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a patient experiences cerebral edema. what is solution?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: There are several medical solutions to attempting to reduce cerebral edema while awaiting resolution of the problem which created it. The problem is that this is generally a manifestation of some other illness. If this remains permanent, then placement of a shunt, usually ventriculo-peritoneal, may be necessary.
Answered on Aug 20, 2017

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