Spinal cord injury

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Spinal cord injury by Mind Map: Spinal cord injury

1. Type: 1/spinal trauma=cord it self.2/cord injury=inturrupt sensory&motor

2. Diagnostic :1-cervical spine radiographs .2-MRI&CT

3. Classification:1-primary=trauma in nervous tissue.2-Secondary=axonal damage .its preventable

4. Level of spinal cord injuries

5. Degree:1-incomplete.2-complete

6. Mechanism of secondary:1-hypo_perfusion . 2-vasoactive substance . 3-release of excess neurotransmitters .4 - immune cells

7. Mechanism:1/hyperextension.2/hyperflexion.3-lateral bend.4-overrotation.5-distraction.6-axial loading

8. managment:1/immobilization 2/primary assasment 3/secodary 4/ongoing

9. C2:C4 . C5:C6 . C6:T1 . T2:T7 . T6:L1 . T12:L2 . L1:L2 . L4:L5 . S1

10. Neurogenic shock Between T1-L2 &Spinal shock above level of T6

11. Causes: RTA . falls

12. Primary:1-concussion. 2-contusion.3-transectio