Medan, 11 / 6 (Xinhua) - Sari Mutiara Hospital Management Field will add to health care in the form of units of a stroke center that is planned in July 2011 started to operate.
"Stroke centers are part of improving services to masyarakat.Bulan July 2011 the possibility was able to function," said Managing Director RS Sari Mutiara Medan, Tuahman M Purba, in Medan, yesterday.
With the stroke center, the community stroke patients had to undergo treatment until cured at a service center which is also the first time in the city of Medan.
"For the initial stage, we have prepared six beds," he said.
He said, Stroke Center is part of Team RS Sari Mutiara that any treatment for stroke patients in an integrated manner with due regard to risk factors.
"Stroke is a medical center that allows patients to recover completely or partially with an increasingly large remain independent," he said.
According to him, in an effort to improve service quality, particularly for stroke patients, the institute provides intensive care facilities are equipped with medical rehabilitation services and diagnostic support.
For rehabilitation, there will be physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, prosthesis orthosis, psychology and assisted doctors and nurses who are trained and skilled.
Stroke disease, known as the number two killer after heart disease, can attack someone because of various contributing factors.
Such as hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes mellitus, obesity, smoking and alcohol consumption, lack of exercise, heart disease, age, stress, and genetic factors.
"From our findings, a stroke can strike at age 45, and thus can be interpreted a stroke can strike anyone, both young and old," he said .