Guidelines for the Management of Severe Head Injury: An Overview

  • R. M. Chesnut


Guidelines for the practice of clinical medicine have long been an accepted and useful part of practice. Certainly, in such instances as the management of cardiac tachyarrythmias, status epilepticus, or the initial ABCs of resuscitation, they have lead to optimization of treatment approaches under conditions where time is of the essence. Fortunately, for these topics, there is a great deal of data readily available regarding various treatment methods.


Glasgow Coma Scale Intracranial Hypertension Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Severe Head Injury Brain Trauma Foundation 
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