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Title Monitoring in neurocritical care / [edited by] Peter D. Le Roux, Joshua M. Levine, W. Andrew Kofke
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, [2013]
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Contents Principles of Cerebral Metabolism and Blood Flow -- Why Monitor and Principles of Neurocritical Care -- Designing the Neurocritical Care Unit for Better Patient Care -- Informatics Infrastructure for the Neurocritical Care Unit -- Nursing and Education -- Quality Assessment in the Neurocritical Care Unit -- Brain Monitoring Issues in Pediatrics -- Bioethics and the Family -- Monitors During Anesthesia: Effects of Anesthetic Agents on Monitors -- Clinical Assessment in the Neurocritical Care Unit -- Pain, Sedation, and Delirium in Critical Illness -- Outcome Scales and Neuropsychological Outcome -- Brain Death -- Glucose and Nutrition -- Hematology and Coagulation -- Monitoring Inflammation -- Infection -- Biomarkers -- Volume Status and Cardiac Function -- Ventilation and Pulmonary Function -- Endocrine Evaluation -- Renal, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Assessment -- Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disorders -- Evoked Potentials -- Electroencephalography -- Computed Tomography -- Xenon-Enhanced Computed Tomography -- MRI in Neurocritical Care -- PET and SPECT -- Neurosonology: Transcranial Doppler and Transcranial Color-Coded Duplex Sonography -- Laser Doppler Flowmetry, Thermal Diffusion Flowmetry, and Orthogonal Polarizing Spectral Imaging -- Jugular Bulb Oximetry -- Near Infrared Spectroscopy -- Intracranial Pressure -- Brain Oxygen -- Cerebral Microdialysis -- Brain Temperature -- Device Development -- Engineering Issues -- Multimodality Monitoring and Artificial Intelligence -- Simulation in the ICU -- Robotic Telepresence in Neurocritical Care: The Next Paradigm in Critical Care -- Information Processing, Data Acquisition, and Storage -- VISICU and the eICU Program -- Medical Informatics -- Noninvasive Brain Monitoring -- Auditory Signals for Noninvasive Monitors -- Past, Present, and Future Developments of Intracranial Monitoring
Summary Ideal for neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroanesthesiologists, and intensivists, this book helps you use the latest technology to more successfully detect deteriorations in neurological status in the ICU. This neurosurgery reference offers in-depth coverage of state-of-the-art management strategies and techniques so you can effectively monitor your patients and ensure the best outcomes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Intraoperative monitoring -- Methodology.
Nervous system -- Diseases -- Surgery.
Critical care medicine.
Monitoring, Intraoperative -- methods.
Neurosurgical Procedures.
Central Nervous System Diseases -- surgery.
Critical Care -- methods.
Intensive Care Units -- organization & administration.
Form Electronic book
Author Le Roux, Peter D.
Levine, Joshua M.
Kofke, W. Andrew.
ISBN 9781437701678 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1437701671 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781455727537 (electronic bk.)
1455727539 (electronic bk.)