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Brain Herniation

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Brain Herniation by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Increased Intracranial Pressure (ICP). It contains the following chapters:

    • Herniation
    • Increased Intracranial Pressure: Treatment

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Uncal herniation
    2. Subfalcine herniation
    3. Cerebellar tonsil herniation
    4. Central herniation
    5. None of the above
    1. Tonsillar herniation
    2. Subfalcine herniation
    3. Transtentorial herniation
    4. Central herniation
    5. None of the above
    1. Start two units of normal saline in an IV line simultaneously in both arms.
    2. Head end elevation of the bed to 45 degrees.
    3. Use of an intravenous osmotic agent.
    4. Allow the patient to breathe at a faster respiratory rate
    5. Use of hypertonic saline.
    1. Stretching of the blood vessels at the brainstem causing rupture.
    2. Aneurysmal dilatation of the blood vessels at the brainstem leading to rupture.
    3. Hypertension causing the blood vessels at the brainstem to rupture.
    4. Reperfusion causing the blood vessels at the brainstem to rupture.
    5. Trauma leading to tearing of the blood vessels at the brainstem causing hemorrhage.

    Author of lecture Brain Herniation

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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