Priority from the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Do lumbar punctures (LPs) have long-term safety complications? 
Overall ranking This was one of the 16 questions at the workshop that fell outside of the Top 10.
JLA question ID 0066/13
Explanatory note 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 Neurological
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?
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0066
PSP name 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