Exploring the Impact of Language Barriers on Stroke Care

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The importance of effective communication and cultural awareness in patient care and outcomes cannot be overstated.

Studies have noted the importance of culture on patient care and outcomes, but what is the specific impact of language issues when treating patients with stroke?

Neurology Times’ Dr. Andrew Wilner spoke with Dr. Fatemeh Rezania, who recently completed a study looking at the impact of language barrier on stroke care and outcomes. Among the findings, a language barrier can increase time to thrombolysis, hospital stay duration, and decrease the chance of being discharged to home.

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