Key messages

• Clinical diagnosis of raised intracranial pressure is made when pressure is above 20 mmHg, i.e. twice normal.

• Symptoms include headache, vomiting, dizziness, changes in mental function, and visual disturbances.

• Typical clinical signs are papilledema, cranial nerve palsies, neck stiffness, bradycardia, and hypertension (Cushing's response).

• Investigations include skull radiography, CT scan, magnetic resonance imaging, and direct measurement of intracranial pressure.

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