Decision Making in Neurocritical Care

Decision Making in Neurocritical Care

By: Jennifer A. Frontera (editor)Paperback

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Praise for this book: "Chapters are clearly written and...[the] black-and-white illustrations and reproductions of cerebral radiographs are of remarkably good excellent multidisciplinary overview."--Doody's Review From important aspects of the physical examination to imaging studies to treatment options and dosage guidelines, Decision Making in Neurocritical Care provides a solid introduction to the evidence-based management of patients in the neurological intensive care unit. Succinct text in a highly accessible bullet-point format details the essentials of history-taking, physical examination, differential diagnosis, diagnostic evaluation, and treatments for a range of neurological problems in the critical care setting. Special features: Brief vignettes of typical cases emphasize key questions for the physician to consider and urgent orders to be given Coverage of the basics of neurocritical care, including techniques of intubation, ventilator management, sedation, and multimodality monitoring Pearls and pitfalls highlight key points in patient management Convenient medication tables, including dosages, adverse effects, and contraindications Consistent presentation in each chapter enhances ease of use Ideal for neurologists, neurosurgeons and critical care physicians at all levels, this book is invaluable for optimizing patient care. It is also an excellent choice for board review preparation in these specialties.

About Author

Assistant Professor of Neuro-Critical Care, Depts of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA


1.Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) 2.Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Subdural (SDH) and epidural hemorrhage (EDH) 3.Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) 4.Antiplatelet and anticoagulation associated intracranial hemorrhage 5.Status Epilepticus 6.Malignant ischemic stroke 7.Cerebral Sinus Thrombosis 8.Cord compression/injury 9.Hypoxic ischemic injury 10. Neurological Infections 11.Myasthenia Gravis 12.Guillain-Barre Syndrome 13.ICU myopathy/neuropathy 14.Brain death 15.Management of Elevated Intracranial pressure 16.Intubation 17.Ventilator management and sedation 18. Prophylaxis 19. Glucose management 20. Induced normothermia/hypothermia 21.Basics of Neuroimaging 22.Index of Medications

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781604060478
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781604060478
  • weight: 413
  • ISBN10: 1604060476

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