Dear Nurses

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

WHAT IS CEREBRAL EDEMA

Dear nurses,
Are you familiar with what causes cerebral edema ? Cerebral edema
( swelling on the brain) may have many causes, these include:
- brain trauma, subdural hematoma
- high altitude
- brain tumors
- hypernatremia
Symptoms include: headache, light-headedness, mental confusion,
nausea and fatigue.
Treatment is directed at correcting the cause.
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