The first hours of traumatic brain injury. Evaluation and management in emergency room

Reviews in Health Care

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Title The first hours of traumatic brain injury. Evaluation and management in emergency room
 
Creator Piñero, Gustavo René
Ferrari, Azul
Cruzado, Nicolás Muñoz
Godoy, Daniel Agustin
 
Subject
Traumatic Brain Injury; Emergency Room; Glasgow Coma Scale
 
Description The traumatic brain injury is a common disease worldwide and it represents the leading cause of death and disability in different age groups, with an incidence of particular concern in adolescents and young adults. The Glasgow Coma Scale remains the best method for the initial classification of these patients and to define the route of administration. Since many deaths occur within the first two weeks of the event, it is necessary to optimize the training of health professionals to improve the management of patients with traumatic brain injury and reduce the morbidity and mortality. The primary objective of the first approach is to prevent secondary brain injury and to identify any intracranial lesions that require urgent treatment. The present review aimed to show how to approach to the patients with TBI in Emergency Room.
 
Publisher SEEd
 
Contributor Gli Autori dichiarano di non avere conflitti di interesse in merito agli argomenti citati nel presente articolo.
 
Date 2014-07-31
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion


 
Format text/html
application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/933
10.7175/rhc.v5i3.933
 
Source Reviews in Health Care; Vol 5, No 3 (2014); 117-133
2038-6702
2038-6699
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/933/1116
https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/933/1117
 
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Rights Copyright (c) 2014 Seed
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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