Primary Treatment in Severe Head Injury
Brain injury remains the primary cause of death in the majority of all severe head accidents . One-fourth of the more than 400 000 patients hospitalized yearly in the United States after head injury suffer from severe brain injury and are admitted to intensive care with a Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) of 8 or less. As mortality in this group is very high , head injury remains a major medical and socio-economic problem.
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