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1. Encourage the client to hyperventilate

2. deceleration injury

3. Hypogeusia

4. Slow - irregular respirations

5. Clonic Seizure

6. Noxious stimuli

7. Evaluate urine specific gravity

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

9. Hyperflexion injuries

10. Intracranial hemorrhages

11. Epidural hematoma

12. Artificial tears

13. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery

14. The patient should be placed on droplet precautions.

15. 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

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

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

18. Damage to cranial nerve I

19. Loss of lens elasticity

20. Generalized seizures

21. Tonic Seizure

22. Atonic Seizure

23. Depressed skull fractures

24. acceleration injury

25. Quadriplegia with gross arm movement and diaphragmic breathing

26. Inability to elicit a Babinski's reflex

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

28. Dopamine

29. A client with a high cervical spine injury

30. Unequal pupil size

31. Wrap her hands in soft 'mitten' restraints

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

33. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion

34. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light

35. Dilated non reactive pupils

36. 'The lens is normally transparent

37. Basilar skull fractures

38. Activity of the brain

39. Linear skull fractures

40. Myoclonic Seizure

41. 4 things that protect the brain

42. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic

43. Immobilize the client's head and neck

44. Absence Seizure

45. Limiting bladder catherization to once every 12 hours

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

47. Subdural hemorrhage

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

49. Parkinson's disease

50. Epidural hematoma