcare, Wockhardt, Unichem Laboratories Ltd., Lilly, Torrent.DISCLAIMER: The information provided through these applications are only intended to be informative and should not be construed as a substitute for medical advice.