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Syncope | Neurological Emergencies

Syncope and Weakness: partial loss of consciousness. Monitor for cardiac dysrhythmias Headache: serious causes are tumors, bleeding, hypertension, meningitis, poisoning. Brain tissue has no nerves to feel pain, so all pain is from stretching or irritation of nearby structures: Vascular: involves cerebrovascular circulation, constriction or dilation of cerebral vessels. Rapid onset of severe headache could […]

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