Intensive Care Treatment in Traumatic Brain Injury

Dilmen O. K., Akcil E. F., Tunali Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION, vol.43, no.1, pp.1-6, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Head injury remains a serious public problem, especially in the young population. The understanding of the mechanism of secondary injury and the development of appropriate monitoring and critical care treatment strategies reduced the mortality of head injury. The pathophysiology, monitoring and treatment principles of head injury are summarised in this article.