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Diagnostic criteria, major criteria and minor criteria for cerebral edema

If there is presence of one Diagnostic criteria or two major criteria or 1 major  + 2 minor criteria then there is 92% sensitivity for cerebral edema

Diagnostic criteria for cerebral edema includes
1.Abnormal motor for verbal response to pain
2.Decorticate and decerebrate posturing
3.Cranial nerve palsy
4.Abnormal neurogenic respiratory pattern

Major criteria for cerebral edema includes
1.Altered mentation and fluctuating conscious level
2.Sustained heart rate deceleration
3.Age in appropriate incontinence

The minor criteria for cerebral edema includes
1.Vomiting
2.Headache
3.Lethargy or not easily arousable
4.Diastolic blood pressure greater than 90 mm of Mercury
5.Age less than 5 years

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