A pin stroke, also known as a mini-stroke or a transient ischaemic attack, is a short interruption of the blood flow to the sufferer's brain, spinal cord or retina, states Mayo Clinic. Mini-strokes are relatively short i... More »

To fix a zipper that is stuck in fabric, locate the obstruction, pull the fabric free with a pin, cut stubborn threads with a razor blade, and lubricate the zipper track. This 20-minute procedure requires a straight pin,... More »

Nurses perform a neurological assessment by evaluating the level of consciousness of the patient, searching for any signs of motor or cerebral dysfunction, and assessing vital signs, reflexes and sensation, according to ... More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, a mini-stroke is also known as a transient ischemic attack, which is a temporary interruption of blood flow to the brain, spinal cord or retina. The symptoms of a mini-stroke closely resemble a ... More »

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The most common cause of a mini-stroke is a temporary interruption of the blood supply to a part of the brain by a clot, explains Mayo Clinic. A mini-stroke is also known as a transient ischemic attack, or TIA, and is a ... More »

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A stroke results from interrupted or reduced blood flow to the brain, which may be caused by leaking or bursting blood vessels or a blocked artery, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients may also experience a less severe for... More »

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A light stroke or mini-stroke, also called a transient ischemic attack, is a temporary blockage of blood to a part of the brain, while a stroke is a long-term blockage that causes brain tissue to die, according to Mayo C... More »