6ABC reports that Paoli Hospital ER staff immediately knew it was a stroke when the 26-year-old woman came to the hospital; because she'd gotten there so quickly, they gave her a drug to break up a clot in her brain.
For stroke victims, time is crucial
About Paoli Hospital
Paoli Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 231-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital and Regional Trauma Center with outpatient facilities in Exton and Collegeville. Paoli has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as high performing in the following areas: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, geriatrics, knee replacement, orthopaedics, pulmonology and urology. Paoli is a multi-year recipient of the Premier “Award for Quality” and Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals® for providing superior patient care, and has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff.