Acute Cerebrovascular Conditions · Coagulopathy and Bleeding · European Guidelines · US Guidelines

Guideline for Reversal of Antithrombotics in Intracranial Hemorrhage

This guideline, issued jointly by the Neurocritical Care Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine and published in Neurocrit Care December 2015, provides timely and evidence-based reversal strategies to assist practitioners in the care of patients with antithrombotic-associated intracranial hemorrhage. Read the statement here. Best regards, Riikka Takala.

Cervical Spine Injury · Neurotrauma · Steroids · Thoracolumbar Spine Injury

Methylprednisolone and SCI

“… findings support current guidelines against routine use, but strong recommendations are not warranted because confidence in the effect estimates is limited.” Methylprednisolone for the Treatment of Patients with Acute Spinal Cord Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evaniew et al. Journal of Neurotrauma, Feb. 2016. Link to the abstract here.