The Head

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PNP9
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The Head
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2013-11-30 09:23:01
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  1. Anatomy of head
    • frontal
    • occipital
    • parietal
    • temporal
    • parotid gland
    • mandibular gland
  2. Tension HA ( OLDCARTS) ?
    • Onset: gradual
    • Location: billateral
    • Characteristics: tightness and pressure ( mild aching or nonpain)
    • A - anxiety, tension, depression
    • R: massage, relaxation
    • T: reccurent or persistent over long period of time
  3. Migraine HA - OLDCARTS
    • O: rapid, peak in 1-2 hr
    • L: unilateral
    • D: hours
    • C: n/v, aura
    • A: alcohol, tension
    • R: quiet, dark room, sleep
    • T: PMS?
  4. Cluster HA - OLDCARTS
    • O: Abrupt
    • L: one sided, high in nose, behind and over the eye
    • D: 1-2 hrs
    • C: steady, severe
    • A: alcohol
    • R: oxygen, imitrex ( c/i BP)
    • T: 
    • S: unilateral runny stuffy nose, reddening and tearing of eye
  5. Chronic Subdural Hematoma - OLDCARTS
    • O: gradual after injury
    • L: varies
    • D: depends
    • C: LOC alteration, changes in personality, hemiparesis ( weakness of one side of the body) - steady, aching
    • A: -
    • R: -
    • T:
  6. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage - OLDCARTS
    • O: abrupt, prodromal symptoms may occur
    • L: generalized
    • D: days
    • C: "worst HA of life", n/v, possibly LOC, neck pain
    • A: 
    • R
    • T
  7. Brain Tumor - OLDCARTS
    • O
    • L
    • D: brief
    • C: intermittent but progresive, neurologic, mental symptom, n/v - aching steady, variable in intensity
    • A: coughing, sneezing, sudden mvt of head
    • R
    • T
  8. Signs of acromegaly?
    • enlargement of both bones and soft tissues
    • brow prominent
    • soft tissues of nose, lips, ears enlarged
    • Jaw prominent
    • facial features coarse
  9. Signs of myxedema?
    • pt w/ severe hypothyroidism
    • dull puffy face with dry skin
    • hair dry coarse and sparse
    • lateral eyebrows thin
    • periorbital edema
  10. Signs of nephrotic syndrome
    • swelling in the morning
  11. Signd of cushing syndrome in the face?
    • inc adrenal production
  12. Parotid Gland enforcement
    • associated with obesity, diabetes, cirrhosis, and other conditions
    • Mumps: acute enlargement
    • Neoplasm: gradual unilateral enlargement

  13. Pakinson's disease facial features
    • decreased blink
    • neck and upper trunk flex forward
    • facial skin may become oily, and drooling may occur

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