Magnesium for acute traumatic brain injury.


BACKGROUND Acute traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death and disability in young adults. Magnesium had been considered as a potential therapeutic tool because of its activity on NMDA-receptors, calcium channels and neuron membranes. Animals studies have indicated a beneficial effect of magnesium on outcome after brain injury, but its efficacy in… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005400.pub3


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