Keys to the Cart: February 27, 2017

published 2 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Traumatic Brain Injury: CPP; Glasgow Coma Scale Definition

And we are back welcome to another exciting edition of keys to the car a weekly open Anastasia podcast where we were in use several IT key words in just a couple of minutes. My name is doctor alley battle and I'm in Susie allergists at the university of Virginia. Today we are going to review several key words that our listeners have asked about so here we go. Our first keyword as traumatic brain injury cerebral perfusion pressure. Traumatic brain injury may occur from skull fracture brain contusion intracranial hematoma or diffuse axonal injury. After the initial injury the pace in those at risk for inflammatory changes significant cerebral edema and the result it increased intracranial pressure. Increased ICP coupled with compromise arterial blood pressure leads to decreased cerebral perfusion pressure hypoxia and cell death. Keep a close eye on these patients in order to avoid hypertension. The salt blood pressure is less than 90 millimeters of mercury and hypoxemia ...

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