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CVA by brain struct

Characteristics of CVA accident by brain structures affected

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