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Transcript of stroke
discussion and conclusion
2. Stating the objective
3. Procedures and methods:
Signs and symptoms
signs and symptoms
TYPES AND CAUSES
87% of the cases
2 types of obstruction:
numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
trouble seeing in one or both eyes
loss of balance or coordination
KINDS OF REHABILITATION
speech language therapy
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1 person dyes from stroke every 4 minutes
800.000 people have a stroke each year
1 stroke every 4 seconds.
13% of the cases
Rupture of a weakned vessel
Two types of hemorragic stroke
arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
Two types of vessels
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
relatives that had suffered it
it is very common
know your blood pressure
know your colesterol number
find out if you have Afib
being physically active
following a healthy diet
if you drink, do it in moderation
previous stroke or TIA
How long does stroke rehabilitation last?
successful stroke rehabilitation depends on:
1. Clinical evaluation
when did your symptoms start?
What were you doing when they began?
Have you experienced any head injuries before?
Are you taking any medication?
Are you married? Do you currently work?
2. Physical examination
NIH Stroke Scale - NIHSS
3. Imaging tests
Brain CT scan
Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI
"Time lost is brain lost"
cooling the body for 24h
Ischemic stroke treatment
tPA or alteplase
Hemorrhagic stroke treatment
Arteriovenous maformation treatment
in the incidence of stroke
15 millions suffer a stroke
10 millions permanent
5 millions die
4. Blood tests