World Neurosurgery: X 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.wnsx.2019.100020 View full text
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Kodanda Ram, Kadali VaraPrasad, Murali K. Krishna, Nithya Kannan, Venkataraman Sundar, Mathew Joseph, Virendar D. Sinha, Dhaval Shukla, Gopalakrishnan Gururaj, Raj K. Narayan, Jogi V. Pattisapu, Monica S. Vavilala

Abstract: Objective Strategies to improve traumatic brain injury (TBI) outcomes in India are ill defined. The objective of this study was to examine baseline prehospital (PH) factors associated with outcomes from the Andhra Pradesh Traumatic Brain Injury Project. Methods We conducted a prospective observational cohort study of adult patients with TBI admitted to the primary referral hospital. Modes of injury, prehospital care and transport, and factors associated with increased i…

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