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CAUSES OF ICP: BRAIN
TRAUMA, TUMOR, INF, EDEMA
CAUSES OF ICP: BLOOD
VASODILATION, CVD, INTRACEREBRAL BLEEDING
CAUSES OF ICP: CSF
HYDROCEPHALUS
NORMAL ICP
<15mmHg
ELEVATED ICP L/O
DECREASE IN BLOOD FLOW TO BRAIN
ICP MONITORING MAY BE USED FOR...
DRAIN CSF
NURSING CONSIDERATION FOR ICP MONITOR
- SEDATE
- BASELINE NEURO CKS
- CSF DRAINAGE = CHARACTER, AMT, TURBIDITY
- ICP/CPP MEASUREMENT
- DRAIN CSF PRN IF ICP UP
- MONITOR INSERTION SITE
- LEVEL TO FORAMEN OF MONROE (TRAGUS OF EAR)***
- ZERO PRESSURE LINE (NEVER FLUSH IN HEAD)
- EDUCATE FAMILY
- NOTIFY MD ANY ABN FINDINGS
ICP WAVEFORM CTR
CORRELATES WITH HEARTBEAT***
CPP NORMAL
80-100, MAY RANGE 60-150

>70 FOR TRUMA PT
CPP MUST MAINTAIN NEAR ____ TO PERFUSE BRAIN
80mmHg
CPP OF ____mmHg L/T CELL DEATH
<30
BLOOD PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE BRAIN
CPP