CVA

  1. Treatment for a (ishemic)  thrombus or embolic stroke

    Fibrinolytic
    TPA -tissue plasminogen activator - (clot buster ) SE: bleeding , Fever
  2. Treatment for a (ishemic)  thrombus or embolic stroke

    Antiplatlete post TPA
    ( Ticlid,plavix,ASA, persatine)

    AE: Ticlid- Nausea, dyspepsia, diarrhea

    plavix- Dizziness, cheast pain,

    persatine- dizziness abdominal distress
  3. Treatment for a (ishemic) thrombus or embolic stroke

    Anticoagulants 
      (Coumidan, heparin, lovenox)

    AE: Bleeding ,
  4. Hemiplegia
    Paralysis on one side of the body
  5. Hemiparesis
    Weakness on one side of the body
  6. Hemineglect
    Lack of awarness of one side of the body or one side of the visual field
  7. Dyphasia
    Difficultly  swallowing
  8. Dysarthria
    Difficulty taking caused by facial weakness
  9. Aphasia
    Difficultly speaking or understanding speech caused by damage to the brains lauguage center

    Expressive - know what to say but cant get it out

    Receptive- pt doesnt understand whats being said
Author
chells1114
ID
172470
Card Set
CVA
Description
cva
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