I wasn't examined in A&E and sent home, I was admitted to the stroke unit where the doctors treated me as a person and explained everything to me.
What does SU stand for?
SU stands for Stroke Unit (medicine)
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- Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
- Start Up (various organizations)
- Stat Unit
- Statens Uddannelsesstøtte (state education grant and loan scheme in Denmark)
- Stetson University
- Stockholm University (Sweden)
- Stockist Undertaking (UK)
- Storage Unit
- Straight Up
- Strayer University
Samples in periodicals archive:
Rehabilitation is key and it is important to get to an acute stroke unit for expert care.
Professor Iris Grunwald, who is the UK lead for introducing the mobile stroke unit said the unit could allow more people receive treatment in time.
More patients are also being admitted to the specialist stroke unit at the University Hospital of North Durham within four hours.
A review of the literature on stroke treatment reveals improved functional ability, decreased length of stay, and decreased mortality for patients receiving care in an acute stroke unit as compared with routine care units (Krespi, Gurol, Coban, Tuncay, & Bahar, 2003; Govan, Langhorne, & Weir, 2007; Roquer et al.
Yet delirium should be recognized and treated by a multidisciplinary team in a stroke unit to correct predisposing conditions (for example, dehydration, hypoxia, infection, immobility, pain, medication overuse, sleep deprivation).
Dr Raj Kumar, Consultant Physician in the Stroke Unit, said: "We have worked closely with radiographers and vascular surgeons to ensure our treatment pathway is as efficient as possible.
Pets as Therapy (PAT) organised husky dog Mollie to speed up patient recovery at Good Hope Hospital's stroke unit, in Sutton Coldfield.