External Ventricular Drain
Nursing Management of the Patient with an External Ventricular Drain Jamie M. Sicard, RN, BA, BSN, PCCN,CCRN-CMC-CSC Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit Medical university of South Carolina and VAMC Charleston Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Liverpool Health Service Guideline Issued: May 2002 Intensive Care Unit Reviewed: October 2004 Author: see acknowledgments EVD Management Review date: October 2006 Page 1 of 11 CARE OF THE PATIENT WITH AN EXTERNAL VENTRICULAR DRAIN (EVD) INSITU Expected Outcome • The patient with external ...
Final Issue Oct 2005 Protocol for the Management of External Ventricular Drains for Neuroscience Patients Page 3 of 11 5.0 Procedure: Protocol of the management of a patient with External Ventricular Drainage in situ. 5.1 Management of the External Ventricular Drain ACTION RATIONALE The drain is set by the ...
Insertion of External Ventricular Drain Facility: (Affix identification label here) URN: Family name: Given name(s): Address: Date of birth: Sex: M F I
External Ventricular Drain (Ventriculostomy) and Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Monitoring What is it? An External Ventricular Drain (EVD) is a special
Let's Talk About… mmHg cmH 2 0 00 10 20 30 A n external ventricular (ven-trick-you-lure) drain (EVD), is a small, soft tube that reduces the pressure on the brain.
Liverpool Health Service CORPORATE MANUAL Intensive care Policy Issued: May 2002 PATIENT CARE Reviewed: October 2004 Intensive Care EVD Set-up Review Date: October 2006 Page 1 of 3 External Ventricular Drain (EVD): System Set-Up Expected Outcome • The external ventricular drain (EVD) will be ...
378 J. Neurosurg. / Volume 106 / March, 2007 XTERNAL ventricular drains are a vital component of emergency neurosurgical practice. They represent the mainstay in the emergency treatment of hydrocephalus, and after being connected to an external transducer they allow measurement of ...
1 1 Care of the Patient with an External Ventricular Drain (EVD) UCSF Medical Center Department of Nursing 11 ICU Partnership Project (2007) 2 Objectives
anywhere in the EVDS or inadequate drainage. After the external ventricular drain is placed and drip chamber attached follow the procedure below:
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