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Keene Nursing 211

Multiple Organ Dysfunction

Traumatic Brain Injury

Spinal Cord Injury

Aneurysms

Burns [basic]

Shock

Submersion Injuries

Hypothermia

Hyperthermia

Animal Bites

Brain Attack

brain attack

A term proposed by the National Stroke Association for the sudden loss of neurological function that constitutes a stroke. The term is meant to be similar to “heart attack” in order to convey the emergent nature of strokes and the need for affected patients to seek care immediately when treatment may do the most good.