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1. Basilar skull fractures

2. Artificial tears

3. Parkinson's disease

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

5. Evaluate urine specific gravity

6. Rapid dilantin administration can cause cardiac arrhythmias

7. Immobilize the client's head and neck

8. A client with a high cervical spine injury

9. nsg intervention for spinal injury

10. To immobilize the surgical spine

11. Clonic Seizure

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

13. Quadriplegia with gross arm movement and diaphragmic breathing

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

15. Activity of the brain

16. Decorticate

17. Intracranial hemorrhages

18. Atonic Seizure

19. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic

20. Check the fluid for dextrose with a dipstick

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

22. Slow - irregular respirations

23. Encourage the client to hyperventilate

24. Epidural hematoma

25. Unequal pupil size

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

27. partial seizures

28. Dilated non reactive pupils

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

30. acceleration injury

31. Myoclonic Seizure

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

33. Absence Seizure

34. Wrap her hands in soft 'mitten' restraints

35. Hyperflexion injuries

36. Epidural hematoma

37. 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

38. Noxious stimuli

39. deceleration injury

40. Tonic Seizure

41. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery

42. Generalized seizures

43. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion

44. Decrease in LOC

45. The patient should be placed on droplet precautions.

46. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light

47. Hypogeusia

48. Dopamine

49. CN IX and CN VII

50. Damage to cranial nerve I