5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- score of 15-3 and lower than 7 indicates coma
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- eye movement
- increased ICP
- #1 - Increasing systolic pressure + decreasing diastolic pressure = widening pulse pressure
#2 - Full bounding pulse, slow bradycardia rhythm
#3- Irregular breathing pattern
- a explain the three parts of cushings triad.
- b In pupil response , what might a irregular or oval shape indicate?
- c __________ __________ _________
- physical force causes nerve cells to stretch , tear , and pull apart
- unable to relay messages through the brain
force causes the brain to slam against skull interior
- Injury to the brain affects processing: thinking, remembering, seeing, control and coordination, and mood
- d What is the range for the glasgow scale and at which point is a person considered comatose?
- e What three different areas the glasgow coma scale tests?
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What are the diagnostic studies done for a brain injury?
- If a pt. has little to no intrathoracic pressure what do you or pt. need to avoid
- What are 5 useful drugs in conjunction with brain injury?
- Bob suffers a concussion, He has a change in LOC for 3 minutes, he does not have a mental state abnormality or transient confusion. What grade of concussion is he?
- (True or false) - The classic sign of ICP rapidly develops causing engorgement and elevation of the optic disk.
5 True/False Questions
decerebrate → abnormal posturing that involves rigidity, flexion of the arms, clenched fists, and extended legs.
HOB 30 degrees
Body positioning → Nursing interventions include what for brain damage?
comatose → Name this altered state of consciousness. failure to produce any voluntary response
level of consciousness → Name this altered state of consciousness. failure to produce any voluntary response
- Intraparenchymal fibreoptic catheter
- epidural transducer
- subdural catheter
- subdural bolt → what are causes of cerebral edema? (9 total )