There have been tremendous advances in the diagnosis and treatment of increased intracranial pressure in the past decade. The author presents a review of the pathophysiology of intracranial hypertension, incorporating recent data from neuroscience research. Additional investigations that have implications for the nursing care of patients with actual or potential intracranial pressure also are described
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Critical Care Potpourri| February 01 1994
Advances in Managing Increased Intracranial Pressure: A Decade of Selected Research
Chris Winkelman, RN, MSN, CCRN
From the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
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AACN Adv Crit Care (1994) 5 (1): 9–14.
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Chris Winkelman; Advances in Managing Increased Intracranial Pressure: A Decade of Selected Research. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 February 1994; 5 (1): 9–14. doi:
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