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BSN Notes: Neurology- Neurocysticercosis

Neurocysticercosis Cysticercosis is a parasitic infection that results from ingestion of eggs from the adult tapeworm, Taenia solium. When cysticercosis involves the central nervous system, it is ...

Meningitis

MeningitisDefinition -it is an inflammation of the lining around the brain and spinal cord caused by bacteria /viruses. Meningitis is ...

CRYSTALLOID IV SOLUTIONS

IVFContentTonicityOsmolality(mOsm/L)UsesD5-NS0.9% saline- 50 g/L glucose- 170 kcals/L- 154 mMol/L of Na+ and Cl-Hypertonic560increase IVF and replace ECFfluid losses- used for ...

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE

HYPOGLYCEMIA (excessive insulin)Tremors, cold/clammy skin, mental confusion, rapid/shallow respirations, unusual fatigue,hunger, drowsiness, anxiety, headache, muscular incoordination, paresthesia of tongue/mouth/lips, hallucination, ...

References

We refer the following resources and /or the notes are based on them (but not exclusively limited to ) :- Anatomy and physiologyStandring, ...

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