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Submission + - 'Selfie' taken during stroke helps doctors diagnose mini-stroke

OakDragon 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.
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'Selfie' taken during stroke helps doctors diagnose mini-stroke

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