The use of hypertonic saline for treating intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury.

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The past decade has witnessed a resurgence of interest in the use of hypertonic saline for low-volume resuscitation after trauma. Preliminary studies suggested that benefits are limited to a subgroup of trauma patients with brain injury, but a recent study of prehospital administration of hypertonic saline to patients with traumatic brain injury failed to… (More)

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@article{White2006TheUO, title={The use of hypertonic saline for treating intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury.}, author={Hayden White and David Cook and Bala Venkatesh}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={2006}, volume={102 6}, pages={1836-46} }