Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Critical Care Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage I.         Introduction: A ruptured aneurysm is a neurosurgical emergency. But, most often you will not rush these patients to the operating room. Instead, you can save their lives by: (1) treating hydrocephalus (2) preventing re-rupture (3) avoiding hyponatremia (4) preventing/treating vasospasm (5) avoiding comorbidities (DVT, pneumonia, UTI, seizure). II.         Initial Exam Outline ABC …

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ADC VAN DISMAL

This article was the most searched and travelled on the old site.  ADC VAN DISMAL represents an organized way to guide order entry even with computer ordersets/powerplans. The included orders are just illustrative examples ADC VAN DISMAL Admit: Attending/Service/Unit/Resident/Inpatient/LOS in days Diagnosis: Condition: Vitals: Routine, q4h with q1h neurochecks Activity: ad lib, bed rest, Amb TID Nursing: DVT prophylaxis- SCD BLE, …

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