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The Neuroicu Book Second Edition

Author : Kiwon Lee
ISBN : 9780071841412
Genre : Medical
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The acclaimed protocol-based guide to neurocritical care – essential for daily practice and the boards An immediate classic, this groundbreaking text is based on the premise that neurointensivists must be trained to handle not only the brain, but the entire body. The NeuroICU Book, Second Edition does not limit coverage to the brain and spine – it spans all organ insufficiencies and failures – along with neurologic illnesses. Thoroughly updated to keep pace with all the advances in this emerging field, the Second Edition of The NeuroICU Book combines the latest clinical perspectives in critical care medicine, neurology, and neurosurgery. This practical, evidence-based text standardizes neurocritical care and takes you through the rationale for those standards. Filled with detailed case studies and enhanced by a question-and-answer format, the book not only builds competency in recognizing acute changes in neurological function, but also addresses all organ insufficiencies and failures, reflecting the real-life challenges in the modern neuro-ICU. FEATURES • Strong emphasis on clinical practicality • Evidence-based approach leverages the scientific and controlled research that supports the key treatment methods outlined in the book • Practical tools include algorithms, tables, illustrations, photographs, detailed references, and critical take home points • Balanced coverage of neurologic and critical care and neurosurgery offers outstanding preparation for the neurocritical care board certification exam as well as an indispensable primer for daily clinical work • Second Edition includes new chapters covering CNS infection, paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity, acute liver failure, encephalopathy and delirium, spine trauma, pediatric neurosurgery, and carotid endarterectomy and extracranial-intracranial bypass

The Neuroicu Book

Author : Kiwon Lee
ISBN : 9780071636353
Genre : Computers
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"The goal of neurological critical care is to rapidly deliver acute medical therapies and appropriate interventions through effective monitoring of both neurological and end organ function. The NeuroICU Book puts that goal within the reach of every neurologist and critical care specialist. Combining the latest clinical perspectives in critical care medicine, neurology, and neurosurgery, this comprehensive, evidence-based text standardizes neurocritical care and takes you through the rationale for those standards. Filled with detailed case studies and featuring a question-and-answer format, the book not only builds competency in recognizing acute changes in neurological function, but also addresses all organ insufficiencies and failures, reflecting the real-life challenges in the modern neuro-ICU."--Publisher's website.

Neurocritical Care Board Review

Author : Asma Zakaria, MD
ISBN : 9781617050336
Genre : Medical
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Neurocritical Care Board Review: Questions and Answers provides clinicians with a thorough review of the complex subspecialty of Neurocritical Care, using a question-and-answer (Q&A) format. The Q&A format is easily readable, high yield, and serves as good practice for test takers or anyone looking to improve or reinforce essential knowledge. The book covers the key topics pertinent to (and found on) neurocritical care boards, and is organized according to the exam core curriculum outline.. A total of 649 questions address both neuroscience critical care (general neurology, neurotrauma, neurovascular and neurosurgical problems) and general critical care topics (systems trauma, cardiovascular, infectious disease, pulmonary and renal issues, and hemodynamic monitoring). Detailed explanations follow in the answer section of each chapter, along with references for further study. Where relevant, neuroimaging, EEG and monitoring waveforms, and other images are included in case questions to allow candidates to familiarize themselves with these tools that form a significant part of the exam. Features of Neurocritical Care Board Review include: Comprehensive, high-yield review that covers all areas tested on the neurocritical care