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Journal December 2010 (Vol 31, No 12)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Head Trauma by Brandy Terry , CVT

1. An important goal of treating head trauma is to limit or prevent _________ trauma.
2. What is ICH?
3. A stuporous patient
4. If the PLR is intact, the pupils should
5. In opisthotonus, a patient is
6. When blood is drawn from a head trauma patient, the _______ vein should always be avoided.
7. The signs of high ICP and the Cushing reflex are
8. Mannitol should be administered through a filter because it
9. Sedatives and analgesics are not indicated to treat
10. When caring for head trauma patients, it is important to elevate the __________________ by 30° to 40° while patients are laterally recumbent.
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