Nurse Education Head Injury Series
Nursing Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure
Overview:Illustrates a neurologial nursing assessment, explains increased intracranial pressure and uses graphics to clarify the explanation. Includes the significance of intercranial pressure monitoring; differentiation of A, B and C waves; prevention of infection; medical and nursing management; and how to care for patients in barbiturate coma. Details the effects of nursing care on a patient's intercranial pressure level.