Intracerebral hemorrhage for the palliative care provider: what you need to know.

  title={Intracerebral hemorrhage for the palliative care provider: what you need to know.},
  author={B. Brent Simmons and Susan Mockus Parks},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  volume={11 10},
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) makes up 10%-30% of all strokes. Palliative care providers are often asked to get involved with ICH cases to aid with development of short-term and long-term goals. Prognosis can be calculated using the ICH score (based on Glasgow Coma Score score, ICH volume, presence of intraventricular hemorrhage, age, and location of origin) or the Essen score (based on age, NIH Stroke Scale [NIHSS], and level of consciousness). Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) status is important to… 

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