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progressive, debilitation, fatal neurological disease?
Alzheimers
neurofibrillary tangles
neuritic plaques
excessive loss of neurons, cerebral atrophy
alzheimers
deficit in the brain's cholinergic system of neurotransmitters (decerase in acetylcholine.
alzheimers
abnormal protein (amyloid)
alzheimers
medications for alzheimers
reminyl, acetycholinsterase
valium, to lessen agitation
antipsychotics
nursing diagnoses for alzheimers
SELF CARE DEFICIT,
SLEEP PATTERN
THE ENTIRE CORD BELOW THE LEVEL OF INJURY FAILS TO FUNCTION, TEMPORARY SYMPTOMES APPERAR 30-60 MINUTES AFTER INJURY
SPINAL SHOCK
AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA IS WHAT?
loss of autoregulatory control of B/P in injuries about T6
what happens with spinal shock
flaccid paralysis
loss of reflexes
hypotension, beradycardia
chronic progressive, degenerative disorder of the cns
MS
damage to myelin sheath cuasing inflammation, scarring and diminished nerve impulse transmission
ms
factors which aggravate symptomes of MS
fatigue, stess, overactivity, temp fluctuations
medication for MS include
solu-medrol
alternative therapis
bee stings
nutritional supplements
nursing diagnosis for MS
ineffective airway clearance
occlusion of the blood vessel by a clot
embolism
narrowing of the blood vessel due to plaque build ukp with eventual occlusion
Thrombosis
bleeding into braqin tissue from rupture of blood vessels due to aneurysm hypertension
hemorrhagic
higher in men Ischemic or hemorrhagic?
ischemic
higher in woman. ischemic or hemorrhagic
hemorrhagic
Warning signs of ischemic
TIA 30-50 Percent of time
often during activity ishchemic or hemorrhagic?
hemorrhagic
which is more deadly ischemic or hemorrhagic
hemorrhagic
nursing diagnoses for stroke
imparied physical mobility, ineffe3ctive airway
drug therapy for stroke
anticoagulants
antiplatelet
antiepeleptick
calcium channel blockers
ans symptomes of parkinsons include
increased perspiration flushing or orthostatic hypotension
drug therapy for parkinsons is
increase dopamine and decrease acetylchonline
parkinsons diagnoses is
impaired physical mobility
degeneration of substantia nigra causing decrease in dopamine and excess in acetycholine
parkinsons
loss in ability to refine and control voluntary movement
parkinson's
tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia are symptomes of what
parkinson's
nursing care of the aphasic client
alterations in communiation
njursing care of the dysphagic client
altered nutrition