BCTC Stroke Definitions

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BCTC Stroke Definitions
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  1. This is inadequate blood flow
    Ischemia
  2. this occurs when there is ischemia to a part of the brain resulting in tissue death
    Stroke
  3. This protects the brain from changes in MAP
    Cerebral Autoregulation
  4. This allows an area of the brain receive blood supply from another blood vessel if its original blood supply is cut off.
    Collateral circulation
  5. this refers to diffulcty r/t the comprehension or use of language
    Dysphagia
  6. This is the total loss of comprehension and use of language.
    Aphasia
  7. This is the disturbance in the muscular control of speech.
    Dysarthria
  8. This si the hardening and thickening of the arteries.
    Atherosclerosis
  9. This is a temporary focal loss of neurologic function caused by ischemia.
    • Transient ischemia Attack
    • (TIA)
  10. This stroke occurs when an embolus lodges in and occludes a cerebral artery.
    Embolic Stroke
  11. This stroke occurs in relation to injury to a blood vessel wall and formation of a clot.
    Thrombolic Stroke
  12. This stroke results from bleeding into the brain tissue itself or into the subarachnoid space or ventricle.
    Hemorrhagic Stroke
  13. This is bleeding within the brain casued by rupture of a vessel.
    • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
    • ICH
  14. This stroke results from inadequate blood flow to the brain from partial or complete occlusion of an artery.
    Ischemic Stroke
  15. This stroke occurs in relation to injury to a blood vessel wall and formation of a blood clot.
    Thrombotic Stroke
  16. This occurs when an embolus lodges in and occludes a cerebral artery.
    Embolic Stroke
  17. This occurs when intracranial bleeding into CSF filled space between the arachnoid and pia mater.
    Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  18. This is paralysis of 1 side of the body.
    Hemiplegis
  19. This is numbness/impaired sensation on 1 side of the body.
    Hemiparethesis

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