Posted: January 27th, 2018
Subdural hematoma : 3 Shocking Symptoms No One Talks About
A client with a subdural hematoma becomes restless and confused, with dilation of the ipsilateral pupil.
The physician orders mannitol for which of the following reasons?
1. To reduce intraocular pressure
2. To prevent acute tubular necrosis
3. To promote osmotic diuresis to decrease ICP
4. To draw water into the vascular system to increase blood pressure