Acute stroke nursing interventions

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Avatar m tn Hi, Delirium is the presenting feature in a few stroke patients, but can complicate the clinical course of acute stroke in up to 48% of cases. Old age, extensive motor impairment, previous cognitive decline, metabolic and infectious complications, and sleep apnoea are all predisposing conditions for delirium. Patients with delirium have longer hospitalizations and a poorer prognosis, and are at increased risk of developing dementia.
Avatar f tn Hello, I'm looking for a possible explanation of the condition and its treatment my 33 year old cousin is in. He has been hospitalized for over month in Bangladesh. It's been difficult to get accurate answers to our questions, so we're trying our best to find answers in the United States from the medical reports we've received. I've copied and pasted information regarding his condition below.
544292 tn?1268886268 Another difference is length of acute withdrawall period; 4-6 days for opiates, 5-9 days for tramadol. Secondary withdrawall varied widely, but though a matter of weeks or months, symptoms DO resolve and successfull recoverers report that in retrospect this period was "more a matter of patience, rather than the teeth grinding endurance" of the first week.
Avatar m tn Very late in tx, I did try Wellbutrin for a couple of days but it just made me anxious and jittery so I stopped. Hardly did pain meds as well, except for a very acute ear ache. I was pretty weak and woozy as is, and I think too many pain meds would have turned me from a vegetable into a cooked vegetable :) Also, I had constant prostate and gastro issues (GERD) on treatment, and pain meds would make both worse. But back to the article.
181575 tn?1250202386 (Program and abstracts of the 41st Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver; April 26-30, 2006; Vienna, Austria.) showed that greater virologic suppression at Week 24 of telbivudine or lamivudine treatment was associated with superior clinical outcomes at Week 52. 5. "To date, we have no data demonstrating additive viral suppression from combinations of HBV drugs,...
Avatar f tn MY HUBBY JUST OUT OF HOSP. AND IN NURSING HOME/REHAB AFTER A SEVERE BOUT OF SEPSIS. STARTED WITH PROBABLE ABSCESSED WISDOM TOOTH, WHICH HE HAD NO PAIN IN. SEPSIS WENT TO ARTIFICIAL HIP. THAT WAS REMOVED IN HOSP. AND A TEMP ARTIFICIAL HIP WAS PUT IN. HE HAD SOME ORGAN PROBLEMS BUT THEY HAVE CLEARED. HE HAD HIS ARTIFICIAL HIP FOR 8 YR. I GUESS THIS WAS QUITE A RARE OCCURRANCE. HE WILL HAVE IV ANTIOTIC X 8 WK., THEN AFTER 6 MO.MAY GET NEW HIP. HE IS SO TIRED AND WEAK.
Avatar m tn It should be present in the body in optimum amount, else it can cause brain related problems like stroke, Alzheimer's and Prrkinson's disease. If you realize that you are suffering from alpha lipoic acid side effects, visit a doctor without any delay. ................................................................. Side Effects Side effects of alpha lipoic acid may include headache, tingling or a "pins and needles" sensation, skin rash, or muscle cramps.
Avatar n tn Am going to a ENT who told me I had an acute sinus infection - swelling, etc. I did not know I even know I was have a big problem as I had no typical sinus headache. I do have alergies to various environmental stuff. I was on a heavy duty antibiotic for Bronchitis preceding this smell - which, by the way is with me always - has been for about 1 week. I will go to ENT Thursday and question him about this Phantosmia and see what he has to say and report back.
Avatar n tn I guess my biggest concern would be my daughter. I'm nursing her. My family doctor said that I could while taking Norco. I'm afraid that she's going to experience W/D. I am so scared.