Stroke LingoStroke Lingo Part 2: Swallowing Changes After Stroke
To continue our discussion about tricky stroke-related terms, let’s talk about some words that relate to swallowing disorders that can occur after a stroke.
NIHSSWhat is the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)?
The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) is a clinical assessment of stroke severity. Results from this measure can help predict a patient's recovery and determine their medical course following acute stroke.