Type
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Description

occurs when there is ischemia to a part of the brain or hemorrhage into the brain that results in death of brain cells stroke
a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by focal brain, spinal cord or retinal ischemia but withoutt acute infarction of the brain TIA
disease marked by a continuing predipostion to seizures, with neurobiologic, cognitive, psychologic and social consequences epilepsy
seizure characterized by losing consciousness, falling to the ground, stiffness for 10-20 seconds and subsequent jerking of extrremities tonic-clonic
seizure manifested as a brief staring spell absence
state of continuous seizure activity, a condition in which seizures recur in rapid succession withoutt return to consciousness between seizures, lasts more than 5 minutes status epilepticus
single most important modifiable risk factor for stroke hypertension
Acronym for warning signs of stroke befast
a type of stroke that occurs when it occludes a cerebral artery, resulting in infarction and edema embolic stroke
a result from bleeding into the brain tissue hemorrhagic stroke
occurs from injury to a blood vessel wall and formation of a blood clot thrombotic stroke
this nerve can be stimulated to control continuous simple or complex partial seizures vagus nerve
patient reports this unusual sensation before the seizure takes place aura
occurs for no known reason and do not fit into the generalized or partial classifications idiopathic seizure
an abnormal sudden, excessive, unconttrolled electrical discharge of neurons within the brain. seizure

Stroke Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Poor blood flow to brain resulting in cell death stroke
A type of stroke resulting from an obstruction Ischemic
Type of stroke associated with blood vessel ruptures Hemorrhagic
Key risk factor High blood pressure
Acronym for identifying onset of a stroke FAST
How many times more likely are you to suffer from a stroke if you are black Two
What may be a physical post stroke effect Fatigue
A treatment for ischemic stroke Stents
A surgical treatment for Hemorrhagic stroke clamping
A common misconception about stroke prevelance Rare
Possible recovery time twoyears
A sign or symptom of stroke Numbness
Uncontrollable risk factor Gender

All about Strokes Crossword

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Crossword
Description

type of stroke that occurs when blood vessel in the brain breaks leaking blood into the brain hemorrhagic
type of stroke that occurs when arteries are blocked by bloot clots or by the gradual build up of plaque ischemic
inability to recogonize and interpret objects, people, sounds, or smells despite intact primary sense organs agnosia
responsible for basic life functioning ( breathing, HR, and BP) brainstem
the lobe of the brain that is responsible for emotions, judgements and impulse control frontal
treat __________, as it may mimic stroke symptoms hypoglycemia
slurred speech dysarthria
medication that should prescribed for any stroke patient with history of or with current atrial fibrillation anticoagulant
Any patient with a _____ higher than 100, should be placed on a statin LDH
lobe of the brain associated with language processing temporal
incoordination ataxia
inability to speak aphasia
leading preventable stroke risk factor hypertension
a buldging formation on the artery, usually caused by hypertension or excessive amount of fatty deposits aneurysm
inability to communicate ideas in written language not due to mechanical dysfunction; typically results from damage to the parietal lobe agraphia
________and stroke can occur together or in close proximity seizures
lobe of the brain associated with visual processing occipital
stroke patients must remain _____ until passing a dysphagia screen npo
hardening and thickening of the walls of the arteries atherosclerosis
stroke patient teaching must be ________ to the patient's risk factors for stroke personalized
stroke is the _____ leading cause of death in the US fifth
the B in BE FAST stands for balance

FIRST AID Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

bleeding oozes rather than flows capillary
partial thickness classified as second degree burns
type of shock treated with epinepherine anaphylactic
referred to as syncope fainting
type of injury necessary to flush with water/call EMS chemical burns
bleeding flows more and is darker in color venous
bleeding flows more rapidly/bright red and spurts arterial
estimating body surface burned rule of nines
this condition requires immobilization musculoskeletal
heat related emergency displays moist pale skin, headaches and weakness heat exhaustion
condition that occurs due to exposure to cold hypothermia
shock resulted from hypoglycemia, requires giving sugar insulin
sharp pain in the middle of the chest/pain down left arm myocardial infarction
condition where you lie the patient down and open an airway shock
bandage-injury at the elbow figure eight
bandage-wound to lower leg spiral
fracture to the long bone splint
bandage-injury to finger tubular
shock respiratory-treatment? intubation
shock-cardiogenic/treatment? ivdopamine
shock-septic/treatment? iv norepinephrine
shock-hemorrhagic/treatment? stop bleeding
shock-hypovolemic/treatment? replace fluids
shock-anaphylactic/treatment? epinephrine

