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Medical: 5

Neurology: 3 ═══════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════ ═══════════════════════════

            • i)

              Hemorrhage

            • ii)

              Wounds

          • (c)

            GI/ GU

            • i)

              Incontinence of bladder

            • ii)

              Incontinence of bowel

    • 4.

      Management

      • a.

        Airway and ventilatory support

        • (1)

          Oxygen

        • (2)

          Positioning

        • (3)

          Assisted ventilation

        • (4)

          Suction

        • (5)

          Advanced airway device

      • b.

        Circulatory support

        • (1)

          Venous access

        • (2)

          Blood analysis

      • c.

        Non-pharmacological interventions

        • (1)

          Protection from injury

        • (2)

          Positioning

        • (3)

          Spinal precautions

      • d.

        Pharmacological interventions

        • (1)

          Anticonvulsants

        • (2)

          Antiinflammatories

        • (3)

          Skeletal muscle relaxant

        • (4)

          Hyperglycemic

        • (5)

          Anti-hypoglycemic

        • (6)

          Vitamin

      • e.

        Psychological support

      • f.

        Transport considerations

        • (1)

          Appropriate mode

        • (2)

          Appropriate facility

  • D.

    Syncope

    • 1.

      Pathophysiology

      • a.

        Brief loss of consciousness caused by transient cerebral hypoxia

      • b.

        Caused by lack of oxygen, glucose or seizure activity in the brain

    • 2.

      Assessment findings

      • a.

        Perceived as a sensation of light-headedness

    • 3.

      Management

      • a.

        Differentiate possible causes

        • (1)

          Seizure

        • (2)

          Other

      • b.

        Airway management

      • c.

        Oxygen

      • d.

        Reassure

      • e.

        Treat underlying cause

  • E.

    Headache

    • 1.

      Epidemiology

      • a.

        Incidence

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