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NICP: Non-invasive Intracranial Pressure Monitoring

Sponsor: Philips Healthcare

Principal Investigator at BMC: James Holsapple, MD

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 18 years and older
  2. Patients admitted to the BU intensive care units with critical injuries to their nervous system for a variety of reasons
  3. Patients with an ICP measurement device in place (ventricular catheter or parenchymal probe or lumbar puncture needle or lumbar drain), or the clinical plan is to place the ICP device during the current hospital admission

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients for whom no Legally Authorized Representative (LAR) consent can be obtained or patients that cannot consent for themselves
  2. BU undergraduates
  3. BUMC students
  4. BU/BMC personnel
  5. Pregnant women
  6. Wards of the State
  7. Prisoners
  8. Terminally ill patients
  9. Women of childbearing potential
  10. Emergency department patients