Neurological

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mfernandez9222
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Neurological
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2011-12-15 14:39:05
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  1. Accute Head Injury
    LOC disorientation, unequal pupil size

    medications

    assess LOC, respiratory, remove stimuli
  2. Brain Abcess

    pus in temporal, cerebellum, frontal lobes
    headache, confusion, chills

    surgical aspiration

    monitor, position on post-op side
  3. Cerebral Aneursym

    weak artery wall outpouching
    worst sudden headache ever

    aneursym clipping

    vitals q1-2
  4. Encephalitis

    brain swelling by mosuito
    stiff neck / back, drowsiness, coma, paralysis

    intubation / ventialation, NG tube TPN

    Monitor fluid intake
  5. Meningitis

    inflammed brain / spinal cord
    ROM pain

    bedrest

    monitor neuro / LOC, no opiods, reduce light
  6. Retinal Detachment

    retina seprerated from the choroid
    floaters, flashers, painless

    opthalmaoscopy

    post-op supine, no straining
  7. Corneal Abrasion

    scratch
    burning, tearing

    irrigation, removal of object

    check visual, 6-8hr eye patch
  8. Conjunctivits

    inflammation of conjunctiva
    itching, discharge

    meds

    clean techniques to prevent spread
  9. Stroke

    disminished oxygen causes damage / necrosis to the brain
    impaired speech, one sided mobility, coma

    thrombolistic therapy

    head 30degrees, vitals / neuro checks q1-2 H and H
  10. Seizure
  11. Intracranial Pressure

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