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What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?

September 4, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 1

Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureaux) is a condition of the 5th cranial nerve by brief, recurring attacks of agonizing pain along the distribution of one or more divisions of the nerve — ophthalmic, maxillary and mandibular Etiology: unknown Signs & Symptoms: attacks precipitated by pressure on a trigger point (shaving, talking, washing, and cold wind may […]

Nursing Care for Infratentorial Surgery

May 7, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Infratentorial surgery is a type of Intracranial Surgery or surgery that involves Craniotomy, the burring of holes or by opening of the skull to remove tumors, evacuate blood clot, and control hemorrhage. It is often performed for tumors, trauma, congenital abnormalities, vascular diseases (aneurysms and vascular malformations) trigeminal neuralgia, and other disorders of the brain […]

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