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Epidural (above dura, under skull) - arterial (middle meningeal artery), high trauma/acute pres, lens-shape on CT Subdural (below dura, above arachnoid) - venous (venous plexus), low-force trauma/insidious (ex. worsening ha over days), crescent shape on CT Subarachnoid (below arachnoid, above brain) - arterial (Circle of Willis), acute pres w thunderclap ha, goes into fissures succi sella on CT Intraventricular (in the ventricles) Intraparenchymal (in the meat of the brain)

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Increased ICP Symptoms (0 - 15) = Normal Ranges **Any patient that becomes acutely unconscious, regardless of the cause should be suspected of having ↑ ICP** Causes: · Mass lesion (tumor) · Cerebral edema: o Can lead to SIADH or DI o Do NOT lay flat (might have edema in brain) o Reaches peak in 2 – 4 days, then subsides unless there is underlying pathology (cancer, DM, etc.) o Treatment: § Mannitol § Hypertonic Saline § Surgery (depending on cause trauma v. brain tumor) · NOT done if…

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Intracranial hemorrhage bleed blood imaging findings characteristics sequences T1 T2 GRE chart table

Signs of Increased Intracranial Pressure are opposite those of Shock [hemorrhage]. That’s a pretty easy way to remember it.

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Compute the fluid to be administered first hand and then at 8 and 24h after burns depending on weight and severity with the #Parkland Formula #Calculator for Burns. http://www.thecalculator.co/health/Parkland-Formula-Calculator-for-Burns-698.html

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