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Cushing response

Assoc Prof Craig Hacking and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The Cushing response or reflex occurs in the setting of raised intracranial pressure and is the triad of:

  • hypertension
  • bradycardia
  • apnea/irregular breathing

Article information

rID: 47204
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cushing reflex

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