An Attempt to Automate Control of Cerebral Edema

  • David J. Price
  • John Mason


The preservation of an adequate cerebral perfusion pressure is an essential component of the management of patients in coma following severe head injury or a spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage. After evacuation of any hematoma,adherence to such a principle demands both careful control of cerebral edema and maintenance of arterial normotension.


Cerebral Edema Intracranial Hypertension Severe Head Injury Head Injured Patient Mannitol Administration 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Price
    • 1
  • John Mason
    • 1
  1. 1.WakefieldEngland

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