CRITICAL CARE

Management of Stroke-Related Complications

Mar 5, 2017 by in CRITICAL CARE Comments Off on Management of Stroke-Related Complications

  CEREBRAL EDEMA FROM STROKE Cerebral injury from either hemorrhage or infarction after acute stroke can herald the development of cerebral edema around the affected vascular area. The mechanisms of infarction…

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

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SAH may be further defined as subarachnoid blood on computed tomography (CT) scan, blood or xanthochromic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), or red blood cells in the final tube of CSF sample…

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Stroke Rehabilitation

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  AN OVERVIEW OF REHABILITATION Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry or rehabilitation medicine, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality…

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Intracerebral Hemorrhagic Stroke

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. Despite this, providing coordinated care by a knowledgeable interprofessional team of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, rehabilitation therapists, radiology technicians, dietitians, respiratory therapists, case managers, social workers,…

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Interprofessional Teams in Stroke Care

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  INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION Collaborative work between health care professionals has been assigned a number of terms as health care has evolved over the decades, including interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, interprofessional, multiprofessional, and transdisciplinary…

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Ischemic Stroke

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To facilitate improved outcomes, it is essential that members of the interprofessional team are aggressive with early mobility, interaction, and education for the patient with ischemic stroke. The interprofessional team…

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Poststroke Reintegration into the Community

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  AN INTERPROFESSIONAL APPROACH TO PATIENT CARE Numerous studies have indicated that the most successful model for reintegration into the community for stroke patients is one that incorporates a multidisciplinary/interprofessional team…

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