Cerebrovascular Accidents: A Literature Review Essay

The goal of this brief review is to investigate potential applicability of electrical stimulation modalities to early mobility treatment of cerebrovascular accidents (CVA or “stroke”). Rehabilitation clinicians working in the acute neurological settings see a diversity of diagnoses, a majority of which is stroke. Orders to treat patients post stroke prioritize early mobility focusing on … Read more

Essay on Pathophysiology Case Study

Introduction: Having a sound understanding of pathophysiology is imperative for all allied health practitioners within the Australian healthcare system. Pathophysiology is defined to be the functional changes associated with particular diseases (Webster, 2016). Knowledge of pathophysiology and its related mechanisms is essential as it helps with the thorough understanding of certain diseases, its aetiology and … Read more

Pain Assessment Literature Review Essay

The purpose of this review was to outline and evaluate pain assessment techniques and tools commonly used in the postoperative recovery room to assist in pain management. Problem Identification and Evidence Pain after surgery is stressful to patients and is a major problem in post anesthesia care unit (PACU). Recent data suggest 80 percent of … Read more