Letters Is it a stroke?

Authors’ reply to Huwez

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h995 (Published 24 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h995
  1. Graeme J Hankey, Winthrop professor of neurology1,
  2. David J Blacker, clinical professor1
  1. 1School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, QEII Medical Centre, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
  1. graeme.hankey{at}uwa.edu.au

We thank Huwez for highlighting the deficiencies of the FAST (Face, Arm, Speech, and Time) tool, which records the presence of acute facial paresis, arm drift, and abnormal speech, in diagnosing …

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