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Icreased ICP Nursing Care o Adequate oxygenation § Maintaining a patent airway § Trach? o AVOID clustering of activities o Keep neck and head in neutral position o Elevate HOB o Frequent vital sign and neuro assessments o Watch for electrolyte imbalances (*Na, K, Mg) § Labs several times/daily § ABG’s to guide O2 treatment · May need mechanical ventilation § Goal: · PCO2 (30 -35) · PaO2 ( or = 100) o Communicating with the neurologi

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