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  Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Cerebrovascular Accident
Cerebrovascular accident, or a stroke, is a life-threatening occurrence where part of the brain is not receiving enough oxygen.
In the midst of medical malpractice lawsuit debates, occurrences such as cerebrovascular accident is a reminder of how much a malpractice cap can take away the rights of injured patients when preventable mistakes have contributed to the injury.
Studies continue to discover cerebrovascular accident risk groups and advances are being made in treatment methods, but people need to be more responsible in adapting to healthier lifestyles and becoming better educated about strokes in order to reverse the high number of patients affected by cerebrovascular accident.
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 Cerebrovascular accident
Acerebrovascular accident, also known as stroke or apoplexy, is caused by an interruption of the arterial blood supply to a portion of the brain.
Onset of a cerebrovascular accident is sudden, with little or no warning.
Emergency treatment for a cerebrovascular accident is mainly supportive.
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 SERVIER - Cerebrovascular Accident
A cerebrovascular accident is also known as a stroke or brain congestion.
In the majority of cases, a cerebral artery is obstructed: this is an ischaemic accident.
In this case, it is almost always an ischaemic accident in the way it occurs: this is a Transient Ischaemic Accident.
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  Cerebrovascular Accident - Medical Malpractice Attorneys
There are many risk factors for a cerebrovascular accident, signs and symptoms to be aware of, and treatment standards that must be utilized by medical professionals in order to properly care for a cerebrovascular accident victim.
In cases where the standard of care in treating a cerebrovascular accident victim are not met, medical malpractice may be the cause of further injury and illness.
If you or someone you love has been a victim of a cerebrovascular accident that was caused or compounded by negligence on behalf of a medical professional, you may be eligible to seek compensation for your injuries.
www.medicalmalpracticesource.com /medical_malpractice/cerebrovascular.html   (384 words)

  
  Cerebrovascular Accident Prognosis - Online Lawyer Source
A cerebrovascular accident prognosis is a medical doctor’s professional opinion about the course and likelihood of recovery after a stroke (also known as a CVA or cerebrovascular accident).
A patients’ cerebrovascular accident prognosis will depend on a number of factors such as the type of stroke suffered, the extent of resulting brain damage, the presence of related medical problems, the risk of complications, and the likelihood of suffering additional strokes.
The cerebrovascular accident prognosis for an ischemic stroke can be more favorable in cases where a patient has received prompt medical attention to restore blood flow in and to the brain.
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 Cerebrovascular Accident - Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Cerebrovascular accidents are also the result of other causes such as an accident, difficult childbirth, complications during pregnancy, hormone replacement therapy for menopause, and may be the result of medical malpractice.
The symptoms of a cerebrovascular accident include: weakness or numbness (especially to one side of the body), a reduction in reflexes, a severe headache, confusion, difficulty speaking or understanding speech, trouble with vision, dizziness or loss of balance, and in some cases, loss of consciousness might occur.
In cases where the standard of care in treating a cerebrovascular accident victim are not met, medical malpractice may be the cause of further injury and illness.
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 Cerebrovascular accident: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when the blood supply to a part of the...
A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly interrupted by occlusion (an ischemic stroke) or by hemorrhage (a hemorrhagic stroke).
The latter occur when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, spilling blood into the spaces surrounding the brain cells or when a cerebral aneurysm ruptures.
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 Stroke, cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly interrupted by occlusion (an ischemic stroke) or by hemorrhage (a hemorrhagic stroke).
The former, ischemia, is a reduction of blood flow due to occlusion (an obstruction).
- Stroke (cerebrovascular accident) is a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain.
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 1601, See |CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT |
A cerebrovascular accident is also called a CVA, brain attack, or stroke.
It occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain is suddenly stopped and oxygen cannot get to that part.
A cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a life-changing disease for you and your family.
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 BWH Cerebrovascular Center- Providing Care for Aneurysms, Strokes and More
Arthur Day, M.D. Robert Friedlander, M.D. Kai Frerichs, M.D., Ph.D. Dong H. Kim, M.D. Darren B. Orbach, M.D., Ph.D. The Cerebrovascular Center is a multidisciplinary group consisting staff from Neurosurgery, Neurology, Neuroradiology, Interventional Radiology, Anesthesiology, Neuro-opthamology and Radiation Therapy.
The center offers coordinated care to patients with any cerebrovascular disorder including aneurysm, carotid occlusive disease, vascular malformations (AVM's, cavernous malformations, venous malformations) and stroke.
The Center also offers care to patients who have had a cerebrovascular accident.
www.brighamandwomens.org /neurosurgery/patient/cerebrovascular.aspx   (176 words)

  
 Cerebrovascular accident definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms
Cerebrovascular accident definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms
Cerebrovascular accident: The sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture of an artery to the brain.
A CVA is also referred to as a stroke.
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 Definition of cerebrovascular accident - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Learn more about "cerebrovascular accident" and related topics at Britannica.com
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 Search Result for "Cerebrovascular Accident"
Clinical Trials: Cerebrovascular Accident; Aspirin in Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention; Preventing Strokes; Carotid Endarterectomy
DISCLAIMER: NOAH is an information guide only and cannot answer personal health-related or research questions.
All medical information needs to be carefully reviewed with your health care provider.
www.noah-health.org /search/results.php?lang=1&keyword=Cerebrovascular+Accident&dtype=1   (73 words)

