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  • My Beautiful Broken Brain Analysis

    multiple types of strokes (Gilliam & Marquardt, 2016). The type of stoke we see in the film is a hemorrhage, and it is bleeding in the brain (Gilliam & Marquardt, 2016). Hemorrhages are usually due to a ruptured aneurysm (Gilliam & Marquardt, 2016). Aphasia is classified as an acquired neurogenic language disorder…

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  • Operant Conditioning Approach

    In addition, patient with aphasia are recommended to use the application of contemporary alternate augmentative communication systems (AAC) and programs of instruction as melodic intonation therapy in a way to approach them to aphasia therapy (Goldfarb, R., 2006). This is because, behavioral theory also helps to assist the development of socially valued adaptive skill by which an individual performance can be monitored and examine. Operant conditioning in aphasia rehabilitation referred to the…

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  • Importance Of Language And The Brain

    Wernicke’s area in the brain. The speech of these patients is generally not meaningful. So, destruction of Wernicke’s area leads to failure to comprehend spoken language. For example, Kinsbourne and Warrington (1963) described a patient with Wernicke’s aphasia. E.F. (the patient) was asked how he was. He responded: “Gossiping O.K. and lords and cricket and England and Scotland battles. I do not know. Hypertension and two won cricket, bowling, and catch, poor old things, cancellations maybe…

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  • Broca's Aphasi A Case Study

    The damages that would lead to me believe that it occurred primarily in Broca’s area would be the aphasia that he is currently experiencing Broca's area is a region of the brain that’s is located in the frontal lobe of the left hemisphere witch is the dominant side of the brain and it’s functions is linked to speech production and language processing. It was first known as Paul Broca's witch he discovered in 1861 while examining the brains of patients with language difficulties. Apart from…

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  • The Importance Of Verbal Communication In Nursing

    Aphasia is the result after stroke when the brain tissue is damaged, there are 20% stroke victims. Client with aphasia has unique set of speech and language problem together with the symptoms of same stroke. According to World Health Federation 2016, the global burden of stroke every year has 15 million people…

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  • Loss Of Memory And Short Term Memory

    and parietal lobes. In Alzheimer's disease, short-term memory storage is damaged first. inability to communicate effectively. The loss of ability to speak and write is called expressive aphasia. An individual may forget words he has learned, and will have increasing difficulty with communication. With receptive aphasia, an individual may be unable to understand spoken or written words or may read and not understand…

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  • William Meredite The Illiterate Poem

    was inspired to write consistently. And then came the time right before he wrote the poem The Illiterate. Meredith suffered a stroke in 1983 which left him incapable of expressing his thoughts, a crucial aspect that all poets possess. Expressive aphasia is what he was diagnosed with post-stroke, which includes side effects such as; speaking in short, grammatically incorrect sentences, loss of fine motor skills, and loss of the ability to write and read at a higher level of thinking.…

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  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Case Study

    What does the classic triad of normal pressure hydrocephalus correctly consists of? A: Gait disturbance, aphasia, dementia • The reason this is the wrong answer is because aphasia is not consider to be part of the triad in normal pressure hydrocephalus. It is possible for some patient exhibit symptoms of aphasia, agnosia and apraxia which are known as cortical features. B: Gait disturbance, urinary incontinence, dementia • Normal Pressure hydrocephalus is a condition caused by enlarged…

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  • A Case Study Of A L Ischemic MCA Stroke

    Diagnosis: Pt is a 54 yo male who experienced a L ischemic MCA stroke and as a result, has functional limitations as well as expressive aphasia. The majority of pt’s current functional limitations are due to slow recovery from an ORIF of R Hip approximately 3 months ago. Chief Complaint: Pt experienced a L ischemic MCA stroke on the morning of 8/20/2014 which has negatively impacted motor function on R side and his ability to produce speech. Most recently on 07/10/16, pt twisted his R knee…

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  • Transient Ischemic Attack Case Study

    Case study Paper A transient ischemic attack-- also known as a mini-stroke-- occurs when an area of the brain is blocked causing a lack of blood flow. When this occurs, oxygen supply is interrupted and emergency services are needed. TIAs come and go quickly, so “although the symptoms of a TIA may disappear, take it as a warning of an impending, serious ischemic stroke” (“What is a stroke?”, 2010). Care delivery, delegation, and prioritization are important concepts to consider when examining a…

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