“…PEEP has no significant effect on cerebral and systemic hemodynamics…” Interesting reading about the effects of peep ! Effects of PEEP on the intracranial system of patients with head injury and subarachnoid hemorrhage: the role of respiratory system compliance. Caricato et al, Italy. The Journal of Trauma, 2005 Mar. Abstract available here.
An interesting take on anaesthesia induction and intubation of the acute neuro-patient by EMCrit’s Scott Weingart. Listen to the podcast here.
Abstract: Impact of tracheostomy timing on outcome after severe head injury. Neurocrit Care. Rizk et al 2011.