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The Prognostic Value of Intracranial Pressure Monitoring After Severe Head Injuries

  • H. Feldmann
  • G. Klages
  • F. Gärtner
  • J. Scharfenberg
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 28)

Abstract

Common experiences prove the measuring of brain pressure after severe head injuries to be useful in the treatment of brain swelling The measurement of brain pressure in correlation with the initial and with later post-traumatic neurological examinations during the first seven days after an accident makes possible some statements about prognosis and survival.

Keywords

Glasgow Coma Scale Motor Response Subdural Haematoma Epidural Haematoma Severe Head Injury 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Feldmann
    • 1
  • G. Klages
    • 1
  • F. Gärtner
    • 1
  • J. Scharfenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurotraumatology, Central Department for EmergenciesIntensive Therapy in the General Hospital of FriedrichshainBerlinGermany

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