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Test 4 - Test 4 Clinical picture for strokes based on...

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Test 4 Clinical picture for strokes based on location Embolotic-atrial fibulation-dysrhytmia, turbulent blood flow-rupture of rbcs, they stick together, emboli travels to cerebral vessels and blocks it Hemmoragic-due to hypertension or wavering BP Thrombotic-athero and arteriosclerosis- distal tissue becomes ischemic o Patho of all-causes ischemia of tissue and eventually infarct On assessment look at wear stroke occurred- cerebral hemispheres-external carotid artery and internal carotid artery internal- o anterior-frontal lobe-memory, executive function, decision making, o middle-parietal and temporal (limbic system and motor strip (boroke and wornike)- receptive ephasia-don’t understand what is being said, expressive- understand but cannot respond. Motor-weak one side, unsteady gate o posterior cerebral-occipital lobe-bleed causes visual disturbances increased intercranial pressure- cerebral edema o space occupying lesion-brain tumor, bleed, increased CSF, head injury, contusion, concussion. Cerebral edema- no place for it to go, cannot expand.
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  • Fall '10
  • JudyCarlson
  • Traumatic brain injury, Common carotid artery, cerebral hemispheres-external carotid, pressure- cerebral edema, Epidural hematoma- bleed

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