What comes to mind when you think of iPhone apps? Angry Birds, iTunes and OpenTable possibly.
But for doctor Ross Mitchell and clinical professor Mayank Goyal, an application that allows faster diagnosis of strokes is at the top of the list.
An ischemic stroke, which is caused by a lack of blood flow to the brain, can cause permanent neurological damage. In the treatment of ischemic strokes, time is of the essence as a delay of even a few minutes can change outcomes.