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Neurocritical Care

  • EDITOR Cambridge University Press
  • NIVEL Profesional
  • IDIOMAInglés
  • ISBN 978-1-107-06495-9
  • EAN 9781107064959
  • Colección -
  • Número -
  • Encuadernado Rústica
  • Páginas 467
  • Largo -
  • Ancho -
  • Peso -
  • Fecha 07-08-2019
  • Número 2
  • Año 2019
A significant number of critically ill neurological and neurosurgical patients are still managed in the medical or surgical ICU by non-neurointensivists, who have a hard time appreciating the delicate needs of these patients. This dynamic guide reviews current topics facing neurocritical care providers in a straight-forward, structured, and practical way. Providing clear summaries in the management of neuro critical care conditions, this text allows for accessible, highly structured, and focused protocols for the assessment, day-to-day management, and treatment of critically ill patients in various ICU settings. This comprehensive, thorough guide to the management and treatment of neurologic and neurosurgical patients, is an excellent companion for trainees preparing for the Neurovascular Boards, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons and critical care physicians, alike. Designed by leaders in their field, this thorough guide presents practical, state-of-the-art suggestions for physicians, worldwide.

- A comprehensive guide for neurocritical care providers, requiring guidance in challenging day-to-day experiences
- Provides practical, easy-to-follow, structured, and focused protocols for the assessment, management, and treatment of neurocritically ill patients
- Tailored to the individual caregiver, with clear summaries in the management of neurocritical care conditions
- The content is easily accessible for practitioners, at any stage in their career

1. The neurological assessment of the critically ill patient
2. Cerebral blood flow physiology and metabolism in neurocritical care
3. Cerebral edema and intracranial pressure in neurocritical care
4. Hypothermia in neurocritical care: physiology and applications
5. Analgesia, sedation, and paralysis
6. Airway management and mechanical ventilation in neurocritical care
7. Neuropharmacology in the neurocritical care unit
8. Intracranial monitoring in the neurocritical care unit
9. Electrophysiologic monitoring in the neurocritical care unit
10. The role of transcranial doppler (TCD) as a monitoring tool in the neurocritical care
11. Ischemic stroke in neurocritical care
12. Intracerebral hemorrhage in neurocritical care
13. Management of cerebral venous thrombosis in the neurocritical care unit
14. Subarachnoid hemorrhage in neurocritical care
15. Status epilepticus in neurocritical care
16. Neuromuscular disorders in the ICU
17. Management of head trauma in the neurocritical care unit
18. Management of autoimmune encephalitis in neurocritical care
19. Management of cerebral salt wasting syndrome and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis in the neurocritical care unit
20. Brain death in neurocritical care
21. Neuroterrorism and drug overdose in neurocritical care
22. Infections of the central nervous system in neurocritical care
23. Management of the spinal cord injury in the neurocritical care unit epidemiology
24. Postoperative management in the neurosurgical critical care unit
25. Ethical considerations in the neuroscience intensive care unit
26. Pulmonary consult: management of severe hypoxia in the neurocritical care unit
27. Management of refractory arrhythmias in the neurocritical care unit
28. An infectious diseases consult in neurocritical care
29. A nephrology consult in neurocritical care
30. Management of hepatic encephalopathy in the neurocritical care unit
31. Hypoxic encephalopathy in neurocritical care
32. Management of delirium in neurocritical care
33. Generalized weakness in the intensive care unit
34. Management of severely brain-injured patients recovering from coma
35. Acute demyelinating disorders in neurocritical care
36. Building a case for a neurocritical care unit
37. Neurointensive (NCCU) care business planning

Michel T. Torbey, Ohio State University
Michel T. Torbey received his training in Neurocritical Care and Vascular Neurology at The Johns Hopkins University. Since then, he has led the Stroke Critical Care program at the Medical College of Wisconsin, became Associate Chief for the Neurosciences Signature program, and later appointed as the Neurosciences Signature Program Clinical Research Director. In 2011, Dr Torbey joined the Ohio State University as the Medical Director of the Neurovascular Center and Vice Chair for Hospital Affairs. He is currently the Chair of Neurology at University of New Mexico. He is involved in both basic and clinical research with a translational focus on neuroprotection in ischemic and traumatic brain injury. He also served as the President of the Neurocritical Care Society.

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