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Pharmacists and healthcare professionals should be aware of the risk factors for stroke, its classification and diagnosis

Strokes can be classified into two main types: ischaemic (caused by a clot in a blood vessel in the brain), or haemorrhagic (caused by a bleed in the brain). In the image, a 3D scan showing haemorrhagic stroke.

Source  Zephyr / Science Photo Library