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ICU Protocols pp 249-258 | Cite as

Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Management

  • Rajagopal Senthilkumar
  • Nagarajan Ramakrishnan
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Abstract

Increased intracranial pressure (ICP) should be suspected in all patients with altered mental state, especially due to an intracranial pathology. Prompt assessment and management of this problem prevents secondary brain injury.

Keywords

Traumatic Brain Injury Intracranial Hypertension Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Hypertonic Saline Severe Traumatic Brain Injury 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajagopal Senthilkumar
    • 1
  • Nagarajan Ramakrishnan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Critical Care MedicineApollo HospitalsChennaiIndia

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