Barker-Collo, S., Starkey, N. J., Kahan, M., Theadom, A., & Feigin, V. L. (2012). Computerised tomography indices of raised intracranial pressure and traumatic brain injury severity in a New Zealand sample. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1360).
Permanent Research Commons link: http://hdl.handle.net/10289/9261
After traumatic brain injury (TBI) complex cellular and biochemical processes occur¹ including changes in blood flow and oxygenation of the brain; cerebral swelling; and raised intracranial pressure (ICP).² This can dramatically worsen the damage³ and contributes to mortality.
New Zealand Medical Association
©2013 NZMA. Used with permission.