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Levetiracetam (keppra) is a drug used as an anticonvulsant as monotherapy, or an adjunct, and as a Tier 2 agent in status epilepticus.
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Mild TBI and Concussion

Concussions have gained lay person attention over the past several years, due to high profile media stories from military conflict and professional sports.Also known as "mild" TBI, concussion affects millions of patients worldwide
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Bullet in the Head

A gun shot wound to the head provides the basis for a question-and-answer based discussion on penetrating traumatic brain injury and multi-modal monitoring.
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Traumatic Brain Injury Literature Summaries

Reviewed and revised Chris Nickson and Sarah Yong STEROIDS AND TBI Roberts I, Yates D, Sandercock P, et al: CRASH trial collaborators: Effect of intravenous corticosteroids on death within 14 days in 10008 adults with clinically significant head injury (MRC…

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Lund Concept for Traumatic Brain injury

A 'volume-targeted' approach to the management of TBI developed by a Swedish group (not ABBA), based on physiological volume regulation of the intracranial compartments. The Lund concept contradicts the prevailing strategem of titrating CPP to match ICP in TBI
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Temperature and Traumatic Brain Injury

Temperature and TBI. Induced hypothermia has been used for years to reduced cerebral metabolic rate; manipulation of temperature has been shown to effect certain types of brain injury (therapeutic hypothermia in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest).