02.02.2023 | main topic
A historical delve into neurotrauma-focused critical care
Erschienen in: Wiener Medizinische WochenschriftEinloggen, um Zugang zu erhalten
Neurocritical care is a multidisciplinary field managing patients with a wide range of aliments. Specifically, neurotrauma is a rapidly growing field with increasing demands. The history of how neurotrauma management came to its current form has not been extensively explored before. Our review delves into the history, timeline, and noteworthy pioneers of neurotrauma-focused neurocritical care. We explore the historical development during early times, the 18th–20th centuries, and modern times, as well as warfare- and sports-related concussions. Research is ever growing in this budding field, with several promising innovations on the horizon.