Changes of Consciousness Level and Blood Pressure of Acute Stroke Patients Administering Mannitol Therapy

Authors

  • Rofina Sari Jefrianda1 , Ridha Dharmajaya2 , Rosina Tarigan3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i1.13880

Keywords:

Hemorrhagic stroke, Acute phase, Cerebral edema, Mannitol therapy

Abstract

Objects: To analyze changes in consciousness level and blood pressure of acute stoke patients administering
mannitol therapy.
Methods: The study was a descriptive cohort. Thirty-four respondents were applied to selecting by purposive
sampling. Data were analyzed by descriptive.
Results: The results showed that there was an improvement in consciousness level (GCS). The improvement
in the patient’s level of consciousness occurred after more than twenty-four hours of getting mannitol therapy.
While the blood pressure until the third day, there were still suffering from hypertension.
Conclusion: Improvements in consciousness level after administering mannitol therapy indicate loss of
cerebral edema, improvement in cerebral blood flow (CBF) and brain perfusion pressure (CPP), and repair
of damaged nerve cells.

Author Biography

Rofina Sari Jefrianda1 , Ridha Dharmajaya2 , Rosina Tarigan3

1
Master Program, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, 2 Lecturer, Faculty of
Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, 3 Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Sumatera
Utara, Medan, Indonesia

Published

2021-01-07

How to Cite

Rofina Sari Jefrianda1 , Ridha Dharmajaya2 , Rosina Tarigan3. (2021). Changes of Consciousness Level and Blood Pressure of Acute Stroke Patients Administering Mannitol Therapy. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 12(1), 400-406. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i1.13880