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Doctor insights on: Amway Nutrilite Products Given To Paralytic And Stroke Patients

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What is the result if the patient of stroke is vomiting?

What is the result if the patient of stroke is vomiting?

Vomiting: Vomiting in a stroke patient may mean increased intracranial pressure. Have the patient evaluated asap.

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What specifc therapy can be given to multi infarct stroke dementia patient, 67, to improve cognitive functions and part memory loss. Also need tips for the caregiver to understand the patients needs?

What specifc therapy can be given to multi infarct stroke dementia patient, 67, to improve cognitive functions and part memory loss. Also need tips for the caregiver to understand the patients needs?

Support groups: A support group for caregivers of dementia patients or alzheimer's patients can be very helpful. There you can find out from others what their troubles have been and what they have tried. The alzheimer's association or the alzheimer's foundation of america have good online websites with information that often applies to all types of dementia including multiinfarct or vascular dementia.

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Warafin clopidogrel aspirin given Hospital patient 89yrs has COPD stroke and heart attack will need limit Vegetables high chance of bleed? Correct?

Warafin clopidogrel aspirin given Hospital patient 89yrs has COPD stroke and heart attack will need limit Vegetables high chance of bleed? Correct?

Yes: We have to weigh the risk and benefit. It seems like the risk of recurrrnt stroke is high here. Suggest to stop Aspirin. This definitely needs a consultant for decision making

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What is a nurse do to help stroke patients?

What is a nurse do to help stroke patients?

Great value: A nurse presence in the home can provide support for feeding, dressing, cleaning, and other activities of daily living. Extremely helpful during the process of rehab, as many patients will be unable to take care of themselves a visiting nurse in the home setting can allow other family members to pursue their individual responsibilities.

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Can you tell me is coffee good for stroke patients?

Can you tell me is coffee good for stroke patients?

Neutral: Don't think coffee represents a risk or harmful substance to stroke patients, but unlikely to assist rehab efforts unless there is a speech issue and Ritalin (methylphenidate) is not tolerated, but caffeine really has no role in stroke therapy, good or bad.

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What should be the best diet/fruit for severe paralytic patients?

What should be the best diet/fruit for severe paralytic patients?

More info needed: What is the degree of paralysis? Are there other medical problems such as diabetes? Hypertension? High cholesterol? What meds &/or supplements do you take? Can U eat by yourself? Are U continent of urine & stool? A doc who knows your case is the best one to answer your question, possibly with advice from a nutrition expert.

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What is therapy for stroke patients called?

Stroke: Stroke rehabilitation program - can involve - physical, manipulative, speech etc..

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Is HBOT therapy advised for stroke patients?

Is HBOT therapy advised for stroke patients?

Hyper-baric oxygen: We use for ischemic limbs to prevent amputation, and find some utility in bad infections. Some research has been done in stroke, and occasional acute cases have responded, but oxygen treatment for stroke remains controversial and so far, not in main stream.

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Why would a stroke patient need a nasogastric tube?

Why would a stroke patient need a nasogastric tube?

Several reasons: If the patient needs oral nutrition or oral medication & has trouble eating or swallowing, a nasogastric tube provides a relatively short term solution other than ivs or tpn. Also, if there is any impairment of gastric motility in a stroke patient, this may alleviate discomfort. Reducing risks of aspiration (inhaling stomach content into the lungs creating a bad pneumonia) may be another reason.

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How do aides deal with the agitation of a stroke patient?

How do aides deal with the agitation of a stroke patient?

Often inappropriatly: Agitation in a stroke pt may have many causes ranging in some uncommunicable physical discomfort to structural problems related to stroke damage. Very often medications are requested as primary intervention when in reality checking for simplemeasures such as repositioning, oain etc should be first searched for.

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Is physiotherapy the best for stroke patients? How yoga would help?

Is physiotherapy the best for stroke patients? How yoga would help?

Both might help: Standard approaches, generically, include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Once improvement begins, exercise is next, but key to emphasize that yoga might be beneficial once muscular control has improved. Biggest issue remains prevention of the next event. All my best.

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What would a dying stroke patient look like lying in a hospital bed?

What would a dying stroke patient look like lying in a hospital bed?

Coma: Patients dying from a stroke near the end of their life are in a comatose state. They are unresponsive, the eyes may or may not be open but they are not seeing, they cannot speak and often have deep sonorous respirations like snores and gasps. It is all distressing for a family who is at their bedside.

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What is the lifespan of a stroke patient if they continue smoking and drinking heavily?

Shorter.: Having a stroke suggests vascular risk factors, of which smoking cigarettes is a big one. Someone like this who continues to smoke could easily have another stroke or a heart attack.