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Title Procedures and protocols in the neurocritical care unit / Niraj Arora, editor
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2022


Description 1 online resource
Contents Part I Procedures -- Vascular Access -- Pulmonary Artery Catheters -- Arterial Catheters -- Airway Access -- Thoracocentesis -- Chest Tube Thoracostomy -- Pericardiocentesis -- Paracentesis -- Drug Administration -- Intracranial Access -- Point of Care Ultrasound -- Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound -- Part II Protocols -- Sedation and Analgesia Management -- Intracranial Hypertension in Intensive Care Unit -- Sepsis and Fever in the Neuro-Critical Care Unit (NCCU) -- Status Epilepticus -- Targeted Temperature Management -- Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning In ICU -- Tracheostomy Care -- Hemodynamic Monitoring -- Endotracheal Intubation via Direct Laryngoscopy -- Vasospasm -- Phenobarbital for Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome -- Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemia -- Electrolyte Management -- Plasmapheresis -- Intravenous Immunoglobulin -- Brain Death -- Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy -- Delirium
Summary This practical book covers neuro-critical care procedures performed in medical or surgical ICU and different procedures dedicated to acute neurological care. The book's format allows for quick decisions about care and protocols while treating neurologically injured patients. Divided into two sections, the first focuses on procedures. The outlines of these chapters include indication, technique, types of kits available, and challenges. The second section covers the protocols; these chapters feature flowcharts, drugs/device, doses of drugs, description of device, indication, evidence, and future prospects. This succinct guide will serve as a go-to reference for residents, fellows, intensivists, or any healthcare personnel within neuro-critical care unit
Notes Includes index
Subject Neurological intensive care.
Critical care medicine.
Nervous system -- Diseases.
Neurologic manifestations of general diseases.
Critical Care
Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System
Neurologic Manifestations
Neurological intensive care
Form Electronic book
Author Arora, Niraj, editor
ISBN 9783030902254