Template:Epidural compression syndromes management
General Epidural Compression Syndrome Management
- Dexamethasone: at least 16 mg IV as soon as possible after assessment
- Note: dexamethasone can be used to reduce compressive edema from epidural metastases, but is more likely to worsen an infection from spinal epidural abscess.
- Consult spine service
- Consider foley for bladder decompression