Serum troponin T
Endomyocardial biopsy (EMB)
Repeat fluid bolus of 20 mL/kg normal saline bolus
Furosemide 1 mg/kg IV
Dopamine 10 mcg/kg/min
Sodium bicarbonate 2 MEq/kg IV
Diffuse axonal injury is more common in adults than in children.
Subdural hematomas usually involve the meningeal artery.
Epidural hematomas are less common in children and involve the tearing of the bridging veins in acceleration- deceleration injuries.
Cerebellar tonsillar herniation occurs through the foramen magnum and can result in Cushing’s triad, respiratory arrest and death.
Uncal herniation occurs when one cerebral hemisphere is displaced underneath the falx cerebri and causes an ipsilateral dilated, nonreactive pupil.