An after-school study by two teenagers in Canada found that maple syrup protects neurons and halts the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in an animal model of the disease. 15 more words
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Excellent talk by Manoj Saxena on traumatic brain injury and temperature control. A useful overview of the available evidence. From SMACC Chicago 2015.
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“Evidence of moderate quality suggests that conventional cooling methods provided to induce mild therapeutic hypothermia improve neurological outcome after cardiac arrest, specifically with better outcomes than occur with no temperature management”
From the IHAST Investigators: Effects of intraoperative hypothermia on neuropsychological outcomes after intracranial aneurysm surgery
“There was no difference in the incidence of impairment between hypothermic and normothermic groups”
Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial (IHAST) Investigators. Mild intraoperative hypothermia during surgery for intracranial aneurysm
Todd et al. NEJM 2005. 17 more words
“…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.12 more words