Head Injury And Icp

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Injury Quizzes & Trivia

Relationship between head injuries and an increase in ICP


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cerebral perfusion pressure is the difference between mean arterial pressure and intracranial pressure.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    What mode of ventilation is used in initial mechanical ventilator settings for a head injury patient?
    • A. 

      SIMV

    • B. 

      IMV

    • C. 

      PEEP

    • D. 

      A/C

  • 3. 
    Increases in PaCO2 and PaO2 result in increases in ICP,
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
    Management of acute head injury involves both __________ and ___________management.
  • 5. 
    Please describe noncardiogenic pulmonary edema.
  • 6. 
    What are the clinical findings in patients with increased ICP?
  • 7. 
    Apnea test is conducted to diagnose:
    • A. 

      CENTRAL APNEA

    • B. 

      OBSTRUCTIVE APNEA

    • C. 

      EUPNEA

    • D. 

      BRAIN DEATH

  • 8. 
    Some head injured patients develop a form of ARDS called __________  __________ edema.
  • 9. 
    When initially ventilating patients with head injury the Vt should be set to_________ predicted body weight.l
    • A. 

      10-14 mL/kg

    • B. 

      8-12 mL/kg

    • C. 

      12-14 mL/kg

    • D. 

      5-10 mL/kg

  • 10. 
    When initially ventilating patients with head injury FIO2 should be set to
    • A. 

      45%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      30%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 11. 
    Weaning should not be considered until respiratory depressant therapy is no longer required.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 12. 
    It is OK to suction a head injury patient as it does not do him/her any harm.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE