ICU Protocols pp 521-526 | Cite as

Severe Head and Spinal Cord Injury



Head and spinal cord injuries have many causes but are typically associated with major trauma from motor vehicle accidents, falls, sports injuries, and violence. These injuries are associated with high morbidity and mortality. Prompt and appropriate treatment can change the outcome of these patients.


Spinal Cord Injury Glasgow Coma Score Decompressive Craniectomy Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Cervical Spinal Cord Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryAIIMSNew DelhiIndia

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