This weeks topic is Pediatric Neurological and Cognitive Disorders
Power point – www.austincc.edu/adnlev3/ol_neuro/pp_neuro.ppt
Teaching (for parents) http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/cerebral-palsy.html
A great trauma article related to kids – http://www.modernmedicine.com/modern-medicine/content/trauma-nursing-pediatric-patients
+++ Remember the childs level of consciousness is the best indicator of improvement or worsening of a neurological condition.
++ Drainage from nose or ear needs to be tested for glucose. Positive glucose indicates leakage of CSF – notify the doctor immediately.
- NO Aspirin http://www.healthline.com/health/headache-reyes-syndrome
Thursday we’ll have some more topics and we’ll also have some questions for you.