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Mechanisms and Effects of Raised Intra-Cranial Pressure

Mechanisms and Effects of Raised Intra-Cranial Pressure

Mechanisms and Effects of Raised Intra-Cranial Pressure

Matt Thomas and Alex Manara
Matt Thomas and Alex Manara
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 07 May 2018
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Last updated: 18 May 2018

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Description

This session reviews the physiology relevant to intracranial pressure (ICP) and describes the causes and effects of raised ICP. Techniques of ICP monitoring and the use of ICP- and cerebral-perfusion-pressure-guided therapies are discussed.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Explain the Monro-Kellie doctrine
• Identify causes of raised intracranial pressure (ICP)
• Describe methods of monitoring ICP
• Describe the management of ICP in the context of stepwise goal-directed protocols
• Recognize coning and describe the appropriate management
Matt Thomas and Alex Manara

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Matt Thomas and Alex Manara
on behalf of Health Education England

Alex Manara is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at the Regional Neurosciences ICU at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol. He was a member of the Intensive Care Society’s Working Group on Organ and Tissue Donation and also of the Working Party of the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges and English Department of Health that developed the Code of Practice for the Diagnosis and Certification of death.
He has published and lectured widely on neuroanaesthesia and neuro intensive care.


Matt Thomas is a consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at North Bristol NHS Trust, having trained in Bristol, London and Sydney. Current interests include neurointensive care, ultrasound in ICU and cycling.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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