Head injury management algorithm as described in Hippocrates’ “peri ton en cephali traumaton”

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Dimopoulos VG, Machinis TG, Fountas KN, Robinson JS.


HIPPOCRATIC WORKS LEND themselves still today to the modern physician for further analysis of his approach to the diagnosis and treatment of various pathological conditions. We present an attempt to systematize his methodology regarding the management of head trauma and present it in the format of a modern-era algorithm.

(Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16331180)


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