Should the management of isolated traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage differ from concussion in the setting of mild traumatic brain injury?

@article{Levy2011ShouldTM,
  title={Should the management of isolated traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage differ from concussion in the setting of mild traumatic brain injury?},
  author={Andrew Stewart Levy and Alessandro Orlando and Allison P. Hawkes and Kristin M. Salottolo and Charles W. Mains and David Bar-Or},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2011},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={1199-204}
}
BACKGROUND In the setting of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), the clinical significance of a traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (tSAH) has not been sufficiently studied. We examined the impact of an isolated tSAH on patient outcomes in the mild TBI population. METHODS We retrospectively identified all mild TBI patients (Glasgow Coma Scale score ≥13) who presented to a Level I trauma center over a 10-year period. We compared isolated tSAH patients with isolated concussion patients. χ(2) and… CONTINUE READING
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