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Nurs 3366 - Pathophysiologic Processes: Implications for Nursing

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1 Nursing 3366 Pathologic Processes Implications for Nursing Lecture Notes Disorders of the Neurologic System Objectives outcomes for this subject 1 the relationship between key aspects of normal neurological function and the pathophysiology involved in select neurologically related conditions including ophthalmic derangements such as cataracts glaucoma and macular degeneration alterations in homeostasis of the CNS including o principles of CPP ICP effect of increased ICP IICP cerebral edema o general states of altered states of consciousness mentation such as delirium dementia o meningitis o seizures For your amusement watch this video o brain attack ischemic hemorrhagic o migraines http www youtube com watch v Li5nMsXg1Lk o Parkinson s o Alzheimer s o multiple sclerosis alterations in homeostasis of the peripheral nervous system including o myasthenia gravis 2 signs and symptoms and basic treatment modalities associated with above pathological conditions Outline I II Peripheral nervous system PNS Disorders of the CNS disorders A Concepts of cerebral blood flow alteration A Overview 1 overview 1 main category 2 CPP cerebral perfusion pressure neuromuscular 3 ICP intracranial pressure junction disorders B Brain attack stroke 2 normal A P of 1 overview HOME neuromuscular 2 ischemic brain attack STUDY junction 3 hemorrhagic brain attack will be 3 abnormalities 4 S S of brain attack on test B Myasthenia gravis 5 bringing it all together 1 patho 6 diagnosis treatment 2 S S C Degenerative diseases of the brain 3 treatment 1 Alzheimer s disease III Ophthalmologic problems 2 Parkinson s disease A General terminology info 3 multiple sclerosis related D Miscellaneous CNS disorders to eye vision problems 1 migraines 1 mydriasis 2 seizures 2 miosis 3 meningitis 3 diplopia 4 nystagmus Please BE SURE to look over this A P 5 papilledema section IA ahead of time as it will B Specific disease processes of only briefly be discussed in class it the eyes is very important to



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