Burr Holes with Hand Drill
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Burr Holes with Hand Drill

The Burr Holes with Hand Drill course will teach you:

  • To make a small hole in the skull using a hand drill. This serves to drain fluid such as blood in order to alleviate pressure on the brain when the fluid starts to build up and compress the underlying brain.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Burr Holes with Hand Drill:

  • Slipping of the hand drill

With the following tips you might perform the Burr Holes with Hand Drill even better:

  • Skin markings
  • Bleeding control

After studying the Burr Holes with Hand Drill course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Hematoma formation
  • Brain injury
  • Subdural empyema

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Cranium access

Skin

Mark

Mark a 2-3mm line along the supratemporal line

Skin Markings

The skin marking wil differ depending on the burr hole placement for different case characteristics.

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