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Ask Your Neurologic Questions at “Brain Matters”
“Brain Matters,” an event where members of the public can ask neuroscience experts questions about stroke, aneurysm, headaches, concussion, pain and other neurologic disorders, will be held at Atlantic City's REVEL Resort following the conclusion of the three-day Capital Institute for Neurosciences conference.
The event, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on April 19, includes free blood pressure, BMI and glucose (requires two hour fasting) screenings. Free carotid screenings will also be offered to the first 40 people at the event.
Participants will learn about the latest treatments as well as their own personal risk for neurologic problems. They will also learn what to do if they or a family member has been diagnosed with a neurologic disorder.
“We created this public session to pull together a range of neurologic experts in one room and provide a rare opportunity for the public to get the information they may need about various neurologic conditions,” said Dr. Erol Veznedaroglu,
director, Capital Institute for Neurosciences.
The event is sponsored by the Capital Institute for Neurosciences, part of Capital Health, a two-hospital healthcare system in Trenton and Hopewell Township. The Institute treats more patients requiring brain and aneurysm surgery than any other hospital in New Jersey. Its capabilities include dedicated neurosurgical intensive care units
, endovascular operating suites
, a hybrid operating room
, and a dedicated team of neurosurgeons, neurologists, specialized nurses and clinical team members.
Capital Health is the only hospital in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware recognized by the Joint Commission as a 2011 Top Performer in Stroke Care. It was also the first hospital in the nation to pioneer the implementation of a dedicated neurologic emergency department
more than two years ago. And to this day, it is still the only hospital nationwide to have done so.
Refreshments and giveaways will be available. Register by calling 609-394-4153 or by visiting capitalhealth.org/events