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tube care: ventriculostomy/lumbar drain

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as management of a patient with an external cerebrospinal fluid drainage system. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Comparison of Patient Groups Before After Implementation Implementation Number of patients 57 57 Average age in years 56 58 CCI score 80 79 Number, M/F 34/23 27/30 Diagnoses Craniotomy 28 35 VP shunt 6 3 Cervical laminectomy 6 11 Pituitary resection 7 4 Lumbar drain 1 1 SDH 8 2 Thoracic surgery 1 1 Readmit to ICU NA 4 30-day readmits after 8 0 discharge from hospital Note.
Chronic subdural hematoma as a complication of lumbar drain placement for the management of iatrogenic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak has not been previously documented in the literature.
Placement of a diverting lumbar drain is optional and controversial at this time.
Persistently elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) with ongoing symptoms necessitates insertion of a lumbar drain to provide continuous controlled CSF drainage.
The NPH protocol at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH has standing referrals for physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) prior to the insertion of a lumbar drain for aggressive and appropriate drain management.
The patient was initially treated with a lumbar drain, but high output through the chest tube persisted, so corrective surgery was required.
Due to Casey's unique anatomy (his cochlea does not have enough turns), the surgeons placed a lumbar drain in his back to divert large amounts of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) while the implant healed into place.
Gait tests should be performed before and after a lumbar drain of 50-100 cc/day for 3 days in hard-to-diagnose cases to see if the patient improves, he said, noting that lumbar drain is the standard test.
If NPH is suspected, a multidisciplinary team including physical therapists, speech therapists and neuropsychologists evaluate the patient to determine if a more invasive lumbar drain test would impact the symptoms.
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