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Salt or sugar for your injured brain? A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of mannitol versus hypertonic sodium solutions to manage raised intracranial pressure in traumatic brain injury
  1. A C Rickard1,
  2. J E Smith2,
  3. P Newell3,
  4. A Bailey3,
  5. A Kehoe1,
  6. C Mann4
  1. 1Emergency Department, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
  2. 2Academic Department of Military Emergency Medicine, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (Research and Academia), Birmingham, UK
  3. 3Centre for Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomarkers, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK
  4. 4Emergency Department, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Annette Rickard, Emergency Department, Derriford Hospital, Crownhill, Plymouth, PL6 8DH, UK; annette.rickard{at}

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