Priority from the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: Do lumbar punctures (LPs) have long-term safety complications?
|This was one of the 16 questions at the workshop that fell outside of the Top 10.
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
Limited evidence- Evans RW. (1998) Complications of lumbar puncture. Neurol Clin. 16(1):83-105.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Is lumbar puncture safe? ~ What is the safety and efficacy of urgent lumbar puncture compared with increasing doses of medications for visual failure in IIH? ~ What symptoms of worsening headache/vision indicate the need for lumbar puncture?
|See data spreadsheet on JLA website
|PSP unique ID
|Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|48 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|27 April 2018