Immediate apnea after acute head trauma is a concept that has received renewed focus lately. BIA/IBA (Brain Impact Apnea or as some call it, Impact Brain Apnea) was described in animal models as far back as 1874 by Koch and Filehne (1). A number of subsequent studies (2-5) have established a clear link between severity of impact and duration of… Continue reading Brain Impact Apnea
Neurogenic Pulmonary Oedema by Dr John Griffiths of Anaesthesia UK. A very nice synopsis of this very relevant topic.
Very useful and concise overview of raised ICP and its associated ECG findings, by the guys at Life In The Fast Lane.