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Acute Stroke: Facts, Warning Signs, Mechanisms of Injury

 Caroline Morris, R.N.
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.
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Domain: Medical
Category: Therapy

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

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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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