Traumatic Brain Injury

William G Heegaard, Michelle H Biros

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant source of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. This article discusses the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentations of minor, moderate, and severe TBI. Controversial topics, such as hypertonic saline for increased intracranial pressure, prehospital intubation of patients who have experienced TBI, and the use of recombinant factor VIIa, are addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)655-678
Number of pages24
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2007


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