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CPD modules

Managing children with raised intracranial pressure resulting from meningitis

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2019
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This learning module discusses intracranial pressure and outlines the features and management of meningitis. It is accompanied by a case study to illustrate what nurses might encounter when caring for a child presenting with raised intracranial pressure. The module is suitable for nurses involved in child health.

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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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