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Ischemic, Hemorrhagic & Mini Strokes - Chapter Summary
Having a stroke is one of the most serious health issues individuals may face in their life. This chapter was made to help you improve your understanding of the different types of strokes, their symptoms and how they are treated. It is composed of short mobile-device-compatible lessons that you can view whether you are at home or anywhere else you have access to the internet. Following these lessons you should have a greater understanding of:
- Ischemic strokes and their symptoms
- Types, causes and treatment for ischemic strokes
- Hemorrhagic strokes and their symptoms
- Differences between ischemic strokes and hemorrhagic strokes
- Types, causes and treatment for hemorrhagic strokes
- Survival rate and life expectations following hemorrhagic strokes
- Causes, symptoms and diagnosis of mini strokes
- Stroke prevention
1. What is an Ischemic Stroke?
In this lesson, you're going to learn the definition of a stroke, and most specifically, an ischemic stroke. You'll also learn about the major events that cause an ischemic stroke.
2. Ischemic Stroke: Symptoms & Diagnosis
In this lesson. we will define ischemic stroke. We'll look at how it is diagnosed, along with what causes it. Symptoms and the prognosis for a sufferer will also be discussed.
3. Ischemic Stroke: Types & Causes
This lesson defines ischemic stroke, goes over the two major kinds of ischemic stroke, and some of the major and less well-known causes of this kind of neurological disorder.
4. Ischemic Stroke: Guidelines & Treatment
Ischemic strokes are serious medical emergencies and require immediate medical attention. There is a 'Golden Hour' that is pivotal in the treatment of ischemic strokes. In this lesson we will review the guidelines and treatments for ischemic strokes.
5. Cerebral Ischemic Stroke
This lesson is going to cover some of the basic information about cerebral ischemic strokes. We will look at how they form and the two main types of cerebral ischemic strokes.
6. Embolic Ischemic Stroke
There are many different types of stroke. One general category of stroke is called ischemic stroke and one subtype of this category is called embolic stroke. This lesson defines and describes embolic ischemic stroke.
7. Thrombotic Ischemic Stroke
This lesson is going to focus on explaining a very specific kind of stroke, that of thrombotic ischemic stroke. Learn what it is and the process behind its occurrence.
8. Ischemic vs. Hemorrhagic Stroke
Did you know there are two major categories of stroke? Yep, there's ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and they are quite different! Find out how they differ and their causes.
9. Hemorrhagic Stroke: Definition & Symptoms
Have you heard of an uncommon form of stroke called hemorrhagic stroke? This lesson will define hemorrhagic stroke, explain why it is so deadly, and discuss its causes, signs, and symptoms.
10. Hemorrhagic Stroke: Types & Causes
In this lesson, learn about hemorrhagic strokes, a type of stroke caused by blood in the brain. We will discuss the two types of hemorrhagic stroke and their causes.
11. Hemorrhagic Stroke: Prognosis & Treatment
This lesson is going to discuss some of the specifics associated with hemorrhagic strokes. We will detail information on the prognosis and treatment options that can be used.
12. Hemorrhagic Stroke: Survival Rate, Life Expectancy & Recovery
We are going to address some of the most common questions asked in regard to hemorrhagic strokes. Information about the survival rate, life expectancy and recovery time will be detailed in this lesson.
13. Mini Stroke: Causes & Symptoms
What is the difference between a stroke and a mini stroke? In this lesson, we are going to become more familiar with what a mini stroke is by taking a closer look at the causes and symptoms that are associated with a mini stroke.
14. Mini Stroke: Diagnosis & Prevention
In this lesson, you will learn how to identify a mini stroke and how it differs from a full stroke. You will also learn recommendations on how to prevent a mini stroke.
15. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) vs. Stroke
The brain is the most complex organ of our body and is responsible for all of our body's functions. Damage to the brain can cause significant deficits in functioning. In this lesson we will learn about the difference between transient ischemic attacks and strokes.
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