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Acute Stroke: Facts, Warning Signs, Mechanisms of Injury

 Caroline Morris, R.N.
  16th-Nov-2010
Description: Approach to Acute Stroke, Clinical diagnosis, Surgical management, Blood flow, Circle of Willis, Symptoms Posterior, ISCHEMIC STROKE, Cardio embolic Stroke, Hemorrhagic, Rheumatic mitral stenosis.
Views: 1600
Domain: Medical
Category: Therapy
Contents:
ACUTE STROKE

Stroke Facts


Caroline Morris, R.N., Nurse Coordinator Neurovascular Neurology



3rd leading cause of death >700,000 per year 150,000 deaths per year 300,000 survivors Preventable neurological event

Time is Brain

Stroke Warning Signs




Numbness or weakness of the face, arm, leg, esp. on one side Confusion, difficulty speaking or understanding others







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