Provides information on recognising signs of a stroke, and techniques of assistance.
“AVC Brasil, a participant in # FórumDCNTs, has the AVC Brasil Application available on the IOS and Android System platform. The free application with the proposal to show relevant information and topics about the Stroke and to inform geographically specialized hospitals for the care of the disease according to the location where the user accesses the app.
And one of the coolest functions is the possibility to call the emergency service, personal contact of the user or contact hospital, with just 3 rings on the cell phone, just for registering your family member's number in an emergency, and the hospital where you want to call in these situations. The application aggregates information such as warning signs, tests and tips to reduce the risk of the problem in the future.”
App designed for people who have had strokes, providing practical support and information.
“With support from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), this customizable mobile app has been developed for stroke survivors specifically based on their feedback and needs.
The app provides the stroke survivor or their caregiver with the ability to:
The app was developed through a collaboration with National Stroke Association, The State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, City University of New York (CUNY), and The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health.”The US National Stroke Association, the not-for-profit organisation that helped to develop the app. | http://bit.ly/2QslTLl
App to help people recover from a heart attack.
“After a heart attack, you're told to focus on recovery. Then you're left to figure it out. What are the next steps? Where do you find reliable information? How do you make good health habits and stick to them? Or keep track of medications and doctor's appointments? And with all that to worry about, how do you keep from getting too overwhelmed to move forward?
Those are just the kinds of questions that inspired the American Heart Association to develop My Cardiac Coach, a free mobile app that can help you find your way to a healthier future after a heart attack.
My Cardiac Coach is a personalized recovery toolkit you carry in your smartphone. It gives you anytime/anywhere access to everything you need, including:
Provides information on how to conduct cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Provides information on how to conduct cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adults.
Provides a vocabulary of pictures and videos that talk in a natural human voice.
“Stroke is not only the No. 4 cause of death in the United States, it’s also a leading cause of severe, long-term disability. That's why it’s important to take action immediately. Research conducted by The American Stroke Association shows that patients who take a clot-busting drug, or thrombolytic, within three hours of their first stroke symptom can reduce long-term disability from ischemic stroke – the most common type, accounting for about 87% of all cases. When you know the signs of stroke, the life you save could be your own or someone else's. Learn to spot the signs of stroke, or spot a stroke F.A.S.T. (Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 911) with the help of our mobile app for iphone/ipad. Your life is in your hands."‘Go Red for Women’, American Heart Association (AHA), USA | http://bit.ly/1hgCCXW
PatientView provides this website for use as information, or for educational purposes. We do not warrant that the information we provide on the website will meet your health or medical requirements. Contact a health professional if you are concerned about your health. Nor can we guarantee that the information we provide on the website will always be up to date or accurate. PatientView is providing details of apps recommended by patient groups, an act which does not imply PatientView’s endorsement of any app. PatientView is not responsible for third-party content. Read more for copyright considerations