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Face Arm Speech Test (FAST) for Detection of Stroke

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

The Face Arm Speech Test (FAST) can be used to screen a patient for evidence of a stroke. It is fast and simple, making it suitable for prehospital triage. The test was developed at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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