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Relationship of Nurse/Patient Activity and ICP Variation

  • P. H. Mitchell
  • N. K. Mauss
  • J. Ozuna
  • H. Lipe

Abstract

Activities such a turning, bathing, and toileting are essential to bedfast patient care. Aside from anecdotal observation, few studies indicate how consistently such activity is associated with elevation in ICP. This paper reports two studies intended to determine what routine bedside activities consistently influence ICP.

Keywords

Intracranial Pressure Cumulative Increase Posterior Fossa Lesion Lateral Turn Collateral Venous Drainage 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. H. Mitchell
  • N. K. Mauss
  • J. Ozuna
  • H. Lipe

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