Major traumatic brain injury: how do hypotension and hypoxia affect mortality?

During the prehospital treatment of major traumatic brain injury, hypotension and hypoxia occur frequently. The presence of either is associated with decreased survival, but little is known about the effect on patient outcomes when they occur together. Spaite et al (2016) evaluate how hypotension and hypoxia, occurring in combination or separately, affect survival.

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