Stroke. Emergency aid
- After appearance of the first symptoms the ambulance is called and treatment is begun at once.
- If the patient is left at home, the treatment is continued at home. If the patient is taken to a hospital, the treatment is continued at the hospital.
- The first session must last no more than 20 minutes. Then every 1.5 hour the duration of treatment is increased by 10 minutes, until session duration reaches 90 minutes.
- Within first 48 hours treatment is performed every 1.5 hour with an interval only for sleeping.
- At 3rd and 4th days treatment is performed 3-4 times daily, and patient's condition is usually normalized on the 7th day.
- Treatment zones at the first session:
- zone of the 2nd cervical vertebra; "Therapy" 77Hz mode, comfort energetic level, 2-3 minutes;
- zone of direct projection of carotid arteries; "Therapy" 77Hz mode, comfort energetic level, 2-3 minutes;
- collar zone with respect of arterial pressure; "Therapy" mode, comfort energetic level, 5-10 minutes;
- if location of stroke focus is
known, its direct projection on head skin is treated; "Therapy" mode, comfort energetic level,
6-10 minutes. The hair should be combed; if the patient is in grave condition, It is better to shave the hair off;
- if speech is affected, the tongue is treated after pulling it out with a napkin; "Therapy" mode, minimal energetic level, 30- 40 seconds;
- in paralysis and paresis of the limbs they are treated by tetrasymmetry principle. Estimation of patient's condition dynamics is mandatory.