Why the Therapeutic Window Is So Important When Treating TBI

It can take hours from the time someone sustains a moderate to severe TBI for doctors to diagnose, test, and attain consent to use an experimental drug like methamphetamine. The 12-hour therapeutic window helps.

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Posted on BrainLine February 8, 2013.

Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Justin Rhodes, and Erica Queen, BrainLine.

About the author: David Poulsen, MD

In 2001, Dr. Poulsen joined the Montana Neuroscience Institute as a research assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of Montana and as a Translational Research Scientist with St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center.

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