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1. Which are the correct buzz words for the pathophysiology of stroke?

  • Ischaemic cascade, prologned ischaemia = tissue damage, collateral circulation, recovery potential, iscahemic processes
  • Prolonged ischaemia = tissue damage, recovery potential, collateral circulation, ischaemic cascade, ischaemic processes
  • Prolonged ischaemia = tissue damage, recovery potential, contralateral circulation, ischaemic cascade, ischaemic processes
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2. Dysphagia is

  • Difficulty with movement due to disruption in the motor cortex leading to a lack of innervation of the muscle fibers.
  • Difficulty with swallowing due to disruption in the swallowing process.
  • Difficulty with communication. Due to the hypoxic nature of a stroke, broca's (expressive) and weirnicke's (receptive) area are starved of oxygen and damaged.

3. Aphasia is

  • Inability to communicate. Either broca's or wernicke's are affected. Understanding and use of correct words in writing or speaking.
  • Lack of communication, has some understanding but not all. Broca's is affected onlly
  • Inability to communicate. Wernicke's is affected only

4. Broca's is responsible for X and Wernicke's is responsible for Y

  • X)Expressive, motor y)Receptive, comprehension
  • X)Receptive, comprehension Y)Expressive, motor
  • X)Expressive, comprehension Y)Receptive, motor

5. Wernicke's area is located in the

  • Frontal lobe
  • Tempora-parateial lobe
  • Motor cortex
  • Pre-central gyrus

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