Intracranial pressure measurement, induced hypothermia and barbiturate coma in meningitis associated with intractable raised intracranial pressure

B.h. Cuthbertson, R Dickson, A Mackenzie

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    Abstract

    We report the use of intracranial pressure monitoring, mild hypothermia and barbiturate coma in a patient with meningococcal meningitis complicated by raised intracranial pressure.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)908-911
    Number of pages4
    JournalAnaesthesia
    Volume59
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

    Keywords

    • Meningitis, intracranial hypertension
    • Brain injury, barbiturates, coma
    • SEVERE HEAD-INJURIES
    • BACTERIAL-MENINGITIS
    • SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE
    • AGGRESSIVE TREATMENT
    • ADULTS
    • MANAGEMENT
    • COMPLICATIONS
    • VASOSPASM
    • THERAPY

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    Intracranial pressure measurement, induced hypothermia and barbiturate coma in meningitis associated with intractable raised intracranial pressure. / Cuthbertson, B.h.; Dickson, R ; Mackenzie, A .

    In: Anaesthesia, Vol. 59, 2004, p. 908-911.

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