•into the heart (ventriculo-atrial)•into the abdomen (ventriculo-eritoneal.It is inserted surgically so that theupper end is in a ventricle of the brainand the lower end leads either,
•into the outer lining of the lungs(ventriculo-pleural shunt
•Ventriculo-atrial shunt•Ventriculo-peritonealshunt•Ventriculo-plural shunt•Ventriculo-atrial shunt•SB with Medication
What are the effects of hydrocephalus?
There can be learning difficulties associatedwith hydrocephalus such as problems with
concentration, reasoning and short-termmemor. Hdrocehalus can also result insubtle effects: giving problems withco-ordination, motivation and organisationalskills. Physical effects such asvisual problems,or early puberty in children, may also occur.
•Observe to precaution sign vomiting, headach,dizziness, photophobia (sensitivity to light)and other visual disturbances, drowsiness and fits
•Precaution In shunt infections•Observer Nuro sign , Vital sign
•Semi Fowler’s position•To measure abdomen and Head curcumcission
Spina Bifida is a fault in the spinal columnin which one or more vertebrae(the bones which form the backbone)fail to form roerl leavin a a or slitcausing damage to the centralnervous system.