Medical Xpress: Does intracranial pressure monitoring improve outcomes in severe traumatic brain injury?

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

A new study has shown that use of intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) was associated with a significant decrease in mortality, but it did not improve the rate of favorable outcomes. Although ICP monitoring was linked to more aggressive therapy, the researchers concluded that current therapies cannot adequately control increased ICP, as reported in Journal of Neurotrauma. (August 15, 2017)

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