Prescribing of nimodipine by all Sub-ICB Locations

Why it matters: The only indication in the BNF for the prescription of nimodipine is in the prevention of ischaemic neurological defects following aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage. The course length is 21 days but most patients will complete the course while admitted or be discharged with the remainder. Extension of this course in primary care may be due to error or miscommunication.

Description: Quantity (number of tablets) of nimodipine per 1000 patients


Tagged as: Central Nervous system, Mentioned in Papers (or browse all measures)

Sub-ICB Locations are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual Sub-ICB Location, plus deciles across all Sub-ICB Locations in the NHS in England.

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