Effect of Early Sustained Prophylactic Hypothermia on Neurologic Outcomes Among Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: The POLAR Randomized Clinical Trial.

Effect of Early Sustained Prophylactic Hypothermia on Neurologic Outcomes Among Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: The POLAR Randomized Clinical Trial.

Methodology Score: 3/5 Usefulness Score: 3/5 Cooper DJ, et al. JAMA. 2018;320(21):2211-2220. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.17075 Question/Methods: This study was done to determine the effectiveness of early prophylactic hypothermia compared with normothermic management of...
Effects of tranexamic acid on death, disability, vascular occlusive events and other morbidities in patients with acute traumatic brain injury (CRASH-3): a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Effects of tranexamic acid on death, disability, vascular occlusive events and other morbidities in patients with acute traumatic brain injury (CRASH-3): a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Methodology: 3.5/5 Usefulness: 3.5/5 The CRASH-3 trial collaborators. The Lancet. 2019 Oct 14. Online First Editorial: CRASH-3: a win for patients with traumatic brain injury Question and Methods: Multi-centre, randomized, placebo-controlled trial looking at whether...
Tranexamic acid for hyperacute primary IntraCerebral Haemorrhage (TICH-2): an international randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 superiority trial.

Tranexamic acid for hyperacute primary IntraCerebral Haemorrhage (TICH-2): an international randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 superiority trial.

Journal Club Methodology Score: 4/5 Usefulness Score: 3/5 Sprigg N, et al. Lancet. 2018 May 26;391(10135):2107-2115 Question and Methods: Multicenter, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial comparing if IV TXA vs placebo, given within 8h of spontaneous...