Case 1: Vince and Nigel

Meet Vince and Nigel

photo portrait of Vince

Vince is a 64-year old widower. He is currently unemployed. His hobbies include walking his dog and he enjoys betting on the horses.

photo portrait of Nigel

Nigel is 68 years of age. He is a married man and has been retired for 3 years. He is a keen golfer and reader.

Both Vince and Nigel have been admitted to the acute stroke unit with right hemisphere strokes and seem to be demonstrating similar symptoms. Nursing staff report both patients to be less responsive if approached from their left. This has also been noted by their visitors. These concerns are discussed at a team meeting.

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