treating central fever in TBI
- 0Apr 8, '09 by MistyDawnRN06Do you have any special ways of treating central fever in TBI patients? Blood+brain=fever
We culture the patient a few times, and use tylenol and ibuprofen with alcohol baths, ice packs, fans, and cooling blankets.
But I've heard of drugs out there that treat central fever - anyone use one?
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- 0Jul 5, '09 by hypnosQuote from misswoosieDantrolene is not effective in neurogenic fever. It is great for malignant hyperthermia r/t anesthesia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.There is a drug used to treat malignant hyperpyrexia-dantrolene. MH is usually (always?) as a result of anasthesia and is due to an inherited condition.