In the first 24 hr after injury, hypocapnia, hypotension, hyperglycemia, hypoxia, acidosis, intracranial hypertension
, and seizures may all occur (Jeremitsky, Omert, Dunham, Protetch, & Rodriguez, 2003).
Upright patient positioning in the management of intracranial hypertension
R (1994) The efficacy of barbiturate coma in the management of uncontrolled intracranial hypertension
following neurosurgical trauma.
No other cause of intracranial hypertension
is present (Radhakrishnan, Ahlskog, et al.
Nornes H, Aaslid R, Lindegaard KF: Intracranial pulse pressure dynamics in patients with intracranial hypertension
2] catheter was useful as a cerebral oxygenation monitoring device and guide to treatment of intracranial hypertension
Kenning JA, Toutant SM, Saunders RL: Upright patient positioning in the management of intracranial hypertension
IJV ligation should be considered as a treatment only for venous hum and only after careful exclusion of benign intracranial hypertension
or other causes of raised intracranial pressure.
Induced normothermia attenuates intracranial hypertension
and reduces fever burden after severe traumatic brain injury.
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
(IHH) is a clinical disorder characterized by symptoms and signs of increased intracranial pressure without abnormal cerebrospinal fluid composition and structural parenchymal abnormalities (1,2).
With his depressed level of consciousness and a need to surgically stabilize his open tibial plateau fracture, a neurosurgeon decides to place an intracranial pressure (ICP) monitor for assessment of brain swelling, leading to intracranial hypertension
following the completion of a CT scan, which revealed an axonal shear injury pattern.
An algorithm might predict whether patients with severe traumatic brain injury are recovering well or need interventions to preempt evolving intracranial hypertension
, according to Dr.