Relationship of Nurse/Patient Activity and ICP Variation

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


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.


Intracranial Pressure Cumulative Increase Posterior Fossa Lesion Lateral Turn Collateral Venous Drainage 
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  • P. H. Mitchell
  • N. K. Mauss
  • J. Ozuna
  • H. Lipe

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