We are the combination of four hospitals: the General Hospital, the Children’s Hospital, the Women’s Hospital and the Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital. We are part of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus: a world-leading health park where healthcare plays a crucial role.
Below we will list the departments and units that form part of Vall d’Hebron Hospital and the main diseases that we treat. We will also make recommendations based on advice backed up by scientific evidence that has been shown to be effective in guaranteeing well-being and quality of life.
We will guide you from your first visit to the centre, allowing you to find all the departments and make the most of our facilities. Whatever the reason for your visit, we will explain how to get about the hospital.
A stroke is a clinical syndrome characterised by rapid development of signs of neurological involvement lasting more than 24 hours. Vascular in origin, a stroke is considered a medical emergency that requires immediate diagnosis and treatment.
The person who has suffered a stroke usually needs further rehabilitation but, in general, it is important to respect their initiative and autonomy, even if it takes them longer, and to avoid overprotection.
Recommendations and treatment for relatives and carers
Preventing and controlling stroke risk factors
How can we identify if a person is suffering a stroke?
Impact and frequent after effects following a stroke
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