Stroke for the Lay Person
See more information about stroke in the clincal setting is What is a stroke and the symptoms that could possibly occur. Atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiac disease and their relationship to stroke are also included. Risk factors, Diagnostic tests such CT Scan, MRI and angiography are discussed.
A seizure could possibly result following a stroke and for this reason this topic has been included. As a result of a stroke, a patient may experience upper or lower extremity weakness, so fall prevention and rehabilitation have been included.
Last but not least, a glimpse at stroke prevention, by consulting with your doctor for helpful information and regular checkups is included.
*Always follow your institutions policies, procedures and doctor's orders
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