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STROKES STROKES By: Santiago Bustamante THE THE
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STROKES STROKES By: Santiago Bustamante
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FACTS ABOUT STROKES FACTS ABOUT STROKES Third leading cause of death in America. About 795,000 Americans suffer strokes each year About a stroke every 40 seconds! About 137,000 of strokes are fatal. Every 4 minutes, a stroke claims somebody’s life!
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WHAT ARE STROKES? WHAT ARE STROKES? Blood flow to a particular brain region is halted Brain is deprived of oxygen and brain cells begin to die Functions that were controlled by that area of the affected brain does not function normally
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Ischemic Stroke Ischemic Stroke 87% of all strokes Cholesterol deposits narrow inside of blood vessel Blood pressure increases to keep adequate supply of blood Cells build up and form clots, preventing blood flow to the brain
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Hemorrhagic Stroke 13% of all strokes Artery within the brain ruptures. Caused by:
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course 192 220 taught by Professor Barris during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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