Adam is a paediatric registrar working at Sydney Children's Hospital.

Traumatic brain injury - helmet

Traumatic brain injury

Cite this article as:
Bartlett, A. Traumatic brain injury, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:

An 8 year old boy is rushed into ED following a fall from a fourth story window.  He landed on concrete and has obvious signs of external damage to his skull and a GCS of 5. He’s clearly sustained a serious traumatic brain injury – how is this best managed?