What kind of stroke is sometimes called an occlusive stroke and results from loss of blood supply to an area due to blockage or diminished blood pressure?
Deprivation for more than ________ minutes results in permanent damage.
3 to 5
What type of strokes occur in larger arteries typically in an area of increased turbulence (bends & bifurcations) where debris in the bloodstream tends to accumulate?
Term for narrowing
Open passageway in a blood vessel
Blood clot that forms where fatty arteriosclerotic deposits have narrowed the lumen of the artery
What does F.A.S.T. stand for?
What is inferred from the progression of clinical symptoms?
Which type of CVA has more of a gradual onset that tend to develop in an irregular "step-wise" progression of symptoms sometimes preceded by transient periods of ischemia (small strokes)?
What type of strokes are caused by a fragment of material from a remote site that travels through the circulatory system until it reaches an artery smaller than its own diameter where it lodges, occluding the artery?
Which type of CVA has a sudden onset and warning sighns may be absent or almost undetectable?
Area of damaged, necrotic tissue
Infarct / Lesion
Tissue that has died & is no longer viable
What's the name of the CVA that is applied when it can't be determined whether the cause is thrombotic or embolic (embolus lodges in an artery narrowed by a thrombus)?
Lack of oxygen in tissues that affect functioning ("Hungry")
Ischemia (mini strokes)
Brief period of diminished blood supply due to either a small embolus lodged temporarily or vasoconstriction of a thrombotic vessel that resolves completely w/in a few minutes-24 hrs.
Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA)
TIA that lasts 24 to 72 hours but symptoms completely resolve
Reversible Ischemic Neurological Deficit (RIND)
TIA that lasts 24 hours to 7 days where symptoms only partially resolve