Chapter 15

  1. What is the largest part of the brain?
    The Cerebrum
  2. Different parts of the brain control different functions what are they?
    • 1. Front part of cerebrum controls emotion and thought.
    • 2. The middle part controls touch and movement.
    • 3. The back part controls vision.
    • 4. Speech is controlled on the left side near the middle of the cerebelum.
  3. What causes a stroke?
    Strokes occur when part of the blood flow to the brain is suddenly cut off.
  4. What is a TIA (transient ischemic attack)?
    Where a blood clot is broken up and blood flow is restored and symptoms disappear within 24 hours.
  5. What are the different types of seizures?
    • 1. Generalized
    • 2. Partial
    • 3. Status epilepticus
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Chapter 15
Neurologic Emergencies