Management of Raised ICP

  • Paul Ellis Marik


Increased intracranial pressure (ICP) may occur in patients who have cerebral hemorrhage, cerebral infarction with associated edema, primary or metastatic brain tumors, encephalitis, global anoxic or ischemic brain injury, or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Most of the information concerning raised ICP is derived from studies on TBI; it is unclear if this information can be extrapolated to other clinical situations.


Traumatic Brain Injury Cerebral Blood Flow Intracranial Hypertension Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Mean Arterial Blood Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineEastern Virginia Medical SchoolNorfolkUSA

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