Marco who was diagnosed with brain tumor was scheduled for craniotomy. In preventing the development of cerebral edema after surgery, the nurse should expect the use of:

Admin October 10, 2018

Marco who was diagnosed with brain tumor was scheduled for craniotomy. In preventing the development of cerebral edema after surgery, the nurse should expect the use of:

  1. 1. Anti hypertensives
  2. 2. Steroids
  3. 3. Anticonvulsants
  4. 4. Diuretics

Answer B: Steroids

Steroids are used for their anti- inflammatory action, which decreases the development of edema.

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