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Delirium and agitation in traumatic brain injury patients: an update on pathological hypotheses and treatment options

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a global public health epidemic. It represents the principal cause of death and disability in individuals under 35 in the United States. In the subacute phase, severe TBI patients who recover consciousness go through a state of agitation and delirium. However, there is only limited research exploring the characteristics of post-traumatic delirium (PTD) although it is likely to be more frequent than in general Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients. Evidence suggest...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.23736/s0375-9393.18.12294-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6727-7870
Publisher:
Edizioni Minerva Medica Publisher's website
Journal:
Minerva Anestesiologica Journal website
Volume:
84
Issue:
5
Pages:
632-40
Publication date:
2018-02-22
Acceptance date:
2018-02-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1827-1596
ISSN:
0375-9393
Pubs id:
pubs:826885
URN:
uri:62988773-cf30-449d-8ca9-10987c064a11
UUID:
uuid:62988773-cf30-449d-8ca9-10987c064a11
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pubs:826885
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English
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