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1. Generalized seizures

2. deceleration injury

3. Immobilize the client's head and neck

4. Epidural hematoma

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

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

7. Noxious stimuli

8. 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

9. nsg intervention for spinal injury

10. A client with a high cervical spine injury

11. Intracranial hemorrhages

12. acceleration injury

13. Hyperflexion injuries

14. Hypogeusia

15. 'The lens is normally transparent

16. Depressed skull fractures

17. Encourage the client to hyperventilate

18. Linear skull fractures

19. Limiting bladder catherization to once every 12 hours

20. Evaluate urine specific gravity

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

22. CN IX and CN VII

23. Activity of the brain

24. Parkinson's disease

25. Atonic Seizure

26. Dilated non reactive pupils

27. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery

28. Myoclonic Seizure

29. Check the fluid for dextrose with a dipstick

30. Unequal pupil size

31. Slow - irregular respirations

32. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light

33. Loss of lens elasticity

34. Basilar skull fractures

35. Wrap her hands in soft 'mitten' restraints

36. Clonic Seizure

37. To immobilize the surgical spine

38. Tonic Seizure

39. Decorticate

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

41. 4 things that protect the brain

42. Inability to elicit a Babinski's reflex

43. Artificial tears

44. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic

45. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion

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

47. Dopamine

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

49. Subdural hemorrhage

50. Epidural hematoma