Tag Intracranial Hypertension
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Signs of Intracranial Hypertension

Impaired level of consciousness Neck stiffness Photo and phonophobia Papilloedema – optic disc swelling Pupillary dilation and decreased response to light Bradycardia Hypertension Kernig sign – flex hip and then extend knee -> if limited by spasm of hamstrings it…