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CVA

QuestionAnswer
Decreased attention span R hemisphere CVA
decreased awareness and judgement R hemisphere CVA
Memory deficits R hemisphere CVA
left inattention R hemisphere CVA
Decreased abstract reasoning R hemisphere CVA
Emotional lability R hemisphere CVA
Impulsive behaviors R hemisphere CVA
Decreased spatial orientation R hemisphere CVA
Increased frustration L hemisphere CVA
Decreased processing L hemisphere CVA
Decreased discrimination between left and right L hemisphere CVA
aphasia L hemisphere CVA
dysphagia L hemisphere CVA
motor apraxia L hemisphere CVA
unstable vital signs brainstem CVA
decreased consciousness brainstem CVA
decreased ability to swollow brainstem CVA
weakness and paralysis on both sides of the body brainstem CVA
decreased balance cerebellum CVA
ataxia cerebellum CVA
decreased coordination cerebellum CVA
nausea cerebellum CVA
decreased ability for postural adjustment cerebellum CVA
nystagmus cerebellum CVA
Stage 1 no volitional movement initiated
Stage 2 appearance of basic limb synergies, beginning of spasticity
Stage 3 synergies are performed voluntarily
Stage 4 Spasticity begins to decrease, movement patterns not dictated solely by limb synergies
Stage 5 further decrease in spasticity noted, independence from limb synergy patterns
Stage 6 Isolated joint movements are performed with coordination
Stage 7 Normal motor function is restored
Mobility Ability to initiate movement through a functional range of motion
Stability ability to maintain a position or posture through cocontraction and tonic holding around a joint
Controlled mobility ability to move within a weight bearing position or rotate around a long axis
Skill Ability to consistently perform functional tasks and manipulate the environment with normal postural reflex mechanisms and balance reactions
Sensory facilitation techniques (8) approximation, joint compression, icing, light touch, quick stretch, resistance, tapping, traction
Sensory inhibition techniques(5) deep pressure, prolonged stretch, warmth, prolonged cold, carotid reflex
associated reactions an involuntary and automatic movement of a body part as a result of an intentional active or resistive movement in another body part
homolateral synkinesis a flexion pattern of the involved upper extremity facilitates flexion of the involved lower extremity
limb synergies group of muscles that produce a predictable pattern of movement in flexion or extension patterns
Raimiste's phenomenon involved lower extremity will abduct/adduct with applied resistance to uninvolved lower extremity in the same direction
Souque's phenomenon raising the involved upper extremity above 100 degrees with elbow extension will produce extension and abduction of the fingers
Created by: kaglad
 

 



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