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Title Decision making in neurocritical care / [edited by] Jennifer A. Frontera
Published New York : Thieme, ©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 340 pages) : illustrations
Contents Subarachnoid hemorrhage / Harshpal Singh, Joshua B. Bederson, and Jennifer A. Frontera -- Traumatic brain injury / Chad Miller -- Intracerebral hemorrhage / Stanley Tuhrim -- Antiplatelet- and anticoagulation-associated intracranial hemorrhage / Fred Rincon, Andres Fernandez, and Stephan A. Mayer -- Status epilepticus / Jan Claassen and Lawrence J. Hirsch -- Malignant ischemic stroke / Katja E. Wartenberg -- Cerebral sinus thrombisis / Isabel Fragata and Aman Patel -- Acute spinal cord injury / Scott Meyer [and others] -- Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy / Adam Webb and Owen Samuels -- Neurological infections / Stephen Krieger -- Myasthenic crisis / Mark Sivac and Jennifer A. Frontera -- Guillain-Barré syndrome / Jennifer A. Frontera -- Critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy / Valerie Dechant, Eduardo Adonias de Sousa, and Kiwon Lee -- Brain death and organ donation / Jennifer A. Frontera -- Management of elevated intracranial pressure / David Seder, Stephan A. Mayer, and Jennifer A. Frontera -- Airway management and sedation / David C. Kramer, Irene Osborn, and Meagen Gaddis -- Ventilator management / Mariana Nunez [and others] -- Prophylaxis / Sherry Hsiang-Yi Chou -- Glucose management and nutrition / Jennifer A. Frontera -- Induced normothermia and hypothermia / Katja E. Wartenberg and Stephan A. Mayer -- Basics of neuroimaging / Chitra Venkatasubramanian and Christine A. Wijman -- Grades of recommendations based on level of evidence / Jennifer A. Frontera
Summary From important aspects of the physical examination to imaging studies to treatment options and dosage guidelines, Decision Making in Neurocritical Care provides a ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Neurological intensive care -- Decision making
Critical Care -- methods
Nervous System Diseases -- diagnosis
Nervous System Diseases -- therapy
Trauma, Nervous System -- diagnosis
Trauma, Nervous System -- therapy
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Form Electronic book
Author Frontera, Jennifer A
ISBN 9781604061635