Stroke quiz

Question 1 of 13

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What is the correct definition for Stroke?

Select one of the following:

  • A clinical syndrome typified by rapidly developing signs of focal or global disturbances of cerebral function, lasting more than 24 hours or leading to death. No other apparent causes other than vascular origin. (WHO 1978)

  • A clinical syndrome typified by rapidly developing signs of focal or global disturbances of cerebral function, lasting more than 24 hours or leading to death. No other apparent causes other than vascular origin. (WHO 1979)

  • A clinical syndrome typified by rapidly developing signs of focal or global disturbances of cerebral function. No other causes other than vascular origin. (WHO 1978)

Question 2 of 13

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What are the three types of stroke?

Select one of the following:

  • Sub-arrachnoid, lacunar, hemorrhagic

  • Sub-arrachnoid, hemorrhagic, ischaemic

  • TACI, LACI, PACI, POCI

Question 3 of 13

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which artery is most commonly occluded in an ischaemic stroke?

Select one of the following:

  • Middle cerebral artery

  • Posterior cerebral artery

  • Anterior cerebral artery

  • Basilar artery

Question 4 of 13

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Who is more likely to suffer from a hemorrhagic stroke?

Select one of the following:

  • Hypertensive patient

  • Hypotensive patient

  • Diabetic patient

Question 5 of 13

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What is a subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Select one of the following:

  • Bleeding in the meninges as a result of a hemorrhage in the brain

  • Bleeding in subarachnoid space usually from an aneurysm near circle of Willis

  • Loss of blood supply to subarachnoid region as a result of a blockage

Question 6 of 13

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Which type of stroke is the most common?

Select one of the following:

  • Ischaemic (80%)

  • Hemorrhagic (80%)

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage (80%)

Question 7 of 13

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Which of the following must be present for a TACI?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Higher cerebral dysfunction including (dysphasia, dyscalculia and vision-spatial disorders

  • Homonymous hemianopia

  • Ipsilateral motor or sensory deficits of the arm face and leg

  • Ataxic hemiparesis

Question 8 of 13

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And lacunar infarct is presumed to be caused by occlusion of deep perforating branches of the middle cerebral artery

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 13

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Which is the most common classification of a stroke?

Select one of the following:

  • TACI (40%)

  • PACI (40%)

  • LACI (40%)

  • POCI (40%)

Question 10 of 13

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Which lobe is likely to cause psychological problems such as depression, personality changes and labile state?

Select one of the following:

  • Frontal lobe

  • Parietal lobe

  • Temporal lobe

  • Occipital lobe

Question 11 of 13

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Which lobe is likely to cause perceptual problems?

Select one of the following:

  • Parietal lobe

  • Frontal lobe

  • Temporal lobe

  • Occipital lobe

Question 12 of 13

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What are some of the risk factors of a stroke?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Salt intake

  • Smoking and drinking

  • Inactivity and obesity

  • Blood pressure

  • Isolated systolic bp

  • Cholesterol

  • AF

  • Diabetes

Question 13 of 13

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Which cva is likely to cause speech difficulties?

Select one of the following:

  • Left

  • Right

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Stroke quiz

Phoebe Foster
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