Editor's Note
Guidelines for the acute medical management of severe traumatic brain injury in infants, children, and adolescents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Trauma systems, pediatric trauma centers, and the neurosurgeon
Chapter 3. Prehospital airway management
Chapter 4. Resuscitation of blood pressure and oxygenation and prehospital brain-specific therapies for the severe pediatric traumatic brain injury patient
Chapter 5. Indications for intracranial pressure monitoring in pediatric patients with severe traumatic brain injury
Chapter 6. Threshold for treatment of intracranial hypertension
Chapter 7. Intracranial pressure monitoring technology
Chapter 8. Cerebral perfusion pressure
Chapter 9. Use of sedation and neuromuscular blockade in the treatment of severe pediatric traumatic brain injury
Chapter 10. The role of cerebrospinal fluid drainage in the treatment of severe pediatric traumatic brain injury
Chapter 11. Use of hyperosmolar therapy in the management of severe pediatric traumatic brain injury
Chapter 12. Use of hyperventilation in the acute management of severe pediatric traumatic brain injury
Chapter 13. The use of barbiturates in the control of intracranial hypertension in severe pediatric traumatic brain injury
Chapter 14. The role of temperature control following severe pediatric traumatic brain injury
Chapter 15. Surgical treatment of pediatric intracranial hypertension
Chapter 16. The use of corticosteroids in the treatment of severe pediatric traumatic brain injury
Chapter 17. Critical pathway for the treatment of established intracranial hypertension in pediatric traumatic brain injury
Chapter 18. Nutritional support
Chapter 19. The role of anti-seizure prophylaxis following severe pediatric traumatic brain injury