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==Diagnosis==
 
==Diagnosis==
 
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MRI, may get CT myelography
 
 
- MRI, may get CT myelography
 
 
 
 
  
 
==Treatment==
 
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#Rad Tx for compressive lesions
 
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#**AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS GUIDLINES (9/07) NO LONGER RECOMMENDS STEROIDS FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY (Old for Tx <8 hrs = methylprednisolone 30 mg IV, then infusion of 5.4 m/k/h x 23 hrs + GI prophylaxis)
1. Rad Tx for compressive lesions
 
 
 
2. **AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS GUIDLINES (9/07) NO LONGER RECOMMENDS STEROIDS FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY (Old for Tx <8 hrs = methylprednisolone 30 mg IV, then infusion of 5.4 m/k/h x 23 hrs + GI prophylaxis)
 
 
 
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
 
 
Trauma: Spinal Fractures
 
Trauma: Spinal Fractures
  
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Neuro: Neurogenic Shock
 
Neuro: Neurogenic Shock
 
 
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
 
 
 
DONALDSON 9/07 (Adapted from Lampe, Hockberger, Brower, and Mistry)
 
DONALDSON 9/07 (Adapted from Lampe, Hockberger, Brower, and Mistry)
 
 
 
  
 
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Revision as of 16:02, 12 March 2011

Diagnosis

MRI, may get CT myelography

Treatment

  1. Rad Tx for compressive lesions
      • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS GUIDLINES (9/07) NO LONGER RECOMMENDS STEROIDS FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY (Old for Tx <8 hrs = methylprednisolone 30 mg IV, then infusion of 5.4 m/k/h x 23 hrs + GI prophylaxis)

See Also

Trauma: Spinal Fractures

Neuro: Spinal Cord Syndromes

Neuro: Neurogenic Shock

Source

DONALDSON 9/07 (Adapted from Lampe, Hockberger, Brower, and Mistry)