Structures of the Brain
Cerebrum- memory, sensations and emotions
_Cerebellum_ - muscle tone, balance and coordination
Medulla oblongata- respiratory, circulatory and vasomotor activities
_Hypothalamus_ - major processing center A
Central cyanosis vs Peripheral cyanosis
KNOW NORMAL BABY HEART RATE, NORMAL BABY BLOOD PRESSURE
AND NORMAL BABY RESPIRATIONS
CENTRAL is more urgent
JVD- sit up in SEMIFOWLERS 45 DEGREES-, look at neck for pulsing jugu
Primary Assessment- rapid examination of the pts vitals, repeated q5min to detect changes in function
A- _AIRWAY is it patent? is it open?
B - _BREATHING_
is there any respiratory effort?
C - _CIRCULATION_ is there tissue perfusi