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what do nurses assess/ consider in their intitial assessment of a stroke patient

-Nurse dysphagia screen

-Pressure area assessment

-Continence assessment

-Medications

-Confirm personal and NOK details

-Hydration/nutrition

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what do physios/OT assess/consider in their intitial assessment of a stroke patient

-Functional baseline and home circumstances

-Seating

-Transfers

-Mobility

-Current functional ability (ADL’s)

-Cognitive assessment

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what do speech and language therapy assess/consider in their intitial assessment of a stroke patient

-Formal swallow assessment

-Language Screen

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transfer methods of patients

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example of patients 'current status' and goals for the whole stroke team 

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What is inattention/neglect?

•Disorder of attention

•Can be visual/ auditory/ sensory

•More common with right parietal stroke (post. parietal cortex)

•Present in 40% of all strokes

•Management: PT and OT to improve attention to neglected side plus environmental adaptations