How Quick Thinking Saved My Life: The Story of a Stroke Survivor
Pamela Melendez, of Bainbridge Island, Washington near Seattle, was living a full life despite an accident that left her a paraplegic. Then one day in 2009 a previously undiscovered hole in her heart led to a life-threatening stroke. Quick action by her teenage daughter, skilled paramedics and the medical team at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center saved her life. Watch her story.
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Had a Stroke in 2009Pamela is 54-years-old and lives on Bainbridge Island. In July of 2009 she woke of feeling dizzy and then her right arm went limp. Knowing something was very wrong, she immediately yelled for her daughter to call 9-1-1. Pamela was having a stroke and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center. Because Pamela acted quickly, she was able to receive a... more >