Respect your elders- age disparities in intracranial pressure monitor use in traumatic brain injury
- Author(s): Schupper, Alexander J.;
- Berndtson, Allison E.;
- Smith, Alan;
- Godat, Laura N.;
- Costantini, Todd W.
- et al.
The Brain Trauma Foundation recommends intracranial pressure (ICP) monitor placement for patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Adherence with these guidelines in elderly patients is unknown. We hypothesized that disparities in ICP monitor placement would exist based on patient age.