Jeremy Payne, M.D., Jeremy Payne, M.D.


Jeremy Payne, M.D., is the medical director of Banner Good Samaritan Stroke Center in Phoenix, Arizona.


Recently Published on Caring.com

Why Must You Get to a Hospital Immediately After a Stroke? — Nov 17, 2009
Studies have consistently shown that if patients receive treatment within an hour after their stroke symptoms begin -- the period known as the "golden hour" -- they're much...
What's the "Golden Hour," and What Does It Mean for Strokes? — Nov 17, 2009
In stroke care, the term golden hour is used to designate the hour immediately following the onset of stroke symptoms. (Trauma centers use the general term golden hour to i...
What Is a Major Stroke? — Aug 25, 2009
The term major stroke is used to distinguish a full-blown stroke from a minor stroke, or transient ischemic attack (TIA). A TIA is essentially a temporary stroke that resol...
Is Surgery the Best Treatment for Carotid Artery Disease? — Aug 24, 2009
Your best bet is probably to use the same criteria most doctors use. For starters, we look at just how badly the artery is blocked. If the artery is more than 80 percent bl...
What's the difference between TIA and stroke? — Aug 24, 2009
The main difference is that a TIA (what some people cause a ministroke) doesn't cause lasting damage. A TIA, which stands for transient ischemc attack, and a stroke are cau...
What Is Carotid Artery Disease? — Aug 14, 2009
Carotid artery disease is what happens when the carotid arteries -- a pair of major arteries running up either side of the neck that carry blood to the brain -- fill up wit...
How Do You Treat a TIA and Cut Stroke Risks Afterward? — Aug 11, 2009
There's no treatment needed for the blood clot itself, since a TIA, or transient ischemic attack, is a temporary condition that didn't cause lasting damage. (Also sometimes...
How Do You Treat a TIA, and Does Having a TIA Increase the Risk of a Bigger Stroke Later? — Jul 17, 2009
There's no treatment needed for the blood clot that causes a TIA, since a TIA, or transient ischemic attack, is a temporary condition that doesn't cause lasting damage. (Al...