Running Head: Stroke Studies

Accounting for 700,000 deaths per year and occurring every three minutes in the United States (Harvey, 2004), cerebral vascular accidents (CVA) are common life-threatening/ life-changing emergencies treated in hospitals across the nation. A CVA, also known as a

Aphasia – Communication Impairment

Aphasia is a general term used to describe one or more disorders that have caused the loss or impairment of the ability to speak or communicate. (Akmajian Demers, and Harnish 1979:306) This can be caused by disease (

The Nursing Process: Risk For Injury

Nursing is a profession which is prominent across the world. When society changes, nursing also changes. Nurses possess a skill unlike other professionals; nurses must master more information than ever before

Schizophrenia – A Brain Disease

Schizophrenia is a disease of the brain that interferes with normal brain and mental function. This disease affects not only the patient, but the patients’ family as well. Learning that a person is schizophrenic is