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Course # 31912 • Dental Care for Special Needs Patients

Identify the varying degrees of physical impairment experienced by stroke victims and techniques that allow them to maintain oral hygiene.

16. Which of the following statements about strokes is TRUE?
A) The majority of strokes are hemorrhagic.
B) It is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States.
C) Clinical depression occurs in about 3% to 5% of stroke survivors.
D) Residual oral problems include dysphagia and difficulty wearing prostheses.