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

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

  • Expressive disorder of speech characterised by poor articulation.
  • Motor disorder of speech characterised by poor articulation. Difficulty in producing or sustaining range, force, speed and coordination of movements. This affects breathing, phonation, resonance and articulation.
  • Receptive disorder of speech characterised by poor articulation.

3. Autonomic dysreflexia is

  • Overactivity of the ANS in response to an irritating stimulus below the level of the spinal chord injury e.g Full bladder Symptoms occur as a reflex is activated that increases the sympathetic portion of the ANS. Increased spasms and heart rate
  • Overactivity of the ANS in response to an irritating stimulus below the level of the spinal chord injury e.g Full bladder Symptoms occur as a reflex is activated that increases the sympathetic portion of the ANS. Increased spasms and BP
  • Overactivity of the ANS in response to an irritating stimulus below the level of the spinal chord injury e.g Full bladder Symptoms occur as a reflex is activated that increases the sympathetic portion of the ANS.Only below L5

4. Wernicke's area is located in the

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

5. What are the two hypes of hemorrhagic stroke?

  • Intracerebral, intracranial
  • Intercerebral, intercranial
  • Intracerrebellum, intracranial
  • Intracerebral, intracranium

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