Chapter 16 Abbreviations

AANS American Association of Neurological Surgeons
ABI Acquired Brain Injury
CPP Cerebral Perfusion Pressure
CSF Cerebrospinal Fluid
DC Decompressive Craniectomy
DMSO Dimethyl Sulfoxide
DOC Disorders of Consciousness
EBIC European Brain Injury Consortium
EVD External Ventricular Drain
GCS Glasgow Coma Scale
GOS Glasgow Outcome Scale
HTS Hypertonic Saline
ICP Intracranial Pressure
IPM Intraparenchymal Fiberoptic Monitor
MAP Mean Arterial Pressure
mmHg mm of mercury
PaCO2 Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide in Arterial Blood
PaO2 Partial Pressure of Oxygen in Arterial Blood
PCT Prospective Controlled Trial
PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence Database rating scale
RCP Royal College of Physicians
RCT Randomized Controlled Trial
RLAS Rancho Los Amigos Scale
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
WNSSP Western Neuro Sensory Stimulation Profile