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SPM 200  Skill Lab #5:  P2232852 small

Lumbar Puncture

OBJECTIVES/COMPETENCIES  At the end of this lab, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and review appropriate Lumbar Puncture: indications, contraindications, technique and equipment.
     
  • Demonstrate universal precautions and sterile technique.

Read Lumbar Puncture in the Student Procedure Manual; view video on Lumbar Puncture; and Review above web pages prior to the session.  Also review PowerPoint presentation on Skills Lab 5, which may be printed out as a handout.  Take on-line pre-test, then print and bring to scheduled lab session.

 


WEB BASES INFORMATION / NOTES:

http://www.emedicine.com/neuro/topic557.htm

http://www.medstudents.com.br/proced/lumbpunc.htm

 

LSUHSC NEEDLE STICK EXPOSURE POLICY:

http://www.lsuhsc.edu/orgs/studenthealth/needlestickinjury.aspx

 

EQUIPMENT :  Stethoscope

 

DRESS :  Comfortable Clothes


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