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Types of Spina Bifida

1) Spina Bifida Occulta
2) Spinda Bifida Cystica: Meningocele, meningomyelocele


Spina Bifida: Neurological Assessment why?

To see what is affected Ex: legs


What is Hydrocephalus?

Hydrocephalus is the buildup of fluid in the cavities (ventricles) deep within the brain. The excess fluid increases the size of the ventricles and puts pressure on the brain.


Why clean catherterization and not sterile?