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Accident

An unintended event that causes harm of any kind. An accident may be unavoidable; for example, one may hit a deer while driving a car, despite taking all appropriate precautions, simply because the deer ran in front of the car. Other accidents are the result of negligence; for example, a driver may unintentionally hit another car because he was speeding and under the influence of alcohol. The party responsible for paying damages in the event of an accident depends on a number of factors, notably which party, if any, was negligent. In some cases, one may be responsible for paying damages even if there was no negligence. Lawsuits attempting to determine responsibility are commonplace. See also: Indemnity.
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This study considered a total of 150 patients, all 150 patients were diagnosed with Cerebrovascular accident and was admitted to the MES Medical College Hospital.
These potential expanded criteria donors (defined as being 60 years old or older, or being 50-59 years old and having 2 out of 3 of the following: hypertension, a cerebrovascular accident as cause of death or a creatinine level greater than 1.
Although he developed cerebrovascular accident at the first week of hospitalization, our patient did not display the symptoms during hospitalization (20 days) or during the one-month period after discharge.
Current recommendations for the treatment of persons suffering cerebrovascular accidents focus largely on acute treatment, and fail to recommend measures to promote colonic health and gastrointestinal motility.
The outcomes analysed in this study included intraoperative and postoperative transfusion requirements, bleeding requiring surgical re-exploration, maximum postoperative creatinine concentrations, maximum postoperative renal Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) Score (9), the requirement for acute renal replacement therapy, occurrence of postoperative atrial fibrillation or cerebrovascular accident, length of ICU and hospital stay and hospital mortality.
cranial nerve dysfunction, acute meningitis, cerebrovascular accident, headache, or altered mental status of recent onset); of these, 57 (58%) were in patients identified as MSM, 49 (86%) of whom were reported to be HIV positive (39 with confirmed neurosyphilis and 10 with probable neurosyphilis) and included in the case-series analysis.
1,2,5-10) We report a case of a young female with cervicalgia and headache with fatal posterior circulation cerebrovascular accident after CSMT.
Urge incontinence can also be induced by spinal cord injuries, brain tumors, Parkinson's disease, chronic diabetes, cerebrovascular accident, and multiple sclerosis.
The primary endpoint was defined as 30-day major adverse cerebrovascular and cardiovascular events (MACCE) including myocardial infarction (MI), ipsilateral cerebrovascular accident (CVA), procedure-related contralateral CVA or death.
Introduction: People with hemiparesis as a result of stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) tend to have impaired lower limb function affecting ambulation.
A STROKE, or cerebrovascular accident, happens when there is a sudden change in the blood supply to part of the brain.