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Autonomic dysreflexia," Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol.
Evidence of autonomic dysreflexia during functional electrical stimulation in individuals with spinal cord injuries.
Take Home Points * 1: Autonomic dysreflexia is a serious medical condition in some spinal cord injury patients.
The patient complains of an intense headache indicating a cerebrospinal fluid leak or autonomic dysreflexia related to the surgery; the nurse must recognize these signs as possible complications and implement interventions to resolve the situation.
Prevalance and etiology of autonomic dysreflexia in children with spinal cord injuries.
Key Words: autonomic dysreflexia, paraplegia, quadriplegia, anterior spinal thrombosis
Autonomic dysreflexia is an abnormal reflex which occurs in people with spinal cord injuries at the level of T6 and above.
Autonomic dysreflexia has not yet claimed the lives of any disabled sportsmen, although in a non-sporting context, deaths, brain haemorrhages, strokes and heart attacks have been reported from those quadraplegics in whom it occurs naturally.
Autonomic Dysreflexia in Patients Treated for Detrusor Overactivity Associated With a Neurologic Condition Autonomic dysreflexia associated with intradetrusor injections of BOTOX[R] could occur in patients treated for detrusor overactivity associated with a neurologic condition and may require prompt medical therapy.
The bags additionally had medical emergency cards with warning signs and treatments of autonomic dysreflexia and an inflatable doughnut to help mitigate the occurrence of pressure ulcers.
The following day, Maria and I ran an education session on bladder and bowel management, pressure sore prevention and autonomic dysreflexia to around 50 nursing staff as well as the director of nursing.
autonomic dysreflexia, bradycardia, and orthostatic hypotension) and higher risk for cardiovascular diseases [1-2].

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