Outcomes Associated With Application of a Normothermia Protocol in Patients With Severe Neurological Insult and Fever "SNIF"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. Temperature > 38.3 Celsius
2. Meet brain injury criteria:
- Traumatic brain injury with Glasgow Coma Scale score of 8 or less
- Subarachnoid hemorrhage without vasospasm- Hunt and Hess grade III and below
- Subarachnoid hemorrhage with vasospasm
3. First febrile episode
4. English speaking

Exclusion Criteria

1. Skin breakdown
2. Bleeding disorders
3. Increased risk for clotting
4. Ongoing seizure activity
5. Allergy to medications used in the study
6. Prisoners
7. Pregnancy