Neurologist Rana Kayal, M.D., will present a talk on stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA, also known as a mini-stroke) at 12 noon on Wednesday, October 12, in Fauquier Hospital’s Sycamore Room.
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the number-one cause of long-term disability in America. During this presentation, Dr. Kayal will explain the difference between a TIA and stroke and the signs and symptoms of both. In addition, she will discuss the latest diagnostic tools and treatment options available and what you should do if you think you are having a TIA or stroke. Register for the talk by calling 540-316-3588 or visiting www.fauquierhealth.org.
Fauquier Hospital is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, recognized by the Joint Commission.
About Fauquier Health
Fauquier Health is a community health system dedicated to high-quality, patient-centered care in a unique environment that considers the multiple facets of healing and respects the individuality of each and every patient. Located at 500 Hospital Drive in Warrenton, Virginia, Fauquier Health is a Planetree-designated facility and serves the residents of Fauquier and several surrounding counties. It comprises: Fauquier Hospital, a fully-accredited, 97-bed hospital; Fauquier Health Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 113-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility; the Villa at Suffield Meadows, an assisted living facility; the Wound Health Center and a medically supervised Wellness Center offering health and wellness programs. Fauquier Health also operates nine physician’s offices, including primary care and specialties. More information on Fauquier Health is available online at www.fauquierhealth.org or by calling 540-316-3588.
About LifePoint Health
LifePoint Health® is a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home. Through its subsidiaries, LifePoint operates 72 hospital campuses in 20 states. With a mission of “Making Communities Healthier®,” LifePoint is the sole community hospital provider in the majority of the communities it serves. More information about the company, which is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, can be found on its website, www.LifePointHospitals.com. All references to “LifePoint,” "LifePoint Hospitals," or the “company” used in this release refer to LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. or its affiliates.