Source: NeuroRehabilitation; Feb 2018; vol. 42 (no. 2); p. 207-212
Publication Date: Feb 2018
Publication Type(s): Academic Journal
Available at NeuroRehabilitation - from EBSCO (MEDLINE Complete)
Abstract:BACKGROUND: Rehabilitation following severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) often involves the use of temporary tracheostomies. Tracheostomy weaning is influenced by physiological parameters, which are abnormal in the concomitant complication of Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity (PSH). OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between PSH and tracheostomy weaning in severe TBI.