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Final placements are out!!

Friends! It’s true, final placement allocations have been released. Woohoo! Where have I been allocated you ask?

**drum roll**

NEURO REHAB!!!!

How awesome is this?!  This means I could be working with people of a variety of ages with a variety of neurological conditions such as acquired brain injury, dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and many others. 133 more words

Study

Hypertonic Saline

HYPERTONIC SALINE

  • Brain Trauma Foundation – start treatment for increased ICP at pressures >20mm Hg
  • Hyperosmolar therapy:
    1. Mannitol vs HTS
      1. Mannitol
        • BTF recommends mannitol as mainstay in management of intracranial HTN…
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Phenytoin

Phenytoin has significant protein binding, so hypoalbuminemia will lead to increased free phenytoin.
Adjust for hypoalbuminemia using the following formula = Total Phenytoin Level / [(0.2*albumin)+0.1] 45 more words