A cerebral vascular accident (CVA) is a disease defined as a sudden neurological deficit due to a vascular cause. The deficit must last for longer than 24 hours and is of sudden onset. There are two main types, ischaemic and haemorrhagic. Patients commonly present with loss of sensory and/or motor function including: hemiparesis, changes in vision, gait, speech or ability to understand. Some patients present with a sudden severe headache (Kelly, 2017).
In relation to the statement above construct your essay covering the following topics –
Critically analyse the prevalence, mortality and burden of CVA in Australia
Explore the characteristics of people with CVA in Australia including:
The socio-demographic characteristics,
Level of disability
Evaluate the impact of CVA on the individual and the health care system.
Describe the role of the nurse in CVA assessment and
Discuss three (3) health and aged care services available to patients living with CVA
Discuss three (3) support services available for carers of patients living with CVA
The word count for this essay is 2000 words (+/-10% as per SNM policy).
Refer to the marking rubric for more information on allocation of marks for this essay.
Worth = 45%
Due = Before 0800Hrs Monday Week 8
Submit = via Turnitin
Format = APA – no abstract needed. Cover page, TOC, headings, reference list.
Cerebral Vascular Accident Health Issues Essay
You need to hook the reader in here with interesting information about CVA. This needs to be referenced!
There is no need to define a stroke as this has already been done in the question.
What can you talk about? Think about this in your groups.
Big statement here about the impact of the disease. Something to get the reader interested and want to keep reading
Be original! Do not rehash what I have provided within this PP
You need to introduce the essay….
That is, what is the reader going to read?
Think about it in your groups? Consider the assignment instructions
Make sure that this content is after your ‘hook’ in your essay.