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Characteristics of a CVA

SymptomPart of brain
Weakness, paralysis of the R side L Hemisphere
Increased frustration L Hemisphere
Decreased processing L Hemisphere
Possible aphasia (receptive, expressive, global) L Hemisphere
Possible dysphagia L Hemisphere
Possible motor apraxia (ideomotor and ideational) L Hemisphere
Decreased discrimination between L and R L Hemisphere
Right hemianopsia L Hemisphere
Weakness, paralysis of the L side R Hemisphere
Decreased attention span R Hemisphere
L hemianopsia R Hemisphere
Decreased awareness and judgment R Hemisphere
Memory deficits R Hemisphere
L inattention R Hemisphere
Decreased abstract reasoning R Hemisphere
Emotional lability R Hemisphere
Impulsive behaviors R Hemisphere
Decreased spatial orientation R Hemisphere
Unstable vital signs Brainstem
Decreased consciousness Brainstem
Decreased ability to swallow Brainstem
Weakness on both sides of the body Brainstem
Paralysis on both sides of the body Brainstem
Decreased balance Cerebellum
Ataxia Cerebellum
Decreased coordination Cerebellum
Nausea Cerebellum
Decreased ability for postural adjustment Cerebellum
Nystagmus Cerebellum
Created by: glopez111



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