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Kate with severe head injury is being monitored by the nurse for increasing intracranial pressure (ICP). Which finding should be most indicative sign of increasing intracranial pressure?



A. Intermittent tachycardia
B. Polydipsia
C. Tachypnea
D. Increased restlessness

This question is part of Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 3 (Exam Mode) by RNpedia.com
Asked by RN pedia, Last updated: Dec 05, 2017

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Answered on Aug 18, 2017

Increased restlessness

Restlessness indicates a lack of oxygen to the brain stem which impairs the reticular activating system.
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