Minutes Count: Traumatic Brain Injury
24 Oct 2019
Discuss the approach to the head trauma patient. Discuss evaluating and prioritizing extracranial injuries as well as treatment options for extracranial injuries. Review primary brain injury versus secondary brain injury. Review what the contributing factors lead to secondary brain injury are as well as systemic effects of secondary brain injury. Review how to perform a neurological assessment on a patient. Discuss the different treatment modalities and nursing care for head trauma/TBI patients.