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IntroductionCerebrovascular accident is a sudden loss of function resulting from disruption of the blood supply to a part of the brain. Stroke, also called brain attack or ischemic stroke, happens when the arteries leading to the brain are blocked or ruptured. When the brain does not receive the needed oxygen supply, the brain cells begin to die, a stroke can cause paralysis, inability to talk, inability to understand, and other conditions brought on by brain damage.Learning ObjectivesThis study aims to help the readers to be able to:Define Cerebrovascular Accident.Discuss and interpret data gathered through theoretical analysis of Nursing History, Gordons 11 Functional Pattern, Physical Assessment and Laboratory Results.Explain the Anatomy and Physiology of Nervous System.Trace the Pathophysiology of Cerebrovascular Accident.Create effective and efficient nursing care plan required by a patient with the above mentioned disease process.Discuss the medications taken by the client, its action, side effects and nursing responsibilities.ProfileName: Mr. XBirthday: May 20, 1935Address: Valenzuela CityReligion: Roman CatholicSex: MaleCivil Status: Married Past Present History The son of the patient reported that the patient already has diabetes and hypertension during her 40s and has no other sickness other than those. HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESSPrior to admission, patient is having a slurred speech and an elevated blood pressure. According to

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