Cerebral Vascular Accident in Nursing Cerebral Vascular Accident in Nursing Pathophysiology Stroke ranks third, after cancer and heart disease, on the national mortality table of most developed countries (Collins, 2007).There is more than 100 potential causes of strokes, making it the greatest cause of disability (Collins, 2007). Strokes are also the leading cause of brain injuries in adults. Warning signs of an impending stroke include; Weakness, numbness, or tingling in the face or arms or one side of the body, difficulty speaking or understanding words, trouble with vision, severe headache with nausea and vomiting. If these symptoms strike you call 911 for help immediately (New sucess in preventing and treating strokes, 2009). A stroke can be hemorrhagic, ischemic, or embolic in origin.
Dysfunction of the chest wall 3. Dysfunction of the lung parenchyma and 4. Other causes. Decreased respiratory drive Decreased respiratory drive may occur with severe brain injury, large lesions of the brain stem (multiple sclerosis), use of sedative medications, and metabolic disorders such as hypothyroidism. These disorders impair the normal response of chemoreceptors in the brain to normal respiratory stimulation.
Taking in new information People with dementia find it very difficult to understand and retain new information and events. In some cases of dementia the area of the brain that processes new information may be damaged , which means the individually not be able to recollect hearing information they have already been given. As the brain has not been able to retain the information the individual may think its the first time they have been given it. Recognising people and places People suffering with dementia may lose the ability to recognise people, places or things. This is because the brain no longer the the capability to remember or process the information it needs.
Introduction A lacunar stroke (lacunar infarction) is a blockage of one of the small arteries deep in the brain. When one of these arteries is blocked, parts of the brain do not get enough oxygen and die. Lacunar stroke is a medical emergency that must be treated right away. A lacunar stroke is a type of ischemic stroke. An ischemic stroke is caused by a blood clot blocking an artery.
Alyscia F. Monaco Unit 9 Assignment 2 05/15/2015 The Aging Special Senses Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to the eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. It's often associated with a buildup of pressure inside the eye. Glaucoma tends to be inherited and may not show up until later in life. The increased pressure, called intraocular pressure, can damage the optic nerve, which transmits images to the brain. If damage to the optic nerve from high eye pressure continues, glaucoma will cause permanent loss of vision.
Diabetic neuropathies damage peripheral nerves, which components pf the reflex arc is the most likely to be damaged in nicks situation? i. Sensory receptors 7. Which division of the ANS would be affected and be causing nicks GI tract symptoms? j. PNS 8. Nicks light headedness is caused by a condition known as orthostatic hypotension, a rapid drop in blood pressure upon standing up.
“Choose a medical condition that interests you and research it. Write about the possible uses of hypnosis in the treatment of the condition as you see them”. Introduction High blood pressure or hypertension is a condition that left untreated can cause stroke, kidney disease, heart problems that will ultimately kill a sufferer. The major problem with hypertension is that it does not have readily apparent symptoms and, for this reason, it is also known as ‘the silent killer’. According to NHS Direct around 30% of people in the UK have high blood pressure but don’t know it.
Stroke is well defined in the medical lexicon as a disruption of the normal blood flow to a brain region, leading to a loss of neurological function. The common symptoms of a stroke, such as memory loss, speech impairment, and movement problems, occur when neurons die due to the lack of blood reaching them (National Stroke Association). It is important, however, to look beyond the causes or symptoms of stroke, and rather focus on the experience of stroke. What does it feel like to have a stroke? Are patients conscious during a stroke?
This paper explores the tenets of his sexual addiction recovery model and contrasts them to more recent journal articles whose studies were focused on aspects of sexual addiction. Carnes (1991) has worked with more than 1,000 sex addicts to come to the conclusion that recovery from sexual addiction takes as much as five years. That is a difficult concept to grasp for many people today, as the messages that bombard all of society contradict such a long term view to most undertakings. It is perhaps one of the main reasons so many people struggle endlessly and can’t find recovery. In my personal experience over the last four years with Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) 12-Step groups, I can personally attest to seeing more than a third of all membership lasting less than six months.
Faculty of Medicine, University of Red Sea- Sudan. 2. Ministry of Health, Geziera State– Sudan. *Corresponding authorha email: Thani.babiker@Yahoomail.com . Abstract Background: Malaria is a major contributor to child ill health; more than 10 million of the world’s children die each year before reaching the age of five.