Changes in cardiac autonomic activity during intracranial pressure plateau waves in patients with traumatic brain injury
KeywordsTraumatic brain injury Sympathetic nervous activity Parasympathetic nervous activity Heart rate variability Baroreflex sensitivity
We would like to thank all staff of the Neurosciences Critical Care Unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK, for their support and professional cooperation. MMT was supported by a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Michael Smith foreign supplement travel grant. JD was supported through a Woolf Fisher scholarship. FAZ was supported through the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship, the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada—Harry S. Morton Travelling Fellowship in Surgery and the University of Manitoba Clinician Investigator Program.
MMT, JD and MC were responsible for conception and design of the current study. All authors contributed to the analysis and interpretation of the data and drafted the article or critically revised it for important intellectual content. All authors approved the final version of the manuscript, and all person designated as authors qualify for authorship. All those who qualify for authorship are listed.
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