“.. infusion of 2 ml kg(-1) during 20 min has a predictable and clinically significant beneficial effect on ICP and CPP.” Predictable reduction of intracranial hypertension with hypertonic saline hydroxyethyl starch: a prospective clinical trial in critically ill patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Bentsen et al, Norway. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 2004 Oct. Read the abstract here. Hypertonic… Continue reading SAH-patients: HyperHaes and reduction in ICP (2004)
Neurogenic Pulmonary Oedema by Dr John Griffiths of Anaesthesia UK. A very nice synopsis of this very relevant topic.
Read the full text article from D´Souza here. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, 2015 Jul.
Nice synopsis of the radiological features of SAH for non-radiologists by radiopaedia.org. Read the entry here.
An oft-cited and important study in SAH-diagnostics. “Modern third generation computed tomography is extremely sensitive in identifying subarachnoid haemorrhage when it is carried out within six hours of headache onset and interpreted by a qualified radiologist” Read the full article by Perry et al. in the BMJ (2011) here.
2012 Guidelines for the Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Published in Stroke 2012. ASA Guidelines SAH 2012
Neurocritical Care Society´s guidelines for management of patients with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage 2011