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Methods of Preventing the 'Second Insult' To the Brain

Methods of Preventing the 'Second Insult' To the Brain

Methods of Preventing the 'Second Insult' To the Brain

Matt Thomas and Alex Manara
Matt Thomas and Alex Manara
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 07 May 2018
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Last updated: 03 May 2020

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Naila Anwar (3 May 2020)
I come across Traumatic brain injury when attending trauma calls so it’s initial management and understanding underlying physiology was very useful.

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Description

This session focuses on the intensive care management of traumatic brain injury, in particular the avoidance of secondary insults and the use of cerebral perfusion pressure guided therapy.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• List intracranial and systemic causes of secondary insults to the brain
• Describe intracranial pressure/cerebral perfusion pressure directed management
• Describe surgical treatment options for refractory intracranial hypertension
• Recognize common problems in neuro-intensive care
• Select appropriate brain and systemic monitoring to identify secondary insults
Matt Thomas and Alex Manara

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Matt Thomas and Alex Manara
on behalf of Health Education England

Alex Manara is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at the Regional Neurosciences ICU at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol. He was a member of the Intensive Care Society’s Working Group on Organ and Tissue Donation and also of the Working Party of the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges and English Department of Health that developed the Code of Practice for the Diagnosis and Certification of death.
He has published and lectured widely on neuroanaesthesia and neuro intensive care.


Matt Thomas is a consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at North Bristol NHS Trust, having trained in Bristol, London and Sydney. Current interests include neurointensive care, ultrasound in ICU and cycling.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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Naila Anwar (3 May 2020)
I come across Traumatic brain injury when attending trauma calls so it’s initial management and understanding underlying physiology was very useful.

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