Neurointensive care is justified in elderly patients with severe subarachnoid hemorrhage—an outcome and secondary insults study

@article{Ryttlefors2009NeurointensiveCI,
  title={Neurointensive care is justified in elderly patients with severe subarachnoid hemorrhage—an outcome and secondary insults study},
  author={Mats Ryttlefors and Tim Howells and Elisabeth Ronne-Engstr{\"o}m and Pelle Nilsson and Per Enblad},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2009},
  volume={152},
  pages={241-249}
}
The aim was to study the outcome and the occurrence of secondary brain insults in elderly patients with severe subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) in comparison to younger patients. Ninety-nine patients with severe SAH requiring a ventriculostomy and management at the neurointensive care unit with at least 120 h of multimodality monitoring data during the first 240 h following SAH were included. Data were continuously recorded for intracranial pressure (ICP), cerebral perfusion pressure, blood… CONTINUE READING