Hyperventilation in the head-injured patient: an effective treatment modality?

@article{Kerr1993HyperventilationIT,
  title={Hyperventilation in the head-injured patient: an effective treatment modality?},
  author={Mary E. Kerr and J J Brucia},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={1993},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={516-22}
}
Mortality and poor functional outcomes remain major problems in patients who experience a severe head injury. Cerebral injury from high intracranial pressure contributes to the head injury. A basic postulate in the care of the head-injured patient is the prevention of secondary cerebral damage through the management and prevention of high intracranial… CONTINUE READING