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relating to or controlled by the autonomic nervous system

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I have patients who I tell them, 'Go to the PVA website, download the pamphlet, and when the paramedics come in because you're having autonomic dysreflexia, give them that and take it to the emergency room with you,' " Martinez says.
Patients demonstrating autonomic dysreflexia should be placed in the upright position to produce an orthostatic decrease in BP.
Shah, "The importance of autonomic dysreflexia to the urologist," BJU International, vol.
This may also help to explain the greater percentage of autonomic dysreflexia in P500 compared with P350 or P200.
We are unaware of any scholarly literature regarding chiropractic care, spinal cord injured patients, and autonomic dysreflexia.
If the nurse does not appropriately address the pain, the patient deteriorates into autonomic dysreflexia, which can be a life-threatening complication.
A sense of unease and autonomic dysreflexia are also compatible with C-UTI in patients with spinal cord injury.
Recognition and management of autonomic dysreflexia in pediatric spinal cord injury.
Also discussed were the concerns with autonomic dysreflexia when blood pressure elevation needs to be monitored, regularity enforced, and the maintenance of soft formed stool.
A 19-year-old man presented with an acute quadriplegia secondary to anterior spinal artery thrombosis He required admission to the intensive care unit for ventilatory support and developed autonomic dysreflexia within 72 hours of his first symptoms, due to paralytic ileus with distension of the bowel.
This autonomic dysreflexia can be caused by bladder distention, infection, sunburn, ingrown toenails, or tight garments.
The former mechanic suffers from autonomic dysreflexia, an anxiety-related condition which can lead to a heart attack.
Pounding headaches are a symptom of autonomic dysreflexia when occurring concomitantly with instability reflex incontinence (Gray, 1992, p.
Difficulties such as urinary tract infections, pressure sores, and autonomic dysreflexia,(1) for example, could become life-threatening if not treated properly -- and promptly.
Autonomic dysreflexia, which can be involuntarily induced, can cause blood pressure to swing erratically from high to low sometimes leading to a heart attack or stroke.
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