Bulletproof Solutions to Challenges and Controversies in Penetrating Traumatic Brain Injury
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Trauma, 2020
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2020 Critical Care Congress held February 16-19, 2020, in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the mechanisms by which missiles cause primary and secondary brain injury and formulate an individualized and prioritized approach to the initial management and stabilization of patients with penetrating traumatic brain injury
  • Describe the complex peri- and postoperative issues encountered in managing patients with penetrating traumatic brain injury
  • Describe the limitations in the literature regarding the management of these issues
  • Choose the most appropriate treatment strategy within this context
  • Illustrate the potential pitfalls in prognosis

Bullet to the Brain: Ballistics, Pathophysiology, and Initial Management of Penetrating Traumatic Brain Injury

Fernando D. Goldenberg

Managing the Shattered Skull: Complex Neurosurgical Problems in Penetrating Traumatic Brain Injury

Monisha A. Kumar

Neurosurgical Management in Penetrating Brain Injury

Peleg M. Horowitz

Prognosis in Penetrating Traumatic Brain Injury: Is There a Magic Bullet to See Into the Crystal Ball?

Deborah Stein

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Trauma
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
Tag Traumatic Brain Injury TBI
Tag Neurotrauma
Year 2020
penetrating traumatic brain injury
gun violence
good outcomes
intracranial vascular injury
surgical intervention
predictive factors
patient-reported outcomes
multidisciplinary collaboration


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