When is transfer to a specialized facility necessary in the treatment of hydrocephalus?

Updated: Jun 04, 2018
  • Author: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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In cases of acute hydrocephalus or shunt complications, immediately transfer the patient to a center with a neurosurgery service.


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