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1. Decrease in LOC

2. Absence Seizure

3. Check the fluid for dextrose with a dipstick

4. Hyperflexion injuries

5. Generalized seizures

6. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion

7. Artificial tears

8. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic

9. Parkinson's disease

10. 'The lens is normally transparent

11. Rapid dilantin administration can cause cardiac arrhythmias

12. Immobilize the client's head and neck

13. Slow - irregular respirations

14. Inability to elicit a Babinski's reflex

15. 4 things that protect the brain

16. Tonic Seizure

17. nsg intervention for spinal injury

18. To immobilize the surgical spine

19. Quadriplegia with gross arm movement and diaphragmic breathing

20. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery

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

22. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light

23. Activity of the brain

24. generalized and partial (also called local or focal)

25. Dilated non reactive pupils

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

27. Hypogeusia

28. Linear skull fractures

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

30. 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

31. Subdural hemorrhage

32. Atonic Seizure

33. Intracranial hemorrhages

34. Depressed skull fractures

35. Encourage the client to hyperventilate

36. Damage to cranial nerve I

37. Noxious stimuli

38. The patient should be placed on droplet precautions.

39. acceleration injury

40. Evaluate urine specific gravity

41. Decorticate

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

43. Dopamine

44. Unequal pupil size

45. Myoclonic Seizure

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

47. Limiting bladder catherization to once every 12 hours

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

49. partial seizures

50. deceleration injury