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Preventing & Treating Strokes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Long-term treatment plans vary based on the underlying cause of the eye stroke. Some common risk factors include all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. Ultimately, damage caused by eye strokes (and other types of strokes) occur because cells in the brain are deprived of _____.

Question 3 3. What is a method of providing nutrition to a victim of brain stem stroke when he or she is unable to swallow?

Question 4 4. What is NOT a common supportive therapy in treating the symptoms of a brain stem stroke?

Question 5 5. Which of the following conditions may cause blood to clot within the heart as a result of a problem with the heart itself?

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Question 6 6. If you control your blood pressure to a level _____ by exercising more and eating less sodium, you will help prevent the chances that stroke will develop. Choose the best answer.

Question 7 7. Where in the brain do lacunar strokes occur?

Question 8 8. The loss of blood supply to the deep structures causes a damaged area in the brain known as the _____.

Question 9 9. What type of stroke are lacunar strokes?

Question 10 10. Which brain structure are lacunar strokes NOT commonly found in?

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Question 11 11. What is a cerebrovascular accident?

Question 12 12. What does the S, in Act FAST (for stroke) mean?

Question 13 13. Drugs that prevent blood clotting, called _____, may be a part of the recovery process.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a factor in the prognosis after a basal ganglia stroke?

Question 15 15. What is the surgical removal of a blood clot to treat a brain stem stroke?

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Question 16 16. Where is the brain stem located?

Question 17 17. Which best describes the recovery after a stroke?

Question 18 18. Which type of stroke has a better recovery and prognosis?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a surgery to remove a blood clot?

Question 20 20. The symptom of an embolic stroke that is characterized as the inability to speak is known as _____.

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Question 21 21. What is a thrombus?

Question 22 22. Which of the following treatments is usually only necessary when a person suffers a severe thrombotic stroke?

Question 23 23. Based on what you know about the cerebellum, which one of the following problems would you most expect to occur as a result of a cerebellar stroke?

Question 24 24. What is a stroke?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT an immediate treatment option for eye stroke?

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Question 26 26. What are the three primary structures of the human brain stem?

Question 27 27. Which of the following does NOT cause an increased risk of stroke?

Question 28 28. What is the typical time frame for recovery from a lacunar stroke?

Question 29 29. The most common underlying cause of lacunar strokes is what?

Question 30 30. What does the F, in Act FAST (for stroke) mean?

Preventing & Treating Strokes Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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