Flashcards in Stroke Deck (20)
What's the most common case of long term disability in adults in the US?
What is a stroke?
Acute onset of neurological dysfunction, secondary to abnormality in cerebral circulation
What are they types of CVA?
Ischemic-lack of blood supply
What's a TIA
Temporary interrupted blood supply to the brain.
Permanent damage doesn't happen.
What side of the body does a left CVA affect
If the stroke is in the Cerebellum will the patient have ipsilateral or contralateral effects?
Where's the most common place to have a stroke?
Middle cerebral Artery
What all can happen with a middle cerebral artery stroke?
Aphasia-Wernicke's and Broca's
Ataxia-drunken sailor gait
What happens with right CVA?
Left Sensory loss
Neglect or denial
impaired judgements and reasoning
What happens with left CVA?
Right sensory loss
difficulty showing positive emotions
What are common deficits with stroke?
Muscle function/control and activation
Changes in muscle tone
What is flaccidity?
low muscle tone
What can happen with spasticity?
Comes after flaccidity
Can cause contractures
it happens on hemiparetic side
What happens in Brunstrom Stage 1?
Period of flaccidity
No movement can occur
What happens in Brunstrom Stage 2?
Basic limb synergies or some components may appear
Spacticity starts to develop
What happens in Brunstrom Stage 3?
Voluntary movement starts to occur
What happens in Brunstrom Stage 4?
Can start to break synergies
What happens in Brunstrom Stage 5?
More difficult movement patterns are learned
synergies are lost
What happens in Brunstrom Stage 6?
No more spacticity
coordination approaches normal
normal motor function