By Senior Registrar Department of Anaesthesia Nian Chih Hwang, Peng Jin London Lucien Ooi
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Early management of patients with a head injury. uk). 3. Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, USA (1998). org). 4. American College of Surgeons (1997). Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Manual, 6th Ed. USA: American College of Surgeons. 5. Masters et al. (1987). Skull X-ray examinations after head trauma. Recommendations by a multi-disciplinary panel and validation study. New Engl J Med 316(2), 84–91. 6. Stiell et al. (2001). The Canadian CT Head Rule for patients with minor head injury.
7) Maintaining core temperature between 36 and 37°C. (8) No seizures. Indications for intubation4 Head injured patients with any of the following should be intubated: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Severe facial fractures. A GCS between 3 and 8. Arterial oxygen partial pressures less than 60 mmHg. Systolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg. Signs of transtentorial herniation (see below). Suspicion of neurological deterioration not due to extra-cranial explanations. Acute Management of Head Injuries 17 Indications for mannitol1 Mannitol is a high-molecular-weight sugar that can be administered to lower the ICP.
Haematoma volume carries prognostic significance. Most haematomas smaller than 25 ml in volume are associated with much less parenchymal damage and a higher likelihood of good neurologic recovery with conservative management. Haematomas greater than 60– 70 ml are usually associated with coma and poorer outcome despite aggressive treatment. Haematoma volume is usually approximated by a modified ellipsoid volume equation: Modified ellipsoid volume ≈ ½ (A × B × C) where A, B and C are the maximum length, breadth and height of the clot measured off the CT scan.
Acute Surgical Management by Senior Registrar Department of Anaesthesia Nian Chih Hwang, Peng Jin London Lucien Ooi