Strokes

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What is a stroke?
A cerebrovasular accident where the blood supply to a part of the brain has been cut off.
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What type of stroke is caused by a blood clot?
Ischaemic
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What is a Haemorrhagic stroke cause by?
A bleed in the brain
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Symptoms for each type of stroke are different. True or false?
false. Symptoms of a stroke are the same for each type.
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What are the symptoms?
Face falling on one side, drooping around the eyes or mouth, unable to lift one arm, complete paralysis of one side, difficulty communicating and understanding others, difficulty balancing
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What types of treatment are there?
Surgery (removing the clot), clot busting medication, tablets to lower blood pressure
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How do we know what type of stroke it is?
Brain scans
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Symptoms for each type of stroke are different. True or false?

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