Guy L. Clifton, Gregory W.J. Hawryluk, Geoffrey T. Manley
Guidelines Session 1
The latest update on the Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury have recently been released. All neurosurgeons should be knowledgeable of these guidelines. Authors from the guidelines will present the key elements of the guidelines so that you will be fully equipped with what you need to know, and a panel of experts will comment on the guidelines for further perspective. Do not miss out on this chance to get the essential summary and perspective of these guidelines.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Discuss current management guidelines regarding ICP monitoring for severe traumatic brain injury.
Review current management guidelines regarding hypothermia for severe traumatic brain injury.
Discuss current management guidelines regarding thresholds for surgery for severe traumatic brain injury.
Determine current management guidelines regarding DVT prophylaxis for severe traumatic brain injury.
Apply these guidelines in their management of patients with traumatic brain injury.
2:15 - 2:27 pm Overview of Guidelines/Introduction and ICP Monitoring
2:27 - 2:39 pm Hypothermia or Nutrition
2:39 - 2:51 pm Ventilation or Blood Pressure
Jack E. Wilberger