Emergency Medicine: Open Access

Emergency Medicine: Open Access
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Nabil Syed

Nabil Syed


  • Review Article
    Recent Advances and Future Trends in Traumatic Brain Injury
    Author(s): Tabish SA and Nabil SyedTabish SA and Nabil Syed

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been called a silent epidemic and is a major health and socioeconomic problem. TBI is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among young adults in developed economies and the incidence in the elderly population is increasing. In developing countries the incidence of TBI is high and rapidly increasing. The World Health Organization predicts that TBI and road traffic accidents will be the third greatest cause of disease and injury worldwide by 2020. TBI is a heterogeneous condition in terms of etiology, severity, and outcome. Currently, no effective TBI therapy exists, with patients treated through a combination of surgery, rehabilitation and pharmacological agents managing post-trauma conditions such as depression. Evidence-based guidelines and management protocols help to guide target-driven care and are associated with better outcome. Continuous.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7548.1000229

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