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Stroke NBCOT

Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) AKA stroke; applies to clinical syndromes that accompany ischemic or hemorrhagic lesions.
Cerebral insufficiency Due to transient disturbances of blood flow (i.e. TIA)
Cerebral infarction Due to either embolism or thrombosis of the intra or extracranial arteries.
Cerebral hemorrhage Bleed secondary to hypertension or aneurysm.
Cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM) Abnormal, tangled collections of dilated blood vessels that result from congenitally malformed vascular structures.
Left Hemisphere Movement of the right side of body; processing of sensory information from right side of body; visual reception from right field.
Left Hemisphere cont. 1 Visual verbal processing
Left Hemisphere cont. 2 Bilateral motor praxis
Left Hemisphere cont. 3 Verbal memory
Left Hemisphere cont. 4 Bilateral auditory reception
Left Hemisphere cont. 5 Speech
Left Hemisphere cont. 6 Processing of verbal auditory information
Right Hemisphere Movement of left side of body; processing of sensory information from left side of body; visual reception from left field
Right Hemisphere cont. 1 Visual spatial processing
Right Hemisphere cont. 2 Left motor praxis
Right Hemisphere cont. 3 Nonverbal memory
Right Hemisphere cont. 4 Attention to incoming stimuli
Right Hemisphere cont. 5 Emotion
Right Hemisphere cont. 6 Processing of nonverbal auditory information
Right Hemisphere cont. 7 Interpretation of abstract information and tonal inflections.
Created by: saherrera