Head Injury Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Hyperventilation therapy for acute traumatic brain injury


Schierhout G, Roberts I

OBJECTIVES: To quantify the effect of hyperventilation on death and neurological disability following head injury.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Decompressive craniectomy for the treatment of refractory high intracranial pressure in traumatic brain injury


Sahuquillo J, Arikan F

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of secondary decompressive craniectomy (DC) on outcome and quality of life in patients with severe TBI in whom conventional medical therapeutic measures have failed to control raised ICP.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Excitatory amino acid inhibitors for traumatic brain injury


Willis C, Lybrand S, Bellamy N

OBJECTIVES: To assess systematically the efficacy of excitatory amino acid inhibitors on improving patient outcome following traumatic brain injury.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Bradykinin beta-2 receptor antagonists for acute traumatic brain injury


Ker K, Blackhall K

OBJECTIVES: The objective was to assess the safety and effectiveness of beta-2 receptor antagonists for TBI.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Progesterone for acute traumatic brain injury


Ma J, Huang S, Qin S, You C

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness and safety of progesterone in people with acute TBI.