Crouse Connects

Crouse isn’t just about healthcare. We’re about what we believe sets us apart: Carepassion™ .

We always say we’re not a ‘perfect’ hospital. But our physicians, nurses, providers and staff strive to listen to each patient and family member’s feelings and needs with the respect and dignity you deserve.

Our CrouseConnects blog is designed to talk about some of the ways we connect and do just that. How we work on achieving clinical advances that help us provide the best in patient care for our community and region. And how we try to tend to the “little things” — parking, getting around and dining, for example — to make anyone’s visit or stay at Crouse more welcoming and comfortable.

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Are You at Risk for a Stroke?

Strokes are among the leading causes of death in the United States. Statistics reveal that approximately 800,000 people in the U.S. experience a stroke every year, which is about one person having a stroke every 40 seconds. Among those, one person succumbs to stroke every four minutes. In November 2022, legendary vocalist Christie McVie with…

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Carotid Artery Disease: Understanding this Pre-Stroke Condition

“Check the neck.” This simple mantra is one important way to help detect carotid artery disease, a primary cause of stroke and stroke-like symptoms. The carotid arteries deliver oxygen-rich blood from the heart to both the head and brain via four carotid arteries in the neck, with a pair located on each side. It’s important…

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Could You Have Post-COVID-19 Syndrome?

For many, getting through a COVID-19 infection was hard enough. Now, a number of people are experiencing post-COVID symptoms weeks or even months later. Also known as long-haul COVID, this after-period can be quite debilitating. Head-to-Toe Symptoms While it has its own name, post-COVID is not the first time symptoms linger post-infection. “This can happen…

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Providing Help for Moms in Need

Welcoming a new baby into the world “should” be a joyous time. Yet, not every mom has that experience. If you’re feeling down, nervous, or easily angered you’re not alone. Many women wrestle with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Christine Kowaleski, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner certified in family, neonatal and psychiatric care, offers important advice for…

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