Cushing’s triad (Hypertension, bradycardia and irregular respirations) is one of the classic sign for elevated intracranial pressure. Hypertension is due to maintain cerebral perfusion pressure (Cerebral perfusion pressure = Mean arterial pressure – Intracranial pressure), when ICP increases cerebral perfusion must somehow maintained above 50 mm Hg). Bradycardia is a reflex response to hypertension and …

Cushing's Triad vs Shock - Nursing Guide

Cushing’s triad (Hypertension, bradycardia and irregular respirations) is one of the classic sign for elevated intracranial pressure. Hypertension is due to maintain cerebral perfusion pressure (Cerebral perfusion pressure = Mean arterial pressure – Intracranial pressure), when ICP increases cerebral perfusion must somehow maintained above 50 mm Hg). Bradycardia is a reflex response to hypertension and …

Got some more mnemonics to think about.  Heh heh, get it? 8) Altered Neuro Functions. Enjoy!

Got some more mnemonics to think about. Heh heh, get it? 8) Altered Neuro Functions. Enjoy!

Wk 7 Study Guide: Neurological Assessment, Disorders of Consciousness, Increased Intracranial Pressure, TraumaticBrain Injury, Craniotomy - Medical Surgical Nursing 211sp09

Wk 7 Study Guide: Neurological Assessment, Disorders of Consciousness, Increased Intracranial Pressure, TraumaticBrain Injury, Craniotomy - Medical Surgical Nursing 211sp09

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