Rudolf F. Albrecht

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BACKGROUND Intracranial pressure (ICP) may increase in tracheally intubated subjects during periods of movement (e.g, "bucking" and coughing). Recent research has suggested that factors other than passive congestion of the cerebral vessels, resulting from increases in central venous pressure, may contribute to the ICP response. The current study evaluated(More)
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the incidence and timing of fever in patients at risk for temperature modulation of brain injury resulting from ischemia or trauma. DESIGN We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patients admitted between January 1991 and December 1994. MATERIAL AND METHODS We investigated three groups of hospitalized patients(More)