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Seizures and Stroke: TEST

Write answers in the space provided

1.) A seizure is:

a. a heart attack

b. a voluntary change in body movement, sensation, awareness, or behavior

c. an involuntary change in body movement, sensation, awareness, or behavior

d. the same thing as epilepsy

2.) There are many different types of seizures.

(True or False)

3.) People who take anticonvulsant medications may be prone to gum problems and need good oral hygiene.

(True or False)

4.) How can you help someone who is having a seizure​

(More than one answer)

a. Put a tongue blade in their mouth to keep them from swallowing their tongue.

b. Remove any sharp or solid objects they might hit during the seizure.

c. Try to hold their body still.

d. Stay with them until the seizure ends.

5.) When is a seizure a medical emergency?

a. Another seizure begins before the person regains consciousness.

b. The person injures himself/herself during the seizure.

c. The person does not return to consciousness after the seizure stops.

d. All of the above.

6.) List the five most common symptoms of a stroke:

(Write each response in space provided; Five Points)

7.) Some risk factors for stroke that can be controlled include:

a. Age, gender, race, diabetes

b. High blood pressure, heart disease, high cholesterol, smoking, weight

c. Occupation, allergies, finances, education

d. There is nothing anyone can do to lower their risk of having a stroke.

8.) Stroke cannot be treated.

(True or False)

9.) There is no hurry in getting treatment for stroke, because the damage is already done.

(True or False)

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