Cerebral Hemorrhages Neurological Assessment Med School - StudyKorner
An epidural hematoma presents as a hyperdense lenticular shaped hematoma in the temporalregion, and it is caused by a tear in the middle meningeal artery. A lucid interval is often associated with this bleed.
Auscultating the Heart
During the nursing head-to-toe assessment, the nurse will be listening to the heart with a stethoscope. Auscultating the heart allows the nurse to assess the heart’s rhythm, rate, and sound of valve closure. The nurse will be assessing S1 and S2 while noting if there are any S1 and S2 splits or extra heart sounds like S3, S4, or heart murmurs.
The Cranial Nerve Assessment for Nurses | Health And Willness
The cranial nerve assessment doesn't have to be impossible - learn how to confidently do a comprehensive exam of the cranial nerves!
Cranial nerves should I know them?
We all remember at one time we had some memory aid to assist with the cranial nerves, some were clean and some were not. Here is a quick review. To remember the nerves, I used the mnemonic - On Old Oceans The Terrifying And Fierce Vikings Gathered Valuables And Honor. To remember the function of…
The straight leg raise, also called Lasègue's sign, #Lasègue test or Lazarević's sign, is a test done during the physical examination to determine whether a patient with low back pain has an underlying herniated disk, often located at L5 (fifth lumbar spinal nerve). #BackPain #BackAcheGoAway-ComeBackAnotherDay