Concussion - prolonged ischemia Alzheimers disease...

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Concussion – slight and transient brain injury Contusion – traumatic injury that destroys brain tissue Coma –total nonresponsiveness to stimulation CVA – cerebrovascular accident – may cause medulla oblongata to be wedged into foramen magnum by pressure of blood Intracranial hemorrhage – after head injury,retention of water by brain Cerebral edema – results when a brain region is deprived of blood or exposed to
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Unformatted text preview: prolonged ischemia Alzheimers disease progressive degeneration of the brain with abnormal protein deposits Multiple sclerosis autoimmune disorder with extensive demyelination Transient ischemic attack (TIA) a mini stroke;fleeting symptoms of a CVA...
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course PHRM 3010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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