A family friend was injured in a motorcycle accident several weeks ago. The doctors diagnosis states a hemmoragic stroke. They have him sedated and have tried several times to reduce his meds but his ICP (Intra Cranial Pressure) goes right back up. It seems like a vicious cycle and we're wondering what to expect. He is intubated and has movement throughout his body but it appears to be somewhat compromised on one side. Has anyone had this experience and if so, how long was it until the ICP was controlled?

He was airlifted to a Level II Trauma hospital but is not close to home. The doctors will not move him until they can get the brain to stop swelling.

Everyone here is such a great resource for information, I thought I'd see if anyone has some information they could share. Unfortunately,SCI and TBIs often go together so I'm hoping someone has some advice.

Thanks!