Stroke Quiz

Stroke Quiz

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Because of the broader window of treatment time and therapies available, EMS needs to reconsider:

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In one study in a suburban/urban, it indicated that EMS system planners may anticipate that approximately 1 in 10 patients (including 1 in 4 with acute ICH) will deteriorate between the scene and the ED arrival.

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Many interventions for treatment of acute stroke are most effective when initiated as soon as possible after stroke onset.

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Signs can alert the doctors to where the stroke occurred. Signs of stroke are important for EMS to document because it can provide a pre-notification report to the receiving hospital.

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Right hemispheric incidents typically show on the left side of the body.

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TIAs must be considered a medical emergency because approximately 15% of strokes occur after a TIA.

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Physiological and neurological differences present depending on where a stroke occurs.

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The Circle of Willis is a joining of arteries:

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RACE stroke assessment includes Facial Palsy, arm strength, leg strength, gaze or head deviation, and:

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What percentage of stroke patients call EMS over one hour after symptoms began?

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In trials, the increase in successful recovery was attributed to faster treatment times.

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Stroke can affect: memory, senses, emotions, physical body.

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How a stroke affects a person’s physiology depends on where the stroke occurred in the brain.

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The majority of strokes are Ischemic.

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Hemorrhagic stroke:

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Ischemic stroke:

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The types of stroke are:

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There are ten causes of stroke.

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Stroke is a sudden impairment in brain:

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