(c) Paraplegia--paralysis of either both upper extremities or, more
commonly, both lower extremities.
(d) Quadriplegia--upper and lower extremities are paralysized.
Monoplegia--localized paralysis, a condition sometimes seen in
Treatments for vascular disorders. Treatments may be short term or
(a) Short-term treatment consists of treating the specific symptoms
caused by CVA, maintaining the airway, and taking frequent vital signs.
(b) Long-term treatment includes the prevention of further loss of
function with physical therapy and patient participation in a comprehensive rehabilitation
3-11. CLOSING STATEMENT
You have now learned how to identify and treat various nervous system
disorders successfully. These knowledges are of utmost importance in your service as
a medical NCO.