AVPU refers to the initial assessment of the head injury patient's responsiveness
or unresponsiveness. What do the letters AVPU stand for?
Detection of spinal injuries can be difficult. Additionally, a patient with a spinal
injury may or may not have signs/symptoms characteristic of that injury
immediately. Therefore, it should be assumed that any patient who is
____________________may have spinal injury.
The two terms paralysis and paresis do not have the same meaning.
Paralysis is _______________________________________________________
Paresis is ________________________________________________________
Is this statement TRUE or FALSE? A patient who can move his extremities or
who has no signs/symptoms of numbness, tingling, or other neurological damage
does not have a spinal cord injury.
List three types of spinal cord damage which can be the direct result of an