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SURGICAL PROCEDURE TO REMOVE LESION
CRANIOTOMY
COMPLICATIONS OF CRANIOTOMY
HEMORRHAGE = SHOCK

HEMATOMA = UP ICP (OR EDEMA), DOWN CSF FLOW R/T HYDROCEPHALUS

POST SURG: RESP + NEURO PROB, P.EDEMA, INFECTION

F&E IMBALANCE - DI / SIADH
HYPOSECRETION OF ADH
DI = POLYURIA + DECREASE SG
HYPERSECRETION OF ADH
SIADH = FLUID RETENTION + HYPONA
NURSING CARE OF CRANIOTOMY
VS, ICP, NEURO CHANGES, DRESSING + DRAINAGE, MECHANICAL VENT WITH HYPERVENTILATION FIRST 24-48H, STRICT I&O, ADMINISTER / TITRATE MED, QUIET ENVIRONMENT, TEMP, DVT PROPHLAXIS
NURSING CARE OF CRANIOTOMY: POSITIONING
- AVOID HIP OR NECK FLEXION
- MAINTAIN HEAD MIDLINE + NEUTRAL
- CRANIECTOMY = NONOP SIDE***
- INFRATENTORIAL = FLAT
- SUPRATENTORIAL = HOB 30 TO PROMOTE DRAINAGE