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 (hĕm′ĭ-plē′jə, -jē-ə)
Paralysis affecting only one side of the body.

[Late Greek hēmiplēgiā : Greek hēmi-, hemi- + Greek -plēgiā, -plegia.]

hem′i·ple′gic (-plē′jĭk) adj. & n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemiplegic - a person who has hemiplegia (is paralyzed on one side of the body)
handicapped person - a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially


A. ADJhemiplégico
B. Nhemiplégico/a m/f



a. hemipléjico-a, que sufre de hemiplejía.
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14) Anecdotal evidence shows that it is widely used in managing hemiplegic shoulder pain, however evidence for its relative efficacy is lacking.
Additionally, the State Security Prosecutor Hisham Badawy decided to refer the detainees to the forensic department to ascertain if they had been tortured during their initial detention, a charge the defense team leveled on the basis ofAa the testimony of one of the detainees who is now apparently hemiplegic.
With regard to the upper limb, participants with some active control of the hemiplegic arm performed task-specific exercises which were individually tailored and progressed in dosage and complexity during circuit class therapy.
An analysis of data from the Kaiser Permanente system identified four major risk factors for perinatal arterial ischemic stroke (PAS), which is present in 50%70% of fetuses with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or cognitive impairment.
Visual perceptual skills and related school functions in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.
Prevention also is indicated in conditions such as hemiplegic migraine, migraine with prolonged aura, and basilar migraine, because these carry the risk of permanent neurologic injury.
These include an abnormal neurologic exam, hemiplegic or basilar migraines, a rapid worsening of headaches over the course of a week, protracted vomiting, headaches that wake the child from sleep, and onset before age 5.
The nurse readies the patient for the dysphagia screen by elevating the head of the patient's bed to at least 70 [degrees] supporting the hemiplegic side with a pillow.
The child with a known or emerging hemiplegic pattern may prefer to use one hand over the other.
Genetic research, however, has already identified familial hemiplegic migraine, a rare form of complicated migraine, to be caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 19, one of the 26 strands of DNA in human cells.
2]) in elderly patients with hemiplegic stroke and to compare the results with age-matched controls with other acute illnesses.