Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP)

CONTENTS Rapid Reference 🚀 Physiology Hydrocephalus Vasogenic versus cytotoxic edema Causes of ICP elevation Diagnosis Clinical manifestations Ultrasound evaluation for ICP elevation Neuroimaging Single measurement of ICP with lumbar puncture Continuous ICP monitoring Plateau waves Interpreting ICP & CPP values Treatment Treatment of the underlying disease Basic measures Osmotherapy Defending the cerebral perfusion pressure Sedation … Continue reading Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP)