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1

Pulse pressure will ______ when ICP goes up

widen

2

MRI: what is used

a magnet

3

cerebral angio: normal to feel

warmth in face and metallic taste

4

cerebral angio: bed rest for

12-24h

5

Myelogram watch for

signs of meningitis: neck rigid, vo, photophobia, fever, chills, brudinski, kernig

6

Myelogram: x-ray of

sub-arach space

7

Myelogram: dye or no dye

dye and table tilts to move dye around

8

skull injury: open vs closed

dura torn, dura not torn

9

skull injury: with basal fractures you see

bleeding EENT. battle sign, racoon eyes

10

normal ICP

under 15

11

do we give narcos to neuro pt

no

12

signs of ICP going up

1-LOC
2-drowsiness
3-slurred speech
4-flaccid extremities
5-reflexes
6-facial paralysia
7-hemiparas
8-hemiplag
9-pupil fixed and dilated
10-decort
11-decer
12-respi
13-projectile vo
14-quiet to restless
15-mood

13

Trx high ICP

1-mannitol
2-no valsalva
3-fluids 1200-1500
4-barbiturate coma
5-hyperventilate
6-Temp under 100.4
7-space nursing interventions
8- elevate head of bed