Tag: Stroke

A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.


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Critical Analysis of a Randomised Controlled Trial
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The following essay aims to critically analyse a randomised controlled trial; ‘Effect of IV alteplase on the ischemic brain lesion at 24-48 hours after ischemic stroke’ by Mair et al.,(2018).... Last modified: 29th Jun 2021

Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Affecting nearly 795,000 patients in the United States each year, stroke is one of the leading causes of people, mostly adults, with long-term disability.... Last modified: 26th May 2021

Stroke Recovery Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Recovering from a stroke can be a rather long process that requires a lot of dedication, hard work, and patience. It may take years to recover, and not that is not even fully recovering. According to the National Stroke Association, “25 percent of people who have a stroke recover with little to minor impairments... Last modified: 13th Apr 2021

Spasticity Following Stroke: a Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The studies taken in this review shows a great diversity in respect to methodology, intervention, population and outcome measures.... Last modified: 24th Mar 2021

Balance Disability After Stroke
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Balance disability is common after stroke. The aims of this study were to investigate the frequency of balance disability; to characterize different levels of disability; and to identify demographics... Last modified: 17th Feb 2021

Reflection of Role of Prescribing for Patient with Stroke
Reflective Essays
Introduction: The World Health Organisation (1978) describes stroke as a disease of probable vascular origin, which is categorised by symptoms developing in a sudden nature, which due to the interruption of cerebra... Last modified: 15th Dec 2020

CT Scanning for Strokes
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: A stroke (cerebrovascular disease) occurs when the blood supply does not reach different parts of the brain, causing brain cells to die as they do not receive oxygen... Last modified: 3rd Dec 2020

Epidemiological Data Of Stroke Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This piece of assignment will discuss about a stroke patient that I have provided care for, it will describe the significance of epidemiological data of stroke, It will demonstrate knowledge and under... Last modified: 10th Nov 2020

Health Profile of Enfield: Focus on Strokes
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Contents Introduction…………………………………………….1 Demographic Profile of Enfield…………... Last modified: 18th Jun 2020

Care for Individual that has Suffered Acute Stroke
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction The purpose of this essay is to demonstrate care that is provided for an individual who has suffered an acute stroke . In this instance, the scenario that will be considered ; is about a ... Last modified: 5th May 2020

Reflective essay: Stroke patient
Reflective Essays
Introduction: ASSIGNMENT FROM MOTHER NA’ A Reflective Essay on significant patient care event within a multidisciplinary setting. This will be a reflective analysis on a significant event that I have observe... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

PBL - Stroke Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Written by: Yung Bing Yong Introduction The brain is the primary organ of the centre nervous system that controls our body and houses our mind. It is metabolically active and dependent on a continuou... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Stroke Case Study | Pathophysiology and Care Delivery Plan
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: This paper will discuss the case study relating to the patient, Mrs Amelia Middleton, and answer a series of questions relating to the pathophysiology of stroke, nursing care of the patient, and resp... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Impact of Stroke Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Introduction Jithra is now 68 years of age. Her family consists of husband, daughter, nephew and nephew’s wife. She has been living with left side hemiplegia caused by stroke since she was 64. ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Can recovery from stroke and depression be assisted by pets?
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question Can recovery from stroke and depression be assisted by pets? Answer Monty Don, a presenter of BBC2’s Gardeners World, reported in an article in The Times (2016) that adopting a puppy (Nigel... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Recovery From Acute Stroke
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This assignment will concentrate on how team of different health professionals will help Alfred (from the case study) on his journey of recovery from acute stroke. The following health professionals m... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Annotated Bibliography: Nursing Care of Patient With Stroke
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This annotated bibliography will discuss three pieces of literatures, which include a Department of health policy. Demonstrating an understanding of the chosen articles with the use of additional lit... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nursing Crisis Intervention: Stroke
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Stroke is a global problem of the increasing elderly population. According to the Department of Health (2007a), stroke is the third leading cause of death in the UK, with more than 110,000 individual... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Public Awareness of Stroke Risk Factors and Warning Signs
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction Stroke is defined as a sudden neurological deficit caused by impairment in perfusion to the brain (M. Bornstein, N 2009). The WHO estimates that by year 2030, 80% of all strokes will occ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Stroke Brain Symptoms
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Stroke Information on Stroke What is a stroke? A stroke is a medical condition very much like a heart attack, but it occurs in the brain. The blood vessels in the brain can become clogged or occluded ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Dabigatran Versus Aspirin in the Prevention of Stroke
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Embolic stroke, a type of ischemic stroke, occurs when a vessel in the brain is blocked.  Brain tissue is deprived of oxygen and can die in just a few minutes.  Thrombotic issues like b... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Occupational Therapy After A Stroke Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This meta analysis of the referenced studies aim to evaluate efficacy of occupational therapy: whether it focused specifically on personal activities of daily living improves recovery for patients fol... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Patients With Post Stroke Dysphagia Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This chapter deals with discussion, summary and conclusions drawn. It clarifies the limitations of the study, the implications and recommendations given for different areas in Nursing practice, Educat... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Post Stroke Depression Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Stroke is considered to be one of the most devastating vascular events (Beekman et al 1998) which can cause death. The patients who survive are developing physical impairment. This impairment can make... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020