[Scandinavian guidelines for prehospital management of severe traumatic brain injury].

@article{Sollid2008ScandinavianGF,
  title={[Scandinavian guidelines for prehospital management of severe traumatic brain injury].},
  author={Snorre Sollid and Terje Sundstr\om and Carsten Kock-Jensen and Niels Juul and Vagn N\orgaard Eskesen and Bo-Michael Bellander and Knut Wester and Bertil Romner},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={2008},
  volume={128 13},
  pages={
          1524-7
        }
}
Head trauma is the cause the death for many young persons. The number of fatalities can be reduced through systematic management. Prevention of secondary brain injury combined with the fastest possible transport to a neurosurgical unit, have been shown to effectively reduce mortality and morbidity. Evidence-based guidelines already exist that focus on all steps in the process. In the present article members of the Scandinavian Neurotrauma Committee present recommendations on prehospital… CONTINUE READING