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SITUATION: Mr. Franco, 70 years old, suddenly could not lift his spoons nor speak at breakfast. He was rushed to the hospital unconscious. His diagnosis was CVA If Mr. Franco’s Right side is weak, What should be the most accurate analysis by the nurse?



A. Expressive aphasia is prominent on clients with right sided weakness
B. The affected lobe in the patient is the right lobe
C. The client will have problems in judging distance and proprioception
D. Clients orientation to time and space will be much affected
Asked by Dalston, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 12, 2016

Expressive aphasia is prominent on clients with right sided weakness-if the clients right side is weak, the affected lobe is the left lobe which is where the brocas area is located. client will exhibit expressive aphasia, careful and slow movements and right sided weakness. judging distance and proprioception is usually impaired in clients with right sided stroke. telling that the clients orientation to time and space will be much affected is a blind shot analysis. this is seen on clients with...Read More
 

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