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    • Controversial treatment of a victim of severe head injury complicated by septic shock and acute respiratory distress syndrome 

      Haavind, Anniken; Hevrøy, Olav; Hennig, rune; Bjertnæs, Lars J. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Pneumonia, severe sepsis, and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are frequent complications after head trauma. Recombinant human activated protein C (APC) reportedly improves circulation and respiration in severe sepsis, but is contraindicated after head injury because of increased risk of intracranial bleeding. A 21-year-old man with severe head injury after a car accident was endotracheally ...