Stroke identification

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Who is at risk of stroke?

Select one of the following:

  • People with hypertension, cardiac disease or family history

  • People over 55

  • People who have diabetes, are obese, excessive alcohol intake and smokers

  • All of these are correct

Question 2 of 6

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How soon after symptoms appear is it recommended thrombotic treatment be started?

Select one of the following:

  • 3-4.5 hours

  • Within 12 hours

  • Time is not a factor in stroke treatment

  • 5-7 hours

Question 3 of 6

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What is the definition of stroke?

Select one of the following:

  • Rapid onset of focal neurological deficit lasting less then 12 hours

  • Rapid onset of focal neurological deficit lasting more than 24 hours with no apparent cause other than disruption to blood flow to the brain.

  • Necrosis of heart muscle due to impeded blood flow to the coronary arteries

  • None of these are correct

Question 4 of 6

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What are the main symptoms of stroke?

Select one of the following:

  • Weakness or numbness in limb and Facial weakness or numbness.

  • Difficulty speaking or understanding others and Dizziness

  • Headache and Blurred vision

  • All of these are correct

Question 5 of 6

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At what age does the risk of stroke begin to double each decade for men and women respectively?

Select one of the following:

  • 45, 65

  • 75, 65

  • 55, 55

  • The risk of stoke does not increase with age regardless of gender

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Select the most correct statement

Select one of the following:

  • Stroke is not a severe or lifelong problem with most people regaining normal function quickly.

  • Stroke is the most common cause of permanent disability in adults and one of the most common causes of death worldwide.

  • With high awareness levels in the community, the impact of stroke is minimal to society.

  • All of these are correct

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Stroke identification

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