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Subdural Pressure Monitoring in Head-Injured Patients

  • G. T. Tindall
  • C. P. McGraw
  • K. Iwata

Abstract

Accurate, continuous measurement of intracranial pressure (ICP) is of clinical importance in patients with elevated ICP. It indicates the appropriate time to initiate therapy, monitors the effectiveness of that therapy, and is a useful guide to the clinical state and prognosis of patients with head injury. ICP recordings can be correlated with other physiological parameters such as blood pressure, heart rate and respiratory rate. In this report we will describe a simple and practical method for continuous monitoring of ICP which we have developed and used in head-injured patients.

Keywords

Intracranial Pressure Absolute Pressure Plateau Wave Cranial Pressure Protective Screen 
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  • G. T. Tindall
  • C. P. McGraw
  • K. Iwata

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