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Brain Resuscitation: a Clinical Perspective

  • J. Douglas Miller

Abstract

The special demands and problems of brain resuscitation have become recognised within the field of critical care medicine. This knowledge has largely been gained from experimental studies carried out in many laboratories which have defined the thresholds of brain ischemia and hypoxia, and the precise mechanisms responsible for the cascade of events that lead from hypoxia to brain cell damage and death.

Keywords

Cerebral Blood Flow Intracranial Pressure Intracranial Hypertension Brain Damage Severe Head Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Douglas Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical NeurosciencesUniversity of Edinburgh, Western General HospitalEdinburghScotland, UK

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