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      Severe Cranioencephalic Trauma: Prehospital Care, Surgical Management and Multimodal Monitoring.

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          Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death in developed countries. It is estimated that only in the United States about 100,000 people die annually in parallel among the survivors there is a significant number of people with disabilities with significant costs for the health system. It has been determined that after moderate and severe traumatic injury, brain parenchyma is affected by more than 55% of cases. Head trauma management is critical is the emergency services worldwide. We present a review of the literature regarding the prehospital care, surgical management and intensive care monitoring of the patients with severe cranioecephalic trauma.

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          Journal
          Bull Emerg Trauma
          Bulletin of emergency and trauma
          2322-2522
          2322-2522
          Jan 2016
          : 4
          : 1
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cartagena, Colombia  
          [2 ] Department of Neurosurgery, University of Bosque, Colombia  
          [3 ] Department of Radiology, UNAM, School of Medicine, Mexico D.F, Mexico  
          [4 ] UNAM, School of Medicine, Mexico D.F, Mexico  
          [5 ] Department of Neurosurgery, MM Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana- Ambala, 133-207, Haryana, India.
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          4779465
          27162922

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