Learn those reasons and the destructive effects of increased intracranial pressure!
Study the different causes of increased intracranial pressure and the strategies to treat them. Learn about all of the ways the brain can herniate into different compartments. Dr. Raj will teach you the most important terms and concepts.
He will also provide clinical pearls and mnemonics so you can recognize diseases and develop treatments faster. Moreover we provide quizzes to test your knowledge and topic reviews to refresh your knowledge.
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I'm not sure if this topic will be covered in neurosurg but serious detail lacking. First of all no definition what a raised ICP is and how best to diagnose. No clear explanation of the underlying cause ie mass effect (tumour, abscess), vascular (hypoxia, hypercapnia, venous flow obstruction), hydrocephalus (obstructive vs none), pseudotumor cerebri. It would have been useful to discuss shunts in the treatment as well and when you may consider inserting them