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Traumatic brain injury.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17826211     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant source of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. This article discusses the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentations of minor, moderate, and severe TBI. Controversial topics, such as hypertonic saline for increased intracranial pressure, prehospital intubation of patients who have experienced TBI, and the use of recombinant factor VIIa, are addressed.
Authors:
William Heegaard; Michelle Biros
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0733-8627     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-10     Completed Date:  2007-10-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  655-78, viii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota Medical School, 701 Park Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA. emdoc@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain / blood supply
Brain Concussion / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy
Brain Injuries* / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy
Emergency Medical Services
Humans
Intracranial Hemorrhage, Traumatic / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Trauma Severity Indices

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