ICP management in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

@article{Abraham2017ICPMI,
  title={ICP management in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials},
  author={Peter Abraham and Robert C. Rennert and Brandon C. Gabel and Jayson A. Sack and Navaz Karanjia and Peter C. Warnke and Clark C. Chen},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2017},
  volume={159},
  pages={2279-2287}
}
BackgroundSevere traumatic brain injury (sTBI) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. [...] Key Method We examine the available randomized controlled trial (RCT) data on the impact of ICP management on clinical outcomes after sTBI.MethodsA systematic review of the literature on ICP management following sTBI was performed to identify pertinent RCT articles.Expand
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