INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE MONITORING (Guidelines TBI 2016, 4th Ed.)

12. INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE MONITORING LEVEL I AND II A There was insufficient evidence to support a Level I or II A recommendation for this topic. LEVEL II B Management of severe TBI patients using information from ICP monitoring is recommended to reduce in-hospital and 2-week post-injury mortality. The Level II and III recommendations from the… Read More INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE MONITORING (Guidelines TBI 2016, 4th Ed.)

SEIZURE PROPHYLAXIS (Guidelines TBI 2016, 4th Ed.)

SEIZURE PROPHYLAXIS LEVEL I There was insufficient evidence to support a Level I recommendation for this topic. LEVEL II A Prophylactic use of phenytoin or valproate is not recommended for preventing late post traumatic seizures (PTS). Phenytoin is recommended to decrease the incidence of early PTS (within 7 days of injury), when the overall benefit… Read More SEIZURE PROPHYLAXIS (Guidelines TBI 2016, 4th Ed.)

DECOMPRESSIVE CRANIECTOMY (Guidelines TBI 2016, 4th Ed.)

DECOMPRESSIVE CRANIECTOMY LEVEL I   There was insufficient evidence to support a Level I recommendation for this topic.       LEVEL II A   Bifrontal DC is not recommended to improve outcomes as measured by the Glasgow Outcome Scale – Extended (GOS-E) score at 6 months post-injury in severe TBI patients with diffuse injury… Read More DECOMPRESSIVE CRANIECTOMY (Guidelines TBI 2016, 4th Ed.)

(NEW 2016) Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Fourth Edition.

Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Fourth Edition. Carney, Nancy PhD; Totten, Annette M. PhD; O’Reilly, Cindy BS; Ullman, Jamie S. MD; Hawryluk, Gregory W.J. MD, PhD; Bell, Michael J. MD; Bratton, Susan L. MD; Chesnut, Randall MD; Harris, Odette A. MD, MPH; Kissoon, Niranjan MD; Rubiano, Andres M. MD; Shutter, Lori… Read More (NEW 2016) Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Fourth Edition.

Neurological Exam – Best Sites

Neurological Exam NeuroLogic Exam University of Utah This page includes videos, text and quizzes on the mental status, cranial nerve, coordination, sensory, motor and gait exams. Each section discusses relevant anatomy, examination techniques and sample of abnormal responses. PediNeuroLogic University of Utah The pediatric version of NeuroLogic demonstrated the pediatric neurological exam. An Interactive Online… Read More Neurological Exam – Best Sites