Stroke Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What is the major risk factor for stroke? HighBloodPressure
Stroke is the _____ leading cause of death in the US fifth
Drug indicated for the management of acute ischemic stroke alteplase
Acronym to identify the early warning signs of stroke BEFAST
If you suspect a stroke, call ___ immediately 911
Stroke is a _____ attack brain
________ stroke occurs when blood flow through an artery is blocked ischemic
___________ stroke occurs when an artery is ruptured. Hemorrhagic
What the B in BEFAST stands for Balance
_________ is a stroke symptom, in which a person may feel faint, lightheaded, or like the room is spinning dizziness
A sudden onset of a severe ________ is a stroke symptom, in which a person may experience pain in their head, scalp or neck with no known cause headache
Uncontrollable risk factors include Family history, age, race and ______. gender
Mechanical ____________ is a newer intervention for stroke, which can be performed up to 24 hours after the time last known well. Thrombectomy
The drug for stroke should be given within ____ hours from the time of last known well. three

Stroke Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Type of stroke associated with blood vessel rupture Hemorrhagic
Poor blood flow to brain resulting in cell death Stroke
Uncontrollable risk factor Gender
Key risk factor High Blood Pressure
A sign and symptom of stroke facial droop
What might be a physical post stroke effect faitgue
A type of stroke resulting from an obstruction Ischemic
An acronym for identifying a stroke BEFAST
A treatment for a subarachnoid hemorrhage coiling
The medical care team notified for stroke assessment Neurology

Basic Brain Structure and Function Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The membrane that covers and protects the central nervous system, forms partitions, contains cerebral fluid, protects blood vessels and encloses the venus sinuses. Meninges
The _______________ nervous system serves to stimulate nervous system activity such as accelerating the heart rate, constricting blood vessels, raising the blood pressure, and facilitating a muscle contraction Sympathetic
The outermost layer of the cerebral hemispheres are composed of ________matter Gray
The neuroendocrine ________________ is associated with mood, appetite, vomiting, limbic system functions, pain and sleep. The drug Prozac mimics this Serotonin
In the architecture of the brain there area three basic units based on location. The that includes the upper spinal cord, brain stem and cerebellum is the ___________________ Hindbrain
The brain is divided into two ______________ Hemispheres
The parietal lobe is known as the primary ______________ area where impulses related to temperature, pain, touch, taste, smell are interpreted Sensory
The area of the brain responsible for receiving information from the ears is the ____________ lobe Temporal
Damage to the occipital lobes can cause _____________________ Blindness
Superior, Straight or Cavernous __________ Sinus
Sensory information received from the outside world is processed; controls voluntary movement & regulates conscious thought & mental activity in the ____________________ hemispheres Cerebral
In development of the brain, the ______________ is responsible for the evolution of intelligence Neocortex
The lobe of the brain involved in planning a schedule, imagining the future or reasoning during an argument is the __________lobe Frontal
The _____________ is the structure that receives sensory and limbic information and sends this information to the brain Thalamus
A neuroendocrine associated with concentration, socializing, food-seeking, sexual desire and motor neuron control and associated with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Lewy Body dementia Dopamine
Short term memories and converted to long-term memories in the ___________________ Hippocampus
The ______________ are chemical messengers in the nervous system Neurotransmitters
The _________side of the cerebrum specializes in language, calculation and sequential thought processes Left
The ____________ nervous system is part of the involuntary nervous system that serves to slow the heart rate, increase intestinal and glandular activity, relax the sphincter muscles and allow a muscle to rest Parasympathetic
The ___________ is the regions of the embryonic vertebrate neural tube that gives rise to posterior forebrain structures Diencephalon
The sixth cranial nerve, responsible for the control of lateral eye movement is the ___________ nerve Abducens
An excitatory neurotransmitter that governs muscle contractions and is associated with memory formation and diseases like Alzheimer’s is ______________________ Acetylcholine
The _____________ ___________ is a set of interconnected nuclei located throughout the brainstem and play a crucial role in maintaining behavioral arousal and consciousness (2 weeks) Reticular formation
Cranial nerve #1, responsible for smell is called the ______________ nerve Olfactory
The _____________ ______________ helps to refine movement so it isn’t clumsy or erratic (2 words) Cerebral Peduncle
Substance that reduces the weight of the brain, supplies nutrients, transports hormones and prevents head injury (3 word) Cerebral Spinal Fluid
The Eleventh cranial nerve which controls the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid and controls swallowing movement is the ____________ nerve Accessory
The _______________ functions to control autonomic, emotional, and sexual behavior (regulates visceral motor activity) Amygdala

Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

CPR Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

People don't act mostly because they are ________ of what to do. unsure
A "Good Samaritan" uses common ____ and a reasonable level of skill" sense
Unusual behavior, odors, sights or ____ are all signs of an emergency.- noises
To obtain consent to perform CPR on someone, state your name and tell the victim that you are _____ in CPR. trained
You do not need to get consent if the person is a child or the victim is ______ to tell you the problem, unable
The three C's.... Check, Call, and ____. care
only move and ______ person if you need to in order to perform proper care injured
you can also move a victim if the scene becomes ______ unsafe
you must check head to _____ when checking a conscious adult. toe
before checking a victim, you must check the ______. scene
if you are unsure what to do, you must _______ 911. call
______ is when there is not enough blood being delivered too all parts of your body and can result from injury or illness Shock
H.A.IN.E.S means high arms in _________ spine endangered
monitor abc's (airway, ______, circulation) breathing
always ask the victim if they are ______ ok
if you feel weakness or numbness on one side of the body this could be results of a ____ stroke
persistent chest pain or discomfort lasting more than 3-5 minutes could be a sign of a _____ heart attack
Use ________ if you are unable to perform full CPR hands only CPR
continue _____ until the scene becomes unsafe CPR
for rescue breathing use the _____ tilt, chin lift method head

Neuro Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

diseased state that causes inflammation of the meningeal tissue meningitis
the primary degenerative disease of the brain alzheimers
position after a lumbar puncture flat
abnormal flexion in upper extremities with extension of the lower extremities decorticate
this part of the brain controls our temperature hypothalamus
some people experience this before having a seizure aura
this seizure medication can cause gingival overgrowth Dilantin
the outter most meningeal covering of the brain dura
the sign when the nurse flexes the patient's neck, hip flexion occurs brudzinski
stiff neck (2 words) nuchal rigidity
anesthesia numbness
related to decreased levels of dopamine Parkinsons
extremely slow movements bradykinesia
rapidly reverses myasthenic crisis Tensilon
acute paralysis of the 7th cranial nerve (2 words) Bells palsy
progressive degenerative disease that disrupts motor pathway of the CNS (abbr.) MS
usually results in death from respiratory complications (abbr.) ALS
type of stroke that accounts for 80% of all strokes ischemic
defect in the use of language aphasia
swallowing difficulty dysphagia
drooping of upper eyelid ptosis
loss of motor and sensory function in all extremities quadriplegia
often used to manage spinal cord injuries traction
removal of part of a vertebra laminectomy

First AID Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

procedures that combine rescue breathing and chest compressions CPR
automated external defibrillator AED
immediate, temporary care given to an ill or injured person until professional medical care can be provided first-aid
Partial or complete loss of consciousness caused by a temporary reduction in the supply of blood to the brain Fainting
the passages through which air enters and leaves the body airway
Act of pushing on the chest Compressions
the process that moves air in and out of the lungs Breathing
The muscle that pumps blood received from veins into arteries throughout the body Heart
a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) Stroke
When a person is unable to respond to people and activities. unconscious
a person injured or killed in a serious accident casualty
Condition that occurs when the heart stops beating or beats too ineffectively to circulate blood. Cardiac arrest
a model of the human body, used for teaching medical or art students manikin
something dangerous or serious, such as an accident, that happens suddenly or unexpectedly and needs fast action in order to avoid harmful results emergency
to help the victims of an accident rescue
the process of protecting someone or something and providing what that person or thing needs care
the possibility of harm or death to someone danger