Tag Traumatic Brain Injury
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Decompressive Craniectomy

What's next after RESCUEicp? -The results of this study may have been disappointing, but there are some questions about the trial itself which we review.
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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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Outcomes following Brain Injury

Measuring patient outcomes is at the core of prognostication and research in neurocritical care, but there is increasing concern that the way we define and measure outcomes is failing to capture the patients experience.
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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).
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Diabetes Insipidus following TBI

Diabetes insipidus (DI) results from decreased secretion and action of anti-diuretic hormone (ADH). ADH is produced in the hypothalamus and transported to the posterior pituitary gland