Intensive Care Treatment in Traumatic Brain Injury


  • Özlem Korkmaz Dilmen
  • Eren Fatma Akçıl
  • Yusuf Tunalı

Received Date: 11.08.2014 Accepted Date: 24.09.2014 Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim 2015;43(1):1-6

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.

Keywords: Head injury, intracranial pressure, secondary injury