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1. Decorticate

2. Limiting bladder catherization to once every 12 hours

3. Tonic Seizure

4. A trauma nurse is caring for a patient that sustained trauma to the head. She notices that the patient has a 'blown pupil' (one pupil is fixed a dilated). This is caused by intracranial swelling and brain herniation. A blown pupil is caused by disrup

5. 4 things that protect the brain

6. Encourage the client to hyperventilate

7. acceleration injury

8. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery

9. Absence Seizure

10. deceleration injury

11. Damage to cranial nerve I

12. Inability to elicit a Babinski's reflex

13. Noxious stimuli

14. 'The lens is normally transparent

15. Raise the head of the bed immediately to 90 degrees

16. Back arched; rigid extension of all four extremities.

17. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion

18. Dopamine

19. Put the client in the high - Fowler's position

20. Hyperflexion injuries

21. Basilar skull fractures

22. Depressed skull fractures

23. To immobilize the surgical spine

24. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic

25. Myoclonic Seizure

26. Check the fluid for dextrose with a dipstick

27. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light

28. nsg intervention for spinal injury

29. Call the physician while another nurse checks the vital signs and ascertains the patient's Glasgow Coma score

30. Artificial tears

31. Evaluate urine specific gravity

32. Loss of lens elasticity

33. CN IX and CN VII

34. Decrease in LOC

35. Place a tongue - blade in the patient's mouth to prevent blockage of the airway.

36. Atonic Seizure

37. Intracranial hemorrhages

38. Wrap her hands in soft 'mitten' restraints

39. Epidural hematoma

40. Epidural hematoma

41. Dilated non reactive pupils

42. The patient should be placed on droplet precautions.

43. Quadriplegia with gross arm movement and diaphragmic breathing

44. Generalized seizures

45. Hypogeusia

46. 'Wake him every hour and assess his orientation to person - time - and place

47. Linear skull fractures

48. Encouraging compliance with drug therapy to prevent loss of vision

49. Rapid dilantin administration can cause cardiac arrhythmias

50. Clonic Seizure