Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care & Emergency Surgery

Register      Login

VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2021 ) > List of Articles

EDITORIAL

Head Trauma: Challenges in the Americas

Jose I Suarez

Keywords : Latin America, Neurocritical care, Traumatic brain injury

Citation Information : Suarez JI. Head Trauma: Challenges in the Americas. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2021; 10 (3):93-94.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1261

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Abstract


PDF Share
  1. Norton R, Kobusingye O. Injuries. N Engl J Med 2013;368(18):1723–1730. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1109343Review. No abstract available.
  2. Puvanachandra P, Hyder A. Traumatic brain injury in Latin America and the Caribbean: a call for research. Salud Publica Mex 2008;50(S-1):S3–S5.
  3. Lozano R, Naghavi M, Foreman K, et al. Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study 2010. Lancet 2012;380:2095–2128. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61728-0.
  4. Wesson HK, Boikhutso N, Bachani AM, et al. The cost of injury and trauma care in low and middle-income countries: a review of economic evidence. Health Policy Plan 2014;29(6):795–808. DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czt064. Review.
  5. Murry CJ, Lopez AD. The global burden of disease: a comprehensive assessment of mortality and disability from diseases, injuries, and risk factors in 1990 and projected in 2020. Boston, MA: Harvard University Press; 1996.
  6. Bruns J, Hauser WA. The epidemiology of traumatic brain injury: a review. Epilepsia 2003;44(Suppl 10):2–10. DOI: 10.1046/j.1528-1157.44.s10.3.x.
  7. Sampaio Silva G, Maldonado NJ, Mejia-Mantilla JH, et al. Neuroemergencies in South America: how to fill in the gaps? Neurocrit Care 2019;13(3):573–582.
  8. Bonow RH, Barber J, Temkin NR, et al. The outcome of severe traumatic brain injury in Latin America. World Neurosurg 2018;111:e82–e90. DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.11.171.
  9. Chesnut RM, Temkin N, Carney N, et al. A trial of intracranial pressure monitoring in traumatic brain injury. N Engl J Med 2012;367:2471–2481. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1207363.
  10. Stevens LF, Perrin PB, Gulin S, et al. Examining the influence of three types of social support on the mental health of Mexican caregivers of individuals with traumatic brain injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2013;92(11):959–967. DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31828cd549.
PDF Share
PDF Share

© Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.