BCTC Stroke Question Part 1

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BCTC Stroke Question Part 1
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2010-11-23 17:08:20
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  1. This is inadequate blood flow.
    Ischemia
  2. This is the most effective way to decrease the risk of stroke.
    Prevention
  3. These 2 major arteries supply blood to the brain.
    • Internal Carotid Artery
    • Vertebral Artery
  4. The carotid artery branch supplies blood to these areas of the brain.
    • Frontal, Parietal and Temporal Lobes
    • Basal ganglia
    • Part of the diencephalon, Thalamus and Hypothalamus
  5. The Vertebral arteries join to form the basilar artery which supplies blood to these areas of the brain.
    • Middle and lower temperal lobes
    • Occitipal lobes
    • Cerebellum
    • Brain stem
    • part of the diencephalon
  6. What does Acronym FAST stand for?
    • Face
    • Arm
    • Speech
    • Time
  7. What does Face refer to.
    Sudden drool on ONE side of face.
  8. What does Arm refer to?
    Sudden numbness, clumsiness of weakness in ONE arm or leg.
  9. what does Speech refer to.
    Sudden difficulty speaking or understanding language, slurred speech
  10. What does Time refer to?
    Call 911 for any of these signs Immediately. Time is of essence.

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