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  • Gb Case Study

    Personal Information G.B. is a 74-year-old male that endured a left hemisphere cerebrovascular accident (CVA) after his involvement in a vehicular accident on his way to visit his daughter. The CVA resulted in a diagnosis of severe Broca’s aphasia. It has been seven months since the stroke occurred and G.B.’s symptoms have evolved. Medical Background G.B. suffered a stroke caused by damage to the left inferior frontal gyrus. The location of the damage resulted in the right hemiplegia which G.B. presents with. Insult to this portion of the brain has also left him with a severe form of Broca’s aphasia. lBroca’s aphasia is a nonfluent aphasia. According to Schuchard and Thompson (2014), grammatical deficits are related to harm to the frontal/basal…

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  • The Harmful Effects Of Stress And Its Causes

    discomfort and troubles they feel are due to their stressful lifestyle. Anyone can experience stress symptoms on a daily basis without truly knowing that it is being produced by stress. Americans are working long unstable hours in critically demanding jobs this causes more people to suffer from stress. Stress can contribute to several of today’s most common illnesses. It is important for the people suffering from stress and its effects to acknowledge those symptoms and act into managing them.…

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  • Oral Anticoagulants Case Study

    Venous thromboembolism, encompassing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, has been increased in cancer patients, adversely affecting their prognosis. Low-molecular-weight heparins are recommended as efficacious and safe anticoagulation treatment in cancer patients. However, in clinical practice, oncologists prefer oral anticoagulation, especially if long-term or extended treatment is necessary. The novel oral anticoagulants have recently emerged as an alternative to the standard therapy…

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  • The Role Of The Health Promotion Project

    increases as the Pew Research Center pointed out that 80% of the Internet users have searched online for health information in 2013” (Acar, et al., 2014). This video reflects the current standards of practice and is easily accessible from the NIH website under the stroke material: videos, television, and radio public service announcements. The content of this video is objective, easy to understand and follow. The authenticity of this video was supported by the fact that it contains the stories…

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  • Characteristics Of Stroke

    making sense of it all. When you ask the person next to you for help, you find that the words are not able to escape your mouth, and in an instant, you are overcome with fear. Panic begins to flood your body as your vision becomes foggy and your legs no longer want to support your body.1 What I just described to you are the signs of a person experiencing a left cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or stroke. Approximately 795,000 people experience a stroke every year in the United States,1 and as…

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  • What Is Superior Vena Cava Mosaic?

    Superior Vena Cava Syndrome The Superior Vena Cava (SVC) is the main blood vessel that transports de-oxygenated blood from the upper body to the heart. The SVC is a short vein located in the anterior right Superior Mediastinum, which is the area found in the mid-line of the Thorax (Drake et al. 2010). The vein is surrounded by many structures involved in the respiratory and circulatory system including the right Bronchus and the Mediastinal lymph nodes (Martini & Ivonne 2004). Figure 1 is a…

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  • Incidence And Risk Factors: Ischaemic Stroke

    ANAT1012- Stroke assignment Katie Hsiao 43565560 Ischaemic stroke Definition: The most common subtype of stroke; Ischaemic stroke is triggered by a sudden blood circulation loss to areas of the brain, which corresponds to a loss of neurologic function. This occurs when an artery to the brain is blocked. The two main causes of Ischaemic stroke are thrombosis – when the blood clot is formed within the brain, and embolism – when the clot is formed elsewhere. (The internet stroke center)…

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  • Case Study Chief Complaint

    He also had poorly controlled blood pressure and poorly controlled diabetes. Peter Dourdoufis, MD thought that it was possible that he had an embolic source from some plaque in the aorta, which had been loosened during cardiac catheterization. I thought possibly it was small vessel disease. In either case, we agreed to start this person on aspirin and Plavix, which he complied with. He was readmitted on July 29th, due to significant diplopia. It was worse when he was looking to the right.…

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  • Crebrovascular Accident Case Study

    majority of ischemic CVAs or strokes. According to the American Heart Association, ischemic strokes are “caused by narrowed or clogged blood vessels in the brain that cut off the blood flow to the brain cells”("Stroke and High Blood Pressure," 2016, p. 1). The following are the main causes of ischemic stroke: • Thrombosis: An obstruction of a blood…

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  • Hemorrhagic Stroke Papers

    Overview Stroke and hemorrhagic stroke A stroke is a brain attack. It is caused when blood flow to an area of brain is cut off. Brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die. After that, abilities for the brain cells in that area to memory and muscle control are lost. There are two main kinds of strokes: ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke. Ischemic stroke is the main kind of strokes and it takes up to 80% of all strokes. It is caused by a blockage of blood flow of part of the brain…

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