Category: TraumaAcute Management of Head Injury: Part I: Medical ManagementIacoangeli, Maurizio M.D.; Roselli, Romeo M.D.; Pompucci, Angelo M.D.; Scerrati, Massimo M.D.Author Information Dr. Iacoangeli is Assistant Professor, Dr. Roselli is Assistant Professor, Dr. Pompucci is Resident, and Dr. Scerrati is Associate Professor of Neurotraumatology, Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University, Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yasargil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: June 1st, 2000 - Volume 22 - Issue 11 - p 1-8 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Summarize the principles of diagnosis and immediate management of head injury. 2. Recall the criteria of diagnosing and treating patients with mild, moderate, and severe head injuries. 3. Identify the different guidelines and treatment options used in the management of intracranial hypertension. © 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.