+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Repercussions of nursing activities on the intracranial pressure in patients with intracranial hypertension of traumatic or non-traumatic origin

Repercussions of nursing activities on the intracranial pressure in patients with intracranial hypertension of traumatic or non-traumatic origin

Enfermeria Intensiva 8(1): 17-21

We study, in a prospective and randomized way, the influence existing between nursing maneuvers (suctioning, bathing and turning) and Intracranial Pressure (ICP) in patients diagnosed of Intracranial Hypertension Syndrome (ICHT). The study includes 22 patients admitted in Intensive Care at Hospital Universitario San Carlos (HUSC), during one year. All the patients had ICHT of traumatic or non traumatic origin. ICP was monitorized in every one through an intraventricular catheter and was over 20 Hg mm at admission or during 24 first hours of evolution. Doubt to the repercussion that the ICP values have on clinical evolutions we conclude that the nurse has to respond in an efficient, early and autonomous way in order to avoid uncontrolled elevation of ICP values during habitual management of patient.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 047236754

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 9248383

Related references

Correlations between E.E.G. findings and intracranial pressure (ICP) during treatment of acute post-traumatic intracranial hypertension (preliminary report). Revue D'electroencephalographie et de Neurophysiologie Clinique 10(4): 319-330, 1980

Reduced complexity of intracranial pressure observed in short time series of intracranial hypertension following traumatic brain injury in adults. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing 27(4): 395-403, 2013

Predictive value of initial intracranial pressure for refractory intracranial hypertension in persons with traumatic brain injury: a prospective observational study. Brain Injury 27(6): 664-670, 2013

Prospective Evaluation of Noninvasive HeadSense Intracranial Pressure Monitor in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Undergoing Invasive Intracranial Pressure Monitoring. World Neurosurgery 106: 557-562, 2017

Associations between intracranial pressure, intraocular pressure and mean arterial pressure in patients with traumatic and non-traumatic brain injuries. Injury 40(1): 33-39, 2009

Correction of intracranial pressure in patients with traumatic intracranial hemorrhages. Zhurnal Voprosy Neirokhirurgii Imeni N. N. Burdenko .(1): 21-24, 1986

An approach to determining intracranial pressure variability capable of predicting decreased intracranial adaptive capacity in patients with traumatic brain injury. Biological Research for Nursing 11(4): 317-324, 2010

Compensatory-reserve-weighted intracranial pressure versus intracranial pressure for outcome association in adult traumatic brain injury: a CENTER-TBI validation study. Acta Neurochirurgica 161(7): 1275-1284, 2019

Post-traumatic headache in patients with minimal traumatic intracranial hemorrhage after traumatic brain injury: a retrospective matched case-control study. Journal of Headache and Pain 18(1): 64, 2017

Influence of body position on intracranial pressure and cerebral hemodynamic in non-traumatic intracranial hemorrhages. Zhurnal Nevrologii i Psikhiatrii Imeni S.S. Korsakova 114(4): 25-28, 2014

Traumatic Intracranial Space Occupying Lesions without Increased Intracranial Pressure or Focal Signs. Neurologia medico-chirurgica 8: 116b-118, 1966

Validation of Noninvasive Absolute Intracranial Pressure Measurements in Traumatic Brain Injury and Intracranial Hemorrhage. Operative Neurosurgery 16(2): 186-196, 2019

Noninvasive assessment of the intracranial pressure in non-traumatic intracranial hemorrhage. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 34: 177-181, 2016

Comparative observational study on the clinical presentation, intracranial volume measurements, and intracranial pressure scores in patients with either Chiari malformation Type I or idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Journal of Neurosurgery 126(4): 1312-1322, 2017

The effect of nursing interventions on the intracranial pressure in paediatric traumatic brain injury. Nursing in Critical Care 16(2): 77-84, 2011