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Caring for patients with traumatic brain injuries references

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. AANN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing. 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: Saunders; 2004.

Barker E. Neuroscience Nursing: A Spectrum of Care. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby; 2007.

Blidditt P. Brain oxygen monitoring. In: Littlejohns L, Bader MK, eds. AANN Protocols for Practice: Monitoring Technologies in Critically Ill Neuroscience Patients. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett; 2009.

Brain Trauma Foundation. Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Brain Trauma Foundation; 2007.

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Hanks RA, Rapport LJ, Vangel S. Caregiving appraisal after traumatic brain injury: the effects of functional status, coping style, social support and family functioning. NeuroRehabilitation. 2007;22(1):43-52.

Härtl R, Gerber LM, Ni Q, Ghajar J. Effect of early nutrition on deaths due to severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg. 2008;109(1):50-56.

Hlatky R, Valadka A, Robertson C. Intracranial hypertension and cerebral ischemia after severe traumatic brain injury. Neurosurgical Focus. 2003;14(4):e2.

Langlois J, Rutland-Brown W, Thomas K. Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States: Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control; 2006. www.cdc.gov/ncipc/pub-res/tbi_in_us_04/tbi in the us_jan_2006.pdf. Accessed July 17, 2009.

Lescot T, Abdennour L, Boch AL, Puybasset L. Treatment of intracranial hypertension. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2008;14:129-134.

Littlejohns L, Bader MK, March K. Brain tissue oxygen monitoring in severe brain injury, I. Crit Care Nurse. 2003;23(4):17-25.

Martin, NA, Patwardhan RV, Alexander MJ, et al. Characterization of cerebral hemodynamic phases following severe head trauma: hypoperfusion, hyperemia, and vasospasm. Neurosurgery. 1997;87:9-19.

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