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Understanding Stroke

Understanding Stroke

Understanding Stroke

Georgina Casey
Georgina Casey
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Launch date: 23 Aug 2018
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Last updated: 10 Sep 2021

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Ms JANET MALELU BSc (9 Sep 2021)
WELL ELABORATED
Alison New (2 Jun 2021)
Excellent -
Ms ESTHER NDIRANGU Rn (3 May 2021)
Very informative .rapid response to avert the damages is key in management of stroke .

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Description

The incidence of stroke is increasing world-wide but so are survival rates, at least in developed nations, leading to an increasing burden of disability. Strokes can be ischaemic (loss of blood flow to part of the brain) or haemorrhagic (acute intracranial haemorrhage). Current best practice for stroke involves timely access to thrombolytic therapy (in ischaemic stroke) and care in dedicated stroke units that bring together an expert team of health practitioners. Restoration of blood supply to the affected brain tissue and then rehabilitation to regain function are the goals of best practice. Ongoing research into protection of at risk tissue in areas surrounding the stroke, and the regeneration of neurological tissue highlights the complexity of the effects of stroke on the brain.

Objectives

After completing this online activity and quiz, you should be able to:
1. Describe factors that increase risk of stroke.

2. Outline the pathophysiology of ischaemic stroke and its consequences.

3. Explain the outcomes of stroke.

4. Describe best practice associated with acute management of stroke.
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Georgina Casey
on behalf of CPD4nurses

CPD4nurses assists nurses in meeting their professional development requirements by providing affordable, convenient and professionally written learning activities. We offer straightforward and insightful activities on topics that support fundamental practice.

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Ms JANET MALELU BSc (9 Sep 2021)
WELL ELABORATED
Alison New (2 Jun 2021)
Excellent -
Ms ESTHER NDIRANGU Rn (3 May 2021)
Very informative .rapid response to avert the damages is key in management of stroke .

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