CHAPTER 62

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CHAPTER 62
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NURSING UALR 1505 CHAPTER 62 CEREBROVASCULAR
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CHAPTER 62 CEREBROVASCULAR
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  1. Agnosia
    Failure to recognize familiar objects perceived by the senses
  2. Aphasia
    The inability to express oneself or to understand language.
  3. Apraxia
    Inability to perform reviously learned purposeful motor acts on a voluntary basis
  4. Dysarthria: Defects of articulation due to neurologic causes
  5. Hemaniaopsia
    Blindness of half of the field of vision in one or both eyes
  6. Hemiplegia
    Weakness of one side of the body due to an injury in the motor area of the brain
  7. Infarction
    A zone of tissue deprived of blood supply
  8. Receptive Aphasia
    Inability to understand what someone else is saying, often associated with damage to the temporal lobe area
  9. Left or Right Hemispheric Stroke?

    Aphasia (Expressive, Receptive or Global)
    Left
  10. Left or Right Hemispheric Stroke?

    Increased Distractibility
    Right
  11. Left or Right Hemispheric Stroke?

    Impulsive behavior and poor judgement
    Right
  12. Left or Right Hemispheric Stroke?

    Altered Intellectual Ability
    Left
  13. Left or Right Hemispheric Stroke?

    Lack of awareness of defecits
    Right
  14. What are the common diagnostic tests for CVA and TIA?
    • Non-Contrast CT of the head and neck
    • Doppler Ultrasound
    • Arteriogram
  15. What is given as secondary prevention for those with atrial fib or cardioembolic stroke?
    Anticoagulant (Warfarin sodium) Coumadin
  16. Use of anticoagulant therapy is no longer recommended for patients with ACUTE ishemic stoke, wheter treated with t-PA or not. True or False
    • True
    • Slide 97
  17. Increased ICP from brain edema won't occur after a large ischemic stroke? True or False
    False. It may occur after a large ishemic stroke.
  18. After a pt. has an ischemic stroke what is an appropriate intervention to lower ICP?
    Administer osmotic diuretic (mannitol) to lower ICP, and position to avoid hypoxia.
  19. What are the complications associated with hemmorhagic strokes?
    Cerebral hypoxia, decreased cerebral blood flow, and extension of the area of injury.

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