A Short Note On Hemorrhage ( Sah )

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH) is bleeding of the brain within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between the brain and the tissues that cover the brain, where the cerebrospinal fluid neck circulates. The subarachnoid space it is responsible for protecting your brain from serious injuries by serving as a cushion. SAH is considered a medical emergency and is most commonly associated with brain aneurysms but can also be caused by sever head trauma such a fall resulting in the person hitting their head; especially in elderly people (Lewis, Heitkemper, Dirkson, Bucher, and Harding, 2014). Treatment The usual course of treatment for a subarachnoid hemorrhage is administering the patient antihypertensive …show more content…

Most of the patient’s manifestations are consistent with those that were previously stated because of sustaining a subarachnoid hemorrhage. The patient experiences brief periods of rapid loss of consciousness immediately after the fall, along with confusion, and severe headache, and seizures. Currently almost three months after sustaining the injury the patient is still experiencing manifestations that can be contributed to his previous subarachnoid hemorrhage, such as, prolonged impaired mental functioning, continued seizures, right sided weakness, light sensitivity, vision impairment, and irritability. Complications. Complications of a subarachnoid hemorrhage include stroke, seizures, repeated re-bleeding after hemorrhage has healed itself, coma, paralysis, temporary or permanent impaired mental functioning and/ or memory loss, and death from repeated bleeds (Lewis et al., 2014). The only complications the patient has experienced as a result of sustaining a subarachnoid is multiple seizures as well as impaired mental functioning. Incidence. Biliary Stricture Biliary strictures can be benign or malignant, malignant strictures occur when the bile ducts are injured in some way, such as trauma during an operation. After the injury is sustained, the inflammatory process begins and collagen and fibrosis is deposited within the lumen of the bile duct causing it to narrow. Depending on the type of injury that is sustained, biliary strictures can be

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