Opportunities for neuroprotective drugs in clinical management of head injury.

@article{Bullock1993OpportunitiesFN,
  title={Opportunities for neuroprotective drugs in clinical management of head injury.},
  author={R. R. Bullock},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
  pages={23-30}
}
Over the past 15 years, neuropathological studies, patient monitoring, and data emerging from the laboratory have significantly advanced the understanding of both primary and secondary brain damage. The challenge now rests with the clinician treating head injury, who must translate these recent developments into real benefits for the patient. Neurological deterioration after head injury may be due to the effects of secondary mechanisms in up to one-third of cases. These secondary events may… CONTINUE READING

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