Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Medicine

'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke 47

Posted by timothy
from the socially-redeeming-value dept.
OakDragon (885217) writes A Toronto woman had the presence of mind to record herself, using her smartphone, as she suffered from a bout of semi-paralysis. She had suffered the same symptoms two days earlier, and had gone to the hospital; but by that time the condition had passed, and doctors sent her home. However, using the smartphone video, doctors later diagnosed her with a transient ischemic attack, or mini-stroke. The diagnosis was confirmed with an MRI.
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke

Comments Filter:

"Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows." -- Robert G. Ingersoll

Working...