Marked improvement in adherence to traumatic brain injury guidelines in United States trauma centers.

@article{Hesdorffer2007MarkedII,
  title={Marked improvement in adherence to traumatic brain injury guidelines in United States trauma centers.},
  author={Dale C Hesdorffer and Jamshid Ghajar},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2007},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={841-7; discussion 847-8}
}
BACKGROUND Prior surveys of acute medical management of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) indicate that care is fragmented and inconsistent, although Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury (guidelines) were distributed and endorsed by the American Association of Neurologic Surgeons. We conducted a survey of US trauma centers to evaluate guideline adherence, to examine predictors of adherence, and to compare our results with similar surveys conducted in 1991 and 2000… CONTINUE READING

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