Stroke, Acute – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


Basics
A cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is an infarction of the brain.
Description
Stroke is the sudden onset of a focal neurologic deficit(s) resulting from either infarction or hemorrhage within the brain:

2 broad categories: Ischemic (thrombotic or embolic) (87%) and hemorrhagic (13%)…

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