Care of Locked - in Syndrome Caused by Cerebral infarction
A case of Locked-in syndrome caused by acute pontine infaction is reported. The clinical manifestation include verbal capability deficits, paralysis of the limbs caused by basilar artery occlusion. In this condition, the patient can communicate only by eyes and eyelips movements.Key points in following nursing process :(1) Taking care of the airway: trcheotomy, sputium aspiration drainage, spray inhalation.(2) Care of skin: intensive nutrition, dressing changing with special drug.(3) Infusion care.(4) Psychological nursing.
【CateGory Index】： R473.74