Clinical Analysis of Intracranial Hypertension in Severe Head Injury
It has been emphasized that intensive care is necessary in the management of severe head trauma. Diagnosis and treatment of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) is especially important. ICP monitoring is useful as an early warning system and for evaluation of therapeutic effects.
KeywordsGlasgow Outcome Scale Severe Head Injury Elevated Intracranial Pressure Severe Head Trauma Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
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