After A Stroke: A Case Study

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Given a medicine by IV called Alteplase, which dissolves clots, for an hour. Because the brain does swell after a stroke, she was given Mannitol, which helps reduce the swelling of the brain. Your mother then was transferred to IUC and the nurses checked her neurological signs every 2 hours. The neurological tests required after a stroke, and it is for precaution to make sure the patient is doing okay and responding to the medicine. The next day she developed hypotension and was also nauseous and vomiting. The Dr. then ordered Reglan, which is a medicine to help with nausea. After 5 hours she stated she was feeling better. Aggrenox was then prescribed to her to take one by mouth every day. This medicine helps to prevent blood clots in people

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