Flashcard 4 - Musculoskeletal/​Neurological/​Psychosocial Flashcard Set for the CCRN


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In order to properly assess the oculovestibular reflex, patients must have their head of bed elevated to at least 20 degrees. This reflex is tested by inserting a cold water stimulus into the ear. The absence of the reflex is a potential identifier of brain death.

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