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Module Five

Diseases

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A _____________ is known as a brain attack or cerebrovascular accident that affects the arteries that supply blood to the brain. Stroke
_____________________________ Nerve impulses are not sent to and from the brain in a normal way due to the myelin sheaths have been destroyed in the brain and spinal cord. Multiple Sclerosis
This disease attacks the nerve cells that control voluntary muscles, it is rapidly progressive and fatal______________________________________. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
__________________is a disease that lays dormant in the nerve tissue and can become active you may and then you will have a rash or blisters appear on the skin. Shingles
. ___________is a syndrome that can occur with spinal cord injuries above the mid-thoracic level and will have an uncontrolled stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system, if untreated the patient is at risk for a stroke, heart attack, or death. Autonomic dysreflexia
Your patient is looking straight at you but cannot see your face what eye disease do they have? Age related macular degeneration
. _____________________________ is a slow, progressive disorder with no cure, and you may see hand tremors, a stooped posture, rigid or stiff muscles. Parkinson Disease
Created by: mstearns