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Craniocerebral Trauma (Head Injury) Summary

Description: Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.

Also Known As: Head Injury; Head Injuries; Head Trauma; Craniocerebral Injuries; Crushing Skull Injury Show All >>

Networked: 4165 relevant articles (168 outcomes, 580 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Craniocerebral Trauma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Mannitol (Osmitrol) : 6 outcomes 12 studies in 52 results : FDA 28 Generic
  2. Nimodipine (Modus) : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 27 results : FDA 4 Generic
  3. 3- (2- carboxypiperazin- 4- yl)propyl- 1- phosphonic acid (CPP) : 5 outcomes 14 studies in 94 results : IBA
  4. Oxygen : 4 outcomes 29 studies in 170 results : IBA
  5. tirilazad : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 16 results : IBA
  6. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA) : 3 outcomes 12 studies in 37 results : IBA
  7. Carbon Monoxide : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 48 results : IBA
  8. Ketamine : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 23 results : FDA 8 Generic
  9. Cytidine Diphosphate Choline (Citicoline) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 13 results : IBA
  10. Apolipoproteins E (ApoE) : 2 outcomes 13 studies in 58 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Craniocerebral Trauma

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  2. Stroke (Strokes)
  3. Brain Edema (Cerebral Edema)
  4. Coma (Comas)
  5. Dementia (Dementias)
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Key Therapies for Craniocerebral Trauma

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  1. Resuscitation : 6 outcomes 14 studies in 122 results
  2. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 117 results
  3. Decompressive Craniectomy : 3 outcomes 14 studies in 82 results
  4. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 63 results
  5. Craniotomy : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 72 results
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