How to take care of a stroke patient?
My grandmother had a stroke and will most likely by coming to live with us for recovery. What are the main things we need to focus on? Do we need to get a hospital bed? Our house is sort of small...what kind of machines do you think we re going to have to bring home to keep her happy and healthy?...
How to take precaution for stroke?
Strokes run in my family, at 29 what can I do to lessen the risk? My dads side has really been hit hard with stroke in my grandmothers. I exersize every day what else can I do to lower my risk? Thank you.
What is a Mini Stroke??
My grandfather had a Mini Stroke. He is doing fine now. But I was just curious what a Mini Stroke is and What Happens when someone has one His Live In Nurse Was There When He Had It. Thank Goodness
TIA (transient ischemic attack) could be mild, moderate or severe. Mild and moderate may not present with serious symptoms of stroke but severe could be a stroke. So the severity of the TIA will boil down to giving a stroke. The condition on its own usually have symptoms that disappear after a short while. It is a risk factor of stroke.
My mother is a post-stroke patient on a vegetative condition. She has been wearing tracheotomy since. How long 1set of tracheotomy can be used? Thanks.
Thanks for the query
I am sorry to hear about your mother. Tracheostomy is a good option to protect the airways especially if the patient is not conscious and responsive
The first plastic tube depending on the secretions is changed 3-7 days.
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