Head, Neck & Back Injury [Case #1]
His initial GCS is E3 V4 M6 (13). After 90 mins in the department his GCS remains unchanged.
Answer one question before attending the face-to-face teaching session. Add comments to answers already given if you think it's appropriate. The first part of teaching will be spent discussing this case:
What are the essential components of your examination of this patient?
Would you CT his head? (Please explain your answer)
What are the minimum components of neuro-observations?
In this case what is the recommended duration and frequency of neuro-observations?
The next morning he feels better and is more alert You diagnose concussion, what advice would you give on discharge?
During the observation period what changes would trigger a further assessment or CT?