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CAEP Position Statement – Management of devastating brain injuries in the emergency department: Enhancing neuroprognostication and maintaining the opportunity for organ and tissue donation

Authors
  • Healey, Andrew1, 2, 3
  • Leeies, Murdoch4, 5
  • Hrymak, Carmen4, 5
  • Chochinov, Alecs4
  • Grunau, Brian6, 7
  • Paunovic, Bojan8, 4, 9
  • Teitelbaum, Jeanne10
  • Wilson, Lindsay C.11
  • Shemie, Sam D.12, 11
  • 1 McMaster University
  • 2 William Osler Health System
  • 3 Trillium Gift of Life Network
  • 4 University of Manitoba
  • 5 Transplant Manitoba
  • 6 University of British Columbia
  • 7 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • 8 Critical Care Medicine
  • 9 Health Sciences Centre
  • 10 Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
  • 11 Canadian Blood Services
  • 12 McGill University Health Centre
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cjem
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2020
Volume
22
Issue
5
Pages
658–660
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1017/cem.2020.357
PMID: 32618532
PMCID: PMC7509745
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
License
Green

Abstract

The primary purpose of this statement is to improve neuroprognostication after devastating brain injury (DBI), with a secondary benefit of potential organ and tissue donation.

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