Stroke Services

Stroke Services

Our Primary Stroke Center has the experience and resources you need. Our team of doctors, nurses, and technicians follow rapid response protocols to ensure that you receive timely, expert medical care. Research indicates patients who receive care at a primary stroke center have a higher incidence of survival and improved recovery outcomes than those treated without this type of specialized care. That is why, when a stroke strikes, choose us to care for you.

Stroke Services

1600 W. Antelope Drive
Layton, UT 84041

For more information about our stroke services, contact our Nurse Stroke Coordinators at 801-807-7395.

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Primary Stroke Center

Primary Stroke Center Certification
Davis Hospital and Medical Center is Certified by DNV-GL as a Primary Stroke Center, signifying excellence in the care we provide to meet the unique needs of stroke patients. Our expert response team of board-certified emergency physicians, neurosurgeons, radiologists, nurses, and technicians adhere to the latest scientific treatment guidelines and best practices to provide high-level emergency care. With rapid assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, this specialized multidisciplinary team is critical in helping to save brain tissue to decrease disability and long-term side effects from a stroke, improving the quality of life for the people and communities we serve.

  • Davis County's first certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Designated Level III Trauma Center
  • American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Stroke Honor Roll Elite Recognition
  • Board-Certified Emergency Physicians
  • All Insurance Accepted in the ER

Stroke Prevention Tips

According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is the #1 cause of disability. They recommend following “Life’s Simple 7”, and in so doing, 80% of first strokes may be prevented.

  • Don’t smoke
  • Be physically active
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Maintain a healthy body weight
  • Control your cholesterol
  • Control your blood pressure
  • Control your blood sugar

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

Rapid recognition is important. Knowing the warning signs of a stroke could save someone's life, maybe even yours!

If you or a loved one experience:

  • Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking, or difficulty understanding speech
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance, or lack of coordination
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause

don’t delay, don't drive, dial 9-1-1. Local EMS partners coordinate with us for pre-hospital stroke recognition, initial management, rapid transport, and pre-alert notification to significantly shorten the time to diagnosis and treatment. 

Time Is Brain. When time matters, Davis Hospital and Medical Center Primary Stroke Center is minutes away.

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