In an emergency, every second counts.
Now emergency medical technicians responding to high-risk situations have another tool. EMTs are using Facetime on iPads to connect with doctors at Hendricks Regional Health to handle life-or-death situations such as strokes.
Dr. Jim Nossett appeared on FOX59 Morning News to discuss the pilot program, which is a collaborative effort involving doctors and fire/rescue professionals in Plainfield, Brownsburg, Danville and Avon.
Learn to spot the signs of a stroke with the acronym FAST:
- Face drooping
- Arm weakness
- Speech difficulty
- Time time to call 911