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What does CVA stand for?

CVA stands for Cerebrovascular Accident (stroke)

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They cover office preparation and vital signs; altered consciousness, respiratory distress, and cardiovascular emergencies such as syncope, seizure disorders, diabetes, cerebrovascular accident, asthma, hyperventilation, angina and myocardial infarction, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; allergic reactions; and legal issues in emergency care, including occupational hazards.
Sorry if this seems a bit nanny state to say, but can a semi-disabled pensioner who lives in sheltered accommodation after three cerebrovascular accidents be fairly subjected to the same hypothesis as a man who probably tap dances down to collect his pension?
A cerebrovascular accident is "a prime example of something with a causal relationship to pregnancy that frequently might not have been identified without either a data linkage [between birth and maternal death certificates] or a check box on the death certificate," said Dr.