Lumbar Punctures
Lumbar Punctures
 

Opening Pressure

 
 
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Measuring Opening Pressure

    • How to Measure

    • Attach the manometer with three way tap directly onto the needle.
  • Hold the 0 mark on the manometer at the level of the needle, and hold the manometer tubing up vertically.
  • The opening pressure is indicated by the level that the fluid reaches in the manometer fluid.
 
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