Treating intracerebral hemorrhage effectively in the ICU. The key steps: provide supportive care and determine the cause.

@article{Furie1995TreatingIH,
  title={Treating intracerebral hemorrhage effectively in the ICU. The key steps: provide supportive care and determine the cause.},
  author={Karen L. Furie and Edward Feldmann},
  journal={The Journal of critical illness},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={794-6, 799-800, 803-4}
}
Consider intensive care for any patient with an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and coma, cardiac ischemia, rhythm disturbances, severe respiratory distress, labile hypertension, or progressive neurologic deficits. Begin treatment with diuretics and prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis; some patients may also require fluid restriction, hyperventilation, antiepileptic drugs, intracerebral drainage, or surgical evacuation. Common causes of ICH include hypertension; vascular malformations… CONTINUE READING