Chapter 12
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Chapter 12

on

  • 372 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
372
Views on SlideShare
372
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Chapter 12 Chapter 12 Presentation Transcript

  • Chapter 12 The Nervous System
  • -Plegia
    • The suffix -plegia means paralysis
    • There are many different kinds of paralysis, for example:
      • Monoplegia
      • Hemiplegia
      • Paraplegia
      • Quadriplegia (Tetraplegia)
  • Monoplegia
    • Single limb paralysis
    • This condition is commonly a result of cerebral palsy
  • Hemiplegia
    • Severe weakness/paralysis on one side of the body
    • Can be an result of some congenital defects but is most often the result of a stroke
    • The weak side of the body is the side opposite to the side of the brain where the stroke occurred
  • Paraplegia
    • Impairment of motor and/or sensory function in the lower limbs and extremities
    • Due to spinal cord injury or a congenital condition affecting the spinal cord such as spinal tumors, scoliosis, or spina bifida
    • These individuals are incontinent, having no control over their urine and bowel elimination
    • Most often also have sexual dysfunction
  • Quadraplegia
    • Paralysis from the neck down
    • Due to brain or spinal cord injury high in the spine (C1-C8)
    • Individuals are incontinent and unable to perform sexually
  • -Phasia
    • Temr used to indicate a speech disorder
    • Types of these speech disorders include aphasia and dysphasia
  • Aphasia
    • The total impairment of speech, writing, signing, or comprehension of language
  • Dysphasia
    • Difficulty/impairment in speech, writing, signing, or comprehending language