neurological status

neurological status

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the ability of the peripheral and central nervous system to receive, process, and respond to internal and external stimuli. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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These patients were applied BiPAP through endotracheal tube and its response on blood gases and neurological status was evaluated.
In our first patient, early detection of disc herniation on MRI enabled us in making a decision in favour of prompt surgical decompression that significantly improved the neurological status of our patient post operatively.
Surgery is recommended in patients with hemorrhagic stroke, but in patients with good neurological status, when symptoms improve rapidly, the risk of surgical morbidity may be much higher than the risk of rebleeding.
Grades of of severity of neurological outcome Category Neurological status I (Intact) Normal or no change from premorbid functioning Seizures, if recorded, 100% controlled II (Mild) Minimal alternation of tone, power, or reflexes; isolated cranial nerve palsies; mild (MRC 4) weakness or ataxia.
All patients underwent a repeat head CT during the initial 72 hours or as was indicated by neurological status of the patient.
Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma: the importance of preoperative neurological status and rapid intervention.
Results: Of 51 patients, 39 demonstrated improved neurological status and the other 12 patients reported that symptoms remained the same.
This is the ideal time for the ringside physician to assess the neurological status of a fighter.
Rajz G, Cohen JE, Harnof S, Knoller N, Goren O, Shoshan Y, et al: Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma: the importance of preoperative neurological status and rapid intervention.
Predictors of poor outcome include advanced age, poor neurological status at presentation, larger hematoma size, early hematoma growth, intraventricular extension, anticoagulant treatment and brainstem location of hemorrhage (Flaherty at al, 2006).
There were small improvements in neurological status and function in most participants, which were seen within a short time of the procedure and maintained throughout follow-up.

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