Moderate hypothermia treatment in adult patients with severe traumatic brain injury: a meta-analysis.

OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of moderate hypothermia treatment (MHT) in severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI) compared to normothermia management. METHODS PubMed, Medline, Springer, Elsevier Science Direct, Cochrane Library and Google scholar were searched up to December 2012. Pooled risk ratios (RRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for the… CONTINUE READING