what is the front of the spinal cord called?
what is the back of the spinal cord called
what is the area where the spinal nerves exit called
cervical nerves exit where?
above the vertebrae
all other nerves exit where?
below the vertebrae
what is the 1st and 2nd cervical vertebrae
Remember "t" comes before "x"
In a supine pt where are the high points of the spine
In the supine pt where are the low spots of the spine
the spinal cord extends from the ____ _____ to the Lumbar level ___ in the adult and ____ in the newborn
by what age should the newborns Spinal cord be at the adult level
the cord terminates where?
how many cervical vertebrae are there?
how many thoracic vertebrae are there?
how many lumbar vertebrae are there?
how many sacral vertebrae are there?
how many coccygeal vertebrae are there?
how many pairs of spinal nerves are there
where is the spinal cord the wideest
where is the spinal cord the narrowest
what is the nerve group in the lower dural sac L1- S5 termed
Cauda Equiuna (horses Tail)
what is the area between S4 and S5 termed and what do we use it for?
is a caudal block grouped as a spinal or epidural?
what is total CSF volume
100-150ml (go with 150mL)
how much CSF is in the subarachnoid
How much CSF is produced daily?
what is normal CSF pressure?
what are the layers of the spinal meninges form outer to inner?
what 2 things absorb CSF
the subarachnoid space lies where?
between the arachnoid and pia matter
the principle site of actin for neuraxial blockade is where
the nerve root