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!

brain function areas within lobes Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our…

brain function areas within lobes Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our…

Another great way to remember Decorticate Posturing is that you turn inwards toward your CORE. Also, abnormal posturing occurs with increased intracranial pressure. It’s a great way to observe for changes in LOC.

Another great way to remember Decorticate Posturing is that you turn inwards toward your CORE. Also, abnormal posturing occurs with increased intracranial pressure. It’s a great way to observe for changes in LOC.

Collaborative care for Increased Intracranial Pressure

Collaborative care for Increased Intracranial Pressure

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