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Neurocritical Care

, Volume 23, Supplement 2, pp 143–154 | Cite as

Emergency Neurological Life Support: Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Rachel Garvin
  • Chitra Venkatasubramanian
  • Angela Lumba-Brown
  • Chad M. Miller
Review Article

Abstract

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) was chosen as an Emergency Neurological Life Support topic due to its frequency, the impact of early intervention on outcomes for patients with TBI, and the need for an organized approach to the care of such patients within the emergency setting. This protocol was designed to enumerate the practice steps that should be considered within the first critical hour of neurological injury.

Keywords

Traumatic brain injury Trauma Neurocritical care Emergency 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel Garvin
    • 1
  • Chitra Venkatasubramanian
    • 2
  • Angela Lumba-Brown
    • 3
  • Chad M. Miller
    • 4
  1. 1.University of Texas Science Health Science CenterSan AntonioUSA
  2. 2.Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  3. 3.Pediatric Emergency MedicineWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  4. 4.OhioHealthColumbusUSA

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