By Dr Abhay Pota
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Cracking the code of theory with Ranjith. The topic of Raised ICP is not only usefull in theory but in practicals as well.
|About Dr Ranjith kumar CS|
He is Currently persuing DM in medical oncology from JIPMER, completed DNB from Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust Hospital with a GOLD MEDAL in his hand, has great academic interests and contributed about 9 chapters in scott pediatriks clinical methods in 3rd edition as author and is one of the co-author at dnbpediatrics.com
Normal values :
The normal range for ICP varies with age.
Values for children are not as well established as for adults.
Normal values are:
< 10 to 15mmHg for adults and older children,
3 to 7 mm Hg for young children,
1.5 to 6 mm Hg for term infants.
ICP can be sub- atmospheric in newborns.
Usually normal limits are taken as 5 to 15 mm Hg.