Title: ICP monitoring Assists in the detection of increasing ICP and compromised
1 dupdegraff_at_lpch.org ICP Monitoring Quick Reference ICP monitoring- Assists in the detection of increasing ICP and compromised CPP before changes seen in the neurologic exam. Also evaluates the effectiveness of treatment. The Camino is a fiber optic ICP system uses digital pressure monitor. The transducer is located at the tip of the catheter. Calibration is done by the manufacturer of the catheter. It is a closed system with no air fluid interface. The Ventriculostomy- Is a fluid coupled system much like hemodynamic monitoring systems (except no continuous infusion to keep open). Transducer is external and must be kept at a fixed reference point (ear) Advantage Can drain CSF. Disadvantage CSF drainage and ICP measurement can not be done at the same time. . 2
Obtain Integra- CAMINO digital pressure monitor from
clean equipment room.
Place on IV pole
Plug into wall outlet.
Attach the white adapter cable from the back of the
Camino digital pressure monitor To the bedside pressure
Set bedside pressure SCALE to 0-30 mmhg
(May need to be adjusted if ICP Exceeds 30 mmhg)
Turn on Power Start/Stop button
The display will indicate 888 on AC
Power 8 Battery power.
CCC means check connection
(MORE DETAIL to Troubleshooting PICU PORTAL 3rd page)
MD opens the Camino fiber-optic catheter
MD hands bedside nurse the PreAmp catheter connector
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