Ventriculostomy and intracranial pressure monitoring: in search of a 0% infection rate.

Abstract

External ventriculostomy intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring provides bedside practitioners with essential information about cranial dynamics as well as a means to maintain the balance within the cranium. Infection has been cited in the literature as the most common complication associated with ICP monitoring. This article reviews the research literature… (More)

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