Saturday, October 10, 2015

10 essentials of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  1. Keep PaO2 more than 60 mmHg 
  2.  Keep systolic BP at least at 90 mmHg 
  3.  Head of bed elevation if increased intracranial pressure (ICP)  
  4.  Mannitol if increased intracranial pressure (ICP)Don't wait for CT
  5.  Target ICP is less than 20 mmHg 
  6.  Target cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP) is 60 
  7.  7 days prophylaxis of antiepileptic drugs 
  8.  Control of hyperglycemia 
  9.  Control of fever (and infection) 
  10.  DVT prophylaxis is NOT conta-indicated in TBI

1 comment:

  1. can i use these in one of my posters .. I will acknowledge the webpage