  
 Healthopedia.com - Stroke (Brain Attack, Cerebrovascular Accident, CVA)
Healthopedia.com - Stroke (Brain Attack, Cerebrovascular Accident, CVA)
A stroke is the death of brain tissue that occurs when the brain does not get enough blood and oxygen.
Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites.
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 Cerebrovascular Accident Information on Healthline
Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is the medical term for what is commonly termed a stroke.
It refers to the injury to the brain that occurs when flow of blood to brain tissue is interrupted by a clogged or ruptured artery, causing brain tissue to die because of lack of nutrients and oxygen.
Approximately 20% of cerebrovascular accidents are termed hemorrhagic strokes, and are generally classified as subarachnoid hemorrhage or intracerebral hemorrhage, depending upon the location of the hemorrhage.
www.healthline.com /galecontent/cerebrovascular-accident   (1257 words)

  
 ★ Stroke (cerebrovascular accident) and acupuncture
Cerebro vascular accident, physiological, cerebrovascular disease and impotence.
Bowel movement after cerebrovascular accidents is often impaired.
Cerebrovascular accident (Stroke) :: dysphagia :: vitalis.co.nz :: Auckland, NZ Source: Su Y., Li P., Zhao G. Electroacupuncture treatment for 45 cases of postapoplectic dysphagia.
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 Statements of Principles - cerebrovascular accident - reasonable hypothesis
(b) For the purposes of this Statement of Principles, "cerebrovascular accident" means cerebral ischaemia or intracerebral haemorrhage presenting as a transient ischaemic attack or stroke.
Paragraph 6(q) applies only to material contribution to, or aggravation of, cerebrovascular accident where the person's cerebrovascular accident was suffered or contracted before or during (but not arising out of) the person's relevant service.
"death from cerebrovascular accident" in relation to a person includes death from a terminal event or condition that was contributed to by the person's cerebrovascular accident;
www.dva.gov.au /pensions/SOPs/g010rh_cerebrovascular_accident.htm   (2499 words)

  
 The Shipman Inquiry - First Report - Cerebrovascular Accident
An occlusive cerebrovascular accident, or 'stroke', is analogous to a myocardial infarction.
This type of cerebrovascular accident can cause sudden death when it occurs within the brain stem and, in that event, the patient may suddenly lapse into unconsciousness without warning, and respiration and heartbeat may cease within a few minutes.
Dr Grenville emphasised that the type of cerebrovascular accident which typically causes sudden death is rare, compared with the other types of stroke which do not usually result in sudden death.
www.the-shipman-inquiry.org.uk /fr_page.asp?id=84   (1794 words)

  
 Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cerebrovascular disease is the most common cause of neurologic disability in the United States.
Most cerebrovascular illnesses are caused by artery disease and high blood pressure, or a combination of both.
A "stroke" or CVA may be caused by a partial or complete blockage of a blood vessel supplying part of the brain, and in this case there is generally no bleeding.
www.lakeside.ca /Patient_Info/cerebrovascular_accident.htm   (668 words)

  
 Medical Dictionary: Cerebrovascular accident - WrongDiagnosis.com
Cerebrovascular accident (medical condition): Occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted and results in cell injury and death.
Cerebrovascular accident: A sudden, nonconvulsive loss of neurologic function due to an ischemic or hemorrhagic intracranial vascular event.
In general, cerebrovascular accidents are classified by anatomic location in the brain, vascular distribution, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. nonhemorrhagic nature.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /medical/cerebrovascular_accident.htm   (567 words)

  
 Cerebrovascular Accident Without Chiropractic Manipulation: A Case Report
These are all symptoms that separately are potential risk factors for cerebrovascular incidents, but when considered simultaneously could not be ignored.
It was recommended that the patient discuss his case further with his general practitioner before initiating a treatment program involving cervical manipulation.
The following week, the patient was admitted to hospital having had a cerebrovascular accident.
www.chiro.org /LINKS/ABSTRACTS/Cerebrovascular_Accident_Without_Chiropractic_Manipulation.shtml   (456 words)

  
 CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT Care Guide Information
A cerebrovascular accident is also called a CVA, brain attack, or stroke.
It occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain is suddenly stopped and oxygen cannot get to that part.
A cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a life-changing disease for you and your family.
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 Stroke - cerebrovascular accident, CVA, causes, symptoms, treatment
A stroke is the damage to a part of the brain when its blood supply is suddenly cut off.
A stroke is also referred to by doctors as a cerebrovascular accident or CVA.
Any medical information on this website is not intended as a substitute for informed medical advice and you should not take any action before consulting with a health care professional.
www.patienthealthinternational.com /article/501339.aspx   (591 words)

  
 ClinicalTrials.gov - Information on Clinical Trials and Human Research Studies: Browse: Cerebrovascular Accident
Conditions: Abnormalities; Blood Coagulation Disorder; Brain Disease; Cerebrovascular Accident; Vascular Disease
Conditions: Cerebrovascular Accident; Baroreflexes; Autonomic Nervous System Diseases
Conditions: Cerebrovascular Accident; Transient Ischemic Attack; Myocardial Infarction
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