Flashcards in TBI Deck (13):
Fx in the floor of the skull
Periorbital ecchymosis that occurs with basilar fx
Mastoid ecchymosis that occurs with basilar fx
Cerebrospinal fluid leaks with what fx?
Pt complains of salty taste or is bleeding out of nose or ears with skull fx
Test for glucose-means its CSF
How to care for CSF leak
Do not pack (will increase pressure), put loose gauze, change int
How to get a tube down a basilar fx pt
Do not put anything down nasally. Put it through mouth
Meds for concussion
Which hematoma is a venous bleed?
Which hematoma is an arterial bleed?
Up to 48 hours
2 days-2 weeks