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CPD modules

Managing children with raised intracranial pressure: brain tumours and intracranial bleeds

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2019
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This learning module examines causes of increased intracranial pressure in children, particularly due to brain tumours and intracranial bleeds. Key features and management are highlighted, and case studies are used to illustrate what children's nurses may encounter when a patient presents with raised intracranial pressure.

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Siba Paul, Specialty trainee year six in paediatrics, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.
Joanne Smith, Head of children’s nursing, Great Western Hospital, Swindon.
Jessica Green, Specialty trainee, year three in paediatrics, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.
Adam Smith-Collins, Clinical lecturer in neonatal medicine, St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol, and School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol.
Ravindranath Chinthapalli, Consultant paediatrician, Great Western Hospital, Swindon.


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