spinal cord injury - page 2

A spinal cord injured patient has several problems and complications related to his injury. So, how to cope up with them easily and how a nurse can provide better care in preventing complications of... Read More

  1. Visit  rahulsharma profile page
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    YA ASIA means american spine injury association which gives the severity of injury. In cervical injuries it depends on the level of injury for example if the injury is from C1-C3 the patient can be dependent to ventilatory support for life whereas C4-C5 are also same but there is some motor power can be preserved. In C6-C8 level the patient is able to do his breathing independently and some motor power can be preserved.
    For all the patient bladder can be managed by CIC 4-6 hourly an bowel training is provided to maintain the bowel and bladder functions. But in cervical injury patient we can't achieve full independence as they are quadriplegic patient.
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  3. Visit  GrnTea profile page
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    Good. So what would be your priorities of care for each of these, and why? In your own words.


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