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Basilar fx

Fx in the floor of the skull

2

Raccoon eyes

Periorbital ecchymosis that occurs with basilar fx

3

Battle's sign

Mastoid ecchymosis that occurs with basilar fx

4

Cerebrospinal fluid leaks with what fx?

Basilar

5

Pt complains of salty taste or is bleeding out of nose or ears with skull fx

Test for glucose-means its CSF
Halo's sign

6

How to care for CSF leak

Do not pack (will increase pressure), put loose gauze, change int

7

How to get a tube down a basilar fx pt

Do not put anything down nasally. Put it through mouth

8

Meds for concussion

No opioids

9

Which hematoma is a venous bleed?

Subdural

10

Which hematoma is an arterial bleed?

Epidural

11

Acute hematoma

Up to 48 hours

12

Subacute hematoma

2 days-2 weeks

13

Chronic hematoma

Over 2 weeks