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What drains 85-90% of blood from cranium?

Venous sinuses

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What drains 5% of blood from cranium?

Facial veins and external jugular

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Venous sinus technique?

Directly spreads apart sutures of cranium that overly occipital, transverse and sagittal sinuses

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Purpose of CV4 bulb decompression?

Increase amplitude of CRI

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CV4 technique?

1st resist flexion phase and encourage extension phase until a "still point" is reached, then allow restoration of flexion/extension to occur

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What is CV4 good for?

Fluid homeostasis and induce uterine contraction in post-date gravid women

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Purpose of vault hold?

Address strains of SBS

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Vault hold finger placement?

1) Index on greater wing
2) Middle on temporal bone in front of ear
3) Ring on mastoid region of temporal bone
4) Pinkie on squamous portion of occiput

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Purpose of V spread?

To separate restricted or impacted sutures and can be applied to any suture

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Purpose of lift technique?

Frontal and parietal lifts are used to aid in balance of membranous tension

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Absolute contraindications?

Acute intracranial bleeds or increased ICP, skull fracture

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Relative contraindications?

Pts with known hx of seizures or dystonia, traumatic brain injury