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An 18-year-old boy is brought into the emergency room after a diving accident. He is awake and alert, has intact cranial nerves, and is able to move his shoulders, but he cannot move his arms or legs. He is flaccid and has a sensory level at C5. Appropriate management includes which of the following?
Naloxone hydrochloride
Intravenous methylprednisolone
Oral dexamethasone
Phenytoin 100 mg tid
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
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An 18-year-old boy is brought into the emergency room after a diving accident. He is awake and alert, has intact cranial nerves, and is able to move his shoulders, but he cannot move his arms or legs. He is flaccid and has a sensory level at C5. Appropriate management includes which of the following?
Naloxone hydrochloride
Intravenous methylprednisolone
Oral dexamethasone
Phenytoin 100 mg tid
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Intravenous methylprednisolone, not sure...
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