Acute Post Stroke Test


1. The definition of stroke :

a. Neurological deficit that results from cerebrovascular diseases
b. Neurological deficit that has a sudden onset longer than 24 hours
c. Blood flow is disrupted due to obstruction of a vessel or thrombosis
d. All of the above

2. There are 3 types of ischemic strokes

a. Thrombotic stroke
b. Embolic stroke
c. Systemic Hypoperfusion
d. All of the above

3. Stroke is the leading cause of disability and long term institutionalization in the US

a.True
b.False

4.. Subarachnoid hemorrhage occurs:

a.When a blood vessel outside of the brain ruptures
b. When a blood vessel inside of the brain ruptures
c.When diseased blood vessel in brain burst
d.None of the above

5. The stroke risk factors include all except:

a.Hypertension
b.Smoking
c.Obesity
d. Low homocystein level

6. The signs and symptoms are:

a. Face sudden drooping
b. Arm sudden numbness
c. Speech sudden difficulty
d. Time call 911
e.All of the above

7.. The goal of treatment is to provide thrombolytic within:

a. 15 mins
b. 30 mins
c. 45 mins
d. 60 mins

8.. For in house stroke alert call:

a. 911
b. Code Blue
c. Code Red
d. Rapid Response Team

9. Lifestyle changes to prevent a second stroke:

a. Stop Smoking
b. Eating healthy diet
c. Manage cholesterol
d. Lower blood pressure
e. All of the above

10. Accomplish within 10 mins of patient arrival to ECC

a. Bedside Neuro exam (NIH Stroke Scale)
b. BW drawn, VS's taken
c. The ECC physician confirms acute stroke
d. Neurology stat consult stroke alert
e. All of the above

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