Head injury and related neurosurgical techniques

  • Dorothy A. Lang
  • Peter Lees

Abstract

Head injury is a leading cause of death in children and young adults. Remember that, in order to achieve a good outcome — or the best possible outcome given the severity of the brain damage — your patient requires:
  • effective initial resuscitation in the field;

  • rapid diagnosis and treatment in Accident and Emergency/primary surgical unit;

  • appropriate neurosurgical referral;

  • neurosurgical intensive care.

Keywords

Zinc Catheter Albumin Respiration Lime 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dorothy A. Lang
  • Peter Lees

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