vascular accident

vascular accident

A medical euphemism for STROKE.
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Cerebral vascular accident, also known as stroke, ranks top in the death causes and adult disability in China.
These problems can be primarily neurologic in origin but can also be related to serious medical conditions, including a toxin, metabolic derangement or vascular accident.
1) It is an early embryological vascular accident, due to the persistence of the caudal anastomosis of the vitelline vein.
3) An intra-uterine vascular accident in late gestation has been accepted as the cause of apple peel atresia and presents with a spectrum of occlusions of one or more branches of the superior mesenteric artery.
For example, infection with a cuterebra larva can at times be difficult to differentiate from a primary vascular accident [a clot or other interference in blood circulation that affected neurons in the brain].
Contraindications were a documented history of breast cancer, hypertension, myocardial infarction, transient ischemic attack, cerebral vascular accident, migraines with aura, any migraine at age 35 years or older, venous thromboembolism, liver disease, or smoking at age 35 or older.
Comorbidities include 21% of patients with cerebrovascular disease, which is defined by the World Health Organization (as cited in Truelsen, Begg, & Mathers, 2000) as documented cerebral vascular accident or transient ischemic attack; 20% with peripheral vascular disease (surgical bypass, intermittent claudication or previous gangrene); 44% with heart disease (previous myocardial infarction, cardiac surgery or angioplasty), and 93% with hypertension (pre-dialysis systolic BP of [greater than]140 mmHg, or diastolic BP [greater than] 90 mmHg).
If the patient has traumatic brain injury, infection, neurotrauma, a closed or open head injury, cerebral vascular accident or drug overdose, especially opiates, all of these may cause apnea.
The relationship between dental disease and cerebral vascular accident in elderly united states veterans.
This instrument is "the starting point for examining numerous diseases (Parkinson's, cerebral vascular accident ).
26 of a cerebral vascular accident and dysphasia in Hightstown, N.
A New Zealand study in 2004/2005 provided a training programme for caregivers and measured whether the quality of the care residents received was improved by educating caregivers about such things as caring for a person with dementia, caring for a person with compromised mobility, fails and injury prevention, helping a person recover from a cerebral vascular accident and other topics specific to aged care.