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Episode 59: The Role of Desmopressin on Hematoma Expansion in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Prescribed Pre-injury Antiplatelet Medications

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On this episode, Dr. Jeffrey Barletta is interviewed by Lauren Koffman on his article, “The Role ofDesmopressin on Hematoma Expansion in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain InjuryPrescribed Pre-injury Antiplatelet Medications.”

The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Bonnie Rossow. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Tareq Saad Almaghrabi, Andrew Bauerschmidt, Leonid Groysman, Atul Kalanuria, Lauren Koffman, Kassi Kronfeld, Holly Ledyard, Lindsay Marchetti, Alexandra Reynolds, Lucia Rivera Lara, Jon Rosenberg, Jason Siegel, Zachary Threlkeld, Teddy Youn, and Chris Zammit. Our administrative staff includes Bonnie Rossow. Music by Mohan Kottapally.


  • Jeffrey Barletta

    Jeffrey F. Barletta, PharmD, FCCM is a Professor and Vice Chair of Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University, College of Pharmacy in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Barletta is recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and serves as a member of Council for the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). He also serves on the American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Specialty Board. Dr. Barletta has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and textbook chapters related to clinical outcomes with drug therapy in the critically ill or injured patient.