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  • The Rehabilitation Of Stroke Patients

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    How is This Evidenced from the Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients? The essay will look at brain plasticity in the context of brain injury, specifically that which occurs during a stroke and discuss how it is possible for regions of the brain to reconstruct to serve new functions, which were previously allocated to other regions in the brain. The effectiveness of the rehabilitation methods which use the idea of brain plasticity to help stroke patients regain previously lost functions, will also be considered

  • Ischemic Stroke Of A Patient With Hypercholesterolemia 1

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    Running head: ISCHEMIC STROKE IN A PATIENT WITH HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA 1 Ischemic Stroke in a Patient with Hypercholesterolemia Name Academic Institution ISCHEMIC STROKE IN PATIENT WITH HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA 2 Ischemic Stroke in a Patient with Hypercholesterolemia A 63-year-old woman presents to the emergency room with numbness on her left side, difficulty walking, and clumsiness with her left hand. She has had hypercholesterolemia for the past 15 years but recently discontinued her medication because

  • Motor Development Skills in Stroke Patients Essay

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    When assessing the relative literature as well as the plight of stroke patients, one finds that there are many causes or reasons why people fall victim to strokes. Accidents, diet, and old age-related factors are most often identified. Similarly, there exists some consensus as to appropriate treatment or therapy, which of course is dependent upon the individual and actual condition. The risk of stroke in all Americans increases after the age of 45. More often that not, clinicians are predisposed

  • A Case Study Based On Bill The Stroke Patient

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    into a case study based on Bill the Stroke patient. Bill is a retired shipbuilder age 68. Bill was found collapsed and unconscious in his garden by his wife Sandra.Bill has left side weakness and is not able to respond to any stimuli with his left hand. I will explain the details of what is a stroke. How a stroke is caused and the impact of a stroke. The effects of a stroke has on the systems and functions of the body. I will then discuss the effects that a stroke causes to psychological, physical

  • A Brief Note On Stroke Patients Get Blot Busting Treatment

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    article, “Few U.S. stroke patients get blot-busting treatment”, written by Lisa Rapaport, discusses the probability of ischemic stroke patients to receive a specific treatment called thrombolysis. Thrombolysis is a type of therapy that helps dissolve blood clots, in this case, blood clots in the brain that causes stroke. According to the article, those who receive this treatment have fewer post-stroke problems and can have a better chance of having a more normal life after stroke. In order to receive

  • A Brief Note On Ischemic Stroke Patients Get Blot Busting Treatment

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    article, “Few US stroke patients get blot-busting treatment”, written by Lisa Rapaport, discusses the probability of ischemic stroke patients to receive a specific treatment called thrombolysis. Thrombolysis is a type of therapy that helps dissolve blood clots, in this case, blood clots in the brain that causes stroke. According to the article, those who receive this treatment have fewer post-stroke problems. In order to receive this treatment and have it be successful, patients must arrive at a

  • Improving Patient Compliance And Stroke Rehabilitation

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    Improving Patient Compliance and Stroke Rehabilitation In my current position as a registered nurse, I have identified improving patient compliance and stroke rehabilitation as an important phenomenon of interest. While researching cerebrovascular accident (CVA) articles, I have a strong desire to enter the field of neuroscience because I feel that there is a great need for reform in stroke awareness and treatment care in the cerebrovascular patients across the nation. In today’s society, Advanced

  • Improving Patient Safety in Stroke Rehabilitation Wards

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    Patient safety is a major issue in health care, especially in the public sector. Studies show that as many as 10 patients get harmed daily as they receive care in stroke rehabilitation wards in hospitals in the United States alone. Patient safety refers to mechanisms for preventing patients from getting harmed as they receive health care services in hospitals. The issue of patient safety is usually associated with factors such as medication errors, wrong-site surgery, health care-acquired infections

  • The Is Virtual Reality Rehabilitation For Stroke Patients Causes Enjoyment Despite The Level Of Difficulty

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    whether or not virtual reality rehabilitation for stroke patients causes enjoyment despite the level of difficulty, and if the effects of the rehabilitation will provide functional benefits for the upper extremity (Chung, et al., 2016). The hypothesis provided in the article is in regards to the implementation of the given strategies. These strategies will deem necessary the level of progression through the program to ultimately have the patients carry out the activities while experiencing a higher

  • Software Development Methodologies For A Rehabilitation Process For Stroke Patients

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    people have strokes[1], minor and major, which affects each individual and their families. A stroke can take away an individual’s confidence and self-independence meaning the individual will need care from medical professionals and will have to undergo rehabilitation. The rehabilitation process for stroke patients requires the patients to attend different specialists within a hospital depending on the severity of the stroke and the damage it has caused to the patients. The patients may need to

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