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2. What is the definition of a TIA and what is the difference from stroke?

  • An episode of cerebral dysfunction caused by impaired blood supply to the brain vessels. It last 30 minutes and
  • An episode of tempoary cerebral dysfunction caused by impaired blood flow to the head that usually lasts only a few minutes and resolved in less than 24 hours
  • An episode of permanent cerebral dysfunction caused by blood no reaching the head. It lasts only 24 hours

3. 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

4. What is cerebral shock?

  • Cerebral hypoperfusion is when the blood supply to the brain is decreased, it is often associated with cerebral hypoxia
  • Cerebral hyperfusion is not the opposite of cerebral hypoperfusion

5. Broca's area is located in the

  • Basal ganglia
  • Pre-motor area of the left frontal lobe.
  • Pre-central gyrus

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