Placement of intracranial pressure monitors by non-neurosurgeons: excellent outcomes can be achieved.

@article{Barber2012PlacementOI,
  title={Placement of intracranial pressure monitors by non-neurosurgeons: excellent outcomes can be achieved.},
  author={Marcus A Barber and Stephen D. Helmer and Jonathan T. Morgan and James M. Haan},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={
          558-63; discussion 563-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Traumatic brain injury remains one of the most prevalent and costly injuries encountered within the discipline of trauma and represents a leading cause of morbidity and mortality within our society. The purpose of this study was to compare the safety of intracranial pressure (ICP) monitor placement by general surgery residents and neurosurgeons. METHODS A retrospective chart review of all trauma patients requiring ICP monitor placement at an American College of Surgeons-verified… CONTINUE READING
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