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Hypothermia for traumatic head injury

  1. Emma Sydenham1,*,
  2. Ian Roberts1,
  3. Phil Alderson2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Injuries Group

Published Online: 15 APR 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001048.pub4


How to Cite

Sydenham E, Roberts I, Alderson P. Hypothermia for traumatic head injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD001048. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001048.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Cochrane Injuries Group, London, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Manchester, UK

*Emma Sydenham, Cochrane Injuries Group, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Room 280, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK. emma.sydenham@Lshtm.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 15 APR 2009

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Methodological quality graph: review authors' judgements on whether there was allocation concealment, presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Methodological quality summary: review authors' judgements on whether there was allocation concealment for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Immediate hypothermia versus normothermia, Outcome 1 Death at final follow-up.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Immediate hypothermia versus normothermia, Outcome 2 Death at final follow-up stratified by trial quality.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Immediate hypothermia versus normothermia, Outcome 3 Unfavourable outcome at final follow-up.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Immediate hypothermia versus normothermia, Outcome 4 Unfavourable outcome stratified by trial quality.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Immediate hypothermia versus normothermia, Outcome 5 Unfavourable outcome stratified by treatment duration.
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Immediate hypothermia versus normothermia, Outcome 6 Unfavourable outcome at various times during follow-up.
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Immediate hypothermia versus normothermia, Outcome 7 Pneumonia during the treatment period.