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Why does the hospital do hyperventilation on head injury patients?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Hyperventilation lowers intracranial pressure (icp) by the induction of cerebral vasoconstriction with a subsequent decrease in cerebral blood volume.

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Hyperventilation lowers intracranial pressure (icp) by the induction of cerebral vasoconstriction with a subsequent decrease in cerebral blood volume.
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