A 65 year old, 88 kg male is emergently scheduled for a posterior fossa intracranial tumor resection in the sitting position. HPI: He has a 1 month history of increasing somnolence, headaches, aphasia, gait disturbances, and left-sided weakness. PMH: Patient has history of chronic hypertension, cigarette smoking, and hypercholesterolemia. Meds: He is taking HCTZ and Procardia. PE: VS - BP 196/81 mmHg, pulse 74 bpm, RR 15, O2 96% on RA. Neuro - there is moderate bilateral papilledema. Rest of the exam is unremarkable. CV - RRR. Lungs - CTA. EKG: NSR. Studies: His head CT scan shows a posterior fossa lesion with mass effect. Labs: Hb 11.8 g/dL.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Rapid Review Anesthesiology Oral Boards|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2013|
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