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<< Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In Adults (Trauma CME)

Diagnostic Studies

Most laboratory tests are not helpful in the initial diagnosis and management of a patient with severe TBI. Local trauma protocols may guide the selection of the initial laboratory evaluation. A point-of-care blood glucose should be performed on every patient who presents with altered mental status, as hypoglycemia is a common and easily reversible condition.39

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