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Intracereb Hmrg

Neuro Exam

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Four interventions for intracerebral hemorrhage Control ICP, Antihypertensive meds, monitor F&E, Sx intervention if possible
Condition of bleeding into subarachnoid space. Sometimes called hermorrhagic stroke Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
Causes of _______ are HTN, aneurysm, trauma, AVM Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
What is the number one cause of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)? HTN
Presents as difficulty walking and/or talking, facial droop, changes in cognitive function and other functions that are disrupted with ischemic stroke Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
Conscious pt with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH) most commonly reports what? What test is done? Severe HA; CT scan
Sudden change in LOC, vomiting, and seizures are also sym of what? Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
What are four complications of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)? Increased ICP, Systemic HTN, Rebleed, Cerebral vasospasm
Condition is most common cause of congenital vessel abnormality. Collection of blood vessels in which the small arteries connect directly with veins. Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
No capillary beds for nutrients, O2 and waste products pass through. High pressure arteriolar blood directly enters thin-walled veins. Over time, the walls rupture and cause spontaneous bleeding in the brain. Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
Most common problem of Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM) is bleeding or hemorrhagic ______.` CVA
Can cause temporary or permanent neuro problems, even death. Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
HA, seizure, and progressive neuro deficits are sym of what? Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
Tx of Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM) includes ________ with removal of AVM and ________ ________ for small lesions. Craniotomy; stereotactic radiosurgery
Created by: mreedy