*NURSING > CASE STUDY > NURS 6501 Week 8 Case study_2020 | NURS6501 Week 8 Case study_Ischemic Stroke (All)

NURS 6501 Week 8 Case study_2020 | NURS6501 Week 8 Case study_Ischemic Stroke

Document Content and Description Below

NURS 6501 Week 8 Case study – Mercer County College Ischemic Stroke A 74-year-old male with a history of hypertension and smoking is admitted to the ED for possible ischemic stroke. While e... ating dinner, the patient’s wife witnessed her husband have a sudden onset of difficulty speaking, left sided facial droop with drooling, and weakness in his left hand. The purpose of this paper is to explore how ischemic - - - - - impact physiological functioning, and how the process interacts to affect the patient. Pathophysiological processes that result in the patient presenting symptoms Ischemic stroke occurs when there is an obstruction to arterial blood flow to the brain from thrombus formation, an embolus associated with atherosclerosis, or hypoperfusion related to decreased blood volume or heart failure (McCance & Huether, 2019). The - - - - Racial/ ethnic variables that may impact physiological functioning Stroke disparities among self-defined ethnic and racial groups exist around the world. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for Americans, but the risk of having a stroke varies with race [Show More]

Last updated: 1 year ago

Preview 1 out of 4 pages

Add to cart

Instant download


Buy this document to get the full access instantly

Instant Download Access after purchase

Add to cart

Instant download

Reviews( 0 )


Add to cart

Instant download

Can't find what you want? Try our AI powered Search



Document information

Connected school, study & course

About the document

Uploaded On

Mar 06, 2021

Number of pages


Written in


Martin Freeman

Member since 4 years

485 Documents Sold

Additional information

This document has been written for:


Mar 06, 2021





Document Keyword Tags

More From Martin Freeman

View all Martin Freeman's documents »

Recommended For You

Get more on CASE STUDY »
What is Browsegrades

In Browsegrades, a student can earn by offering help to other student. Students can help other students with materials by upploading their notes and earn money.

We are here to help

We're available through e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and live chat.
 Questions? Leave a message!

Follow us on

Copyright © Browsegrades · High quality services·