Type
Crossword
Description

medication used to break up a clot alteplase
not being aware of one side of the body and/or environment neglect
type of stroke when a clot blocks an artery carrying blood to the brain ischemic
a balloon-like bulge in the wall of an artery aneurysm
a three step test that can be used to recognize someone is having a stroke fast
type of aphasia that causes difficulty speaking expressive
type of hemorrhage when a blood vessel bursts and there is bleeding within the brain intracerebral
when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off or interrupted stroke
weakness in the muscles that control the mouth and lips can cause dysarthria
the screening assessment done to determine if the stroke has affected a patients swallowing dysphagia
paralysis on one half of the body hemiplegia
weakness on one half of the body hemiparesis
type of aphasia that results in difficulty understanding what is said receptive
type of hemorrhage when a blood vessel bursts and there is bleeding onto the surface of the brain subarachnoid
type of stroke that makes up about 15 % of all strokes hemorrhagic

Cardiovascular Disease Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Various diseases involving heart and blood vessels Cardiovascular Disease
Inactive Lifestyle Sedentary
Ranked #2 in deaths in the U.S. Cancer
Consistent High Blood Pressure Hypertension
“Bad” Cholesterol LDL
“Good” Cholesterol HDL
This type of diabetes is biological Type 1 Diabetes
This type of diabetes is environmental Type 2 Diabetes
Blood pressure range Below 120 and Below 80 Normal
Blood pressure range 120-129 or 80-89 Prehypertension
Another name for genetics Heredity
Coronary artery is completely blocked Heart Attack
Blocked blood supply to a part of the brain Stroke
Stroke caused by blockage in a blood vessel Ischemic
Stroke caused by burst or ruptured blood vessel Hemorrhagic
#1 Risk Factor Smoking
overall condition of body or mind and the presence or absence of illness or injury Health
expands the idea of health to include the ability to achieve optimal health, all dimensions Wellness
Any body movement Physical Activity
Internal Dialogue Self Talk
planned, structured, repetitive movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness Exercise
Length of a workout Duration
Pressure when the heart is beating Systolic
Pressure when the heart is relaxing Diastolic
Peak of an exercise plan, most intense Workout

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

Stroke Month Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Difficulty swallowing food and liquids Dysphagia
The single highest risk factor for stroke Hypertension
Difficulty listening and talking Aphasia
Sign of stroke: if this is drooping, call 911 face
Sign of stroke: if this sounds strange, call 911 speech
Sign of stroke: if this drifts downward while raised, call 911 arm
Look here to see if a patient has a modified diet Blue band
With a stroke, " ________ lost is brain lost" time
This type of stroke occurs with a shortage or blockage of blood flow to the brain Ischemic
This type of stroke occurs when blood vessel(s) in the brain rupture hemorrhagic
This disease deals with "sugars" but if uncontrolled, increases the risk of stroke diabetes
A common physical deficit of stroke, often on just one side of the body paralysis
Difficulty planning or sequencing desired movements apraxia
Difficulty controlling bladder & bowels incontinence
Imbalance of muscle tone Spastic
Absence of muscle tone (a "limp" arm or leg) Flaccid
Development of a blood clot in the vascular system thrombosis

Coronary Artery Disease puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Our presentation is on _________ Artery Disease Coronary
These can gather plaque on their walls leading to strokes and heart attacks Arteries
A _______ occurs when things like inflammatory cells, lipoproteins, and calcium get stuck in an artery Blood Clot
This gathers on the walls of arteries and restricts blood flow Plaque
This is another name for plaque that gathers in an artery Fatty Deposits
A _______ Stroke occurs when and artery to the brain is blocked Ischemic
A _______ Stroke occurs when and artery to the brain bursts Hemorrhagic
The symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease are almost all a form of _________ Chest Pain
______ of breath is another symptom of Coronary Artery Disease Shortness
This is something that Coronary Artery Disease is commonly mistaken for Heartburn

Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Low RBC count Anemia
Difficulty eating Dysphagia
Too much sugar in the blood Hyperglycemia
Looking at blood vessels with dye Angiogram
Slow heart rate Bradycardia
Without fever Afebrile
Suffix meaning sagging/ falling out of place Ptosis
Root word for cartilage Chrondro
Suffix meaning hernia/tumor Cele
Suffix meaning dilation/stretching Ectasis
Difficulty breathing Dyspnea
Commonly known as 'blood poisoning' Septicemia
Blood group system ABO
Abbreviation for the medical term of stroke CVA
Deficiency of WBC Leukopenia
Examination of the abdomen with a ------scope Laparoscopy
Urination occuring at night Nocturia
High blood pressure Hypertension
Blood clot under the skin Hematoma
Red blood cell Erythrocyte
Root word for skull Crani
Ovary root Oophor
Term for tube Salping
Suffix meaning breakdown or separation Lysis
Root for lung Pneumo
Blue Cyan
Root for rib Cost
Large Macro
Excessive; too much Hyper
Many; much Poly
Requiring the presence of air Aerobic
Platelet Thrombocyte
Removal of a kidney Nephrectomy
Under the skin Subcutaneous
Cutting of a tube/vessel Vasectomy
Inflammation Itis
BID; 3 words Twice a day
ECG Electrocardiogram
PRN; 2 words When necessary

Bleeding and Shock Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A sign of internal bleeding ( ) bruising
Type of bleeding that can be seen coming from a wound external
Used first to control bleeding ( ) ( ) directpressure
Failure to circulate oxygen-rich blood Shock
If blood soaks through the bandage ( ) more pads add
A type of shock when you lose excessive amounts of blood hypovolemic
The process by which blood thickens clot
Capillary bleeding usually flows this way slow
A sign of shock when a person is unable to sit still restlessness
The amount of blood circulating in the body is known as ( ) ( ) bloodvolume
One cause of internal bleeding causing by direct trauma ( ) ( ) bluntforce
Arterial blood is under more pressure and will ( ) from the wound spurt
These carry blood to the heart veins
Loss of a large amount of blood in a short period of time Hemorrhage
Bleeding that occurs inside of the body internal
These carry blood from the heart arteries
A snug bandage to control bleeding (two words) pressurebandage
This will help reduce swelling with a minor internal bleed ( ) ( ) icepack

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

Stroke Awareness Month Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Loss of ability to understand or express speech caused by brain damage Aphasia
Type of stroke caused by an aneurysm burst or weakend blood vessel resulting in a intercranial bleed Hemmorhagic
Type of stroke caused when the brain is deprived of oxygen and other nutrients Ischemic
Medical term for stroke Cerebralvascularaccident
Medical term to discribe difficulty swallowing Dysphagia
Decreased awareness of one side following stroke Neglect
Hypertension, diabetes and coronary heart disease are all _______ _______ of stroke Riskfactors
Leading cause of adult disability in the US Stroke
Performing this task after meals and before bed can help reduce the risk of aspiration Oral care
Keeping a patients head of bed above 30 degrees for stroke patients helps to decrease the risk of ________ Aspiration
Medical term for high blood pressure Hypertension
Who is the medical director of the NERHP Stroke Team Kazmi
Who is the team leader of the NERHP stroke team? Sharon Hartl
NERHP has been Joint Comission Certified in stroke since ______ two thousand seven
What does SLP stand for Speech Language Pathologist
What does AFO stand for ankle foot orthosis
What does PVR stand for Post voiding residual
What is the date of the 2nd annual Stroke Awareness Volleyball Game May twentythird

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

All about Strokes Crossword

Type
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