by Cathy Parkes April 25, 2019

LevelUpRN Signs of increased ICP Tip of the DayEarly signs of increased ICP in infants: irritability, high-pitched cry, poor feeding, setting-sun sign, bulging fontanels, separation of cranial sutures. 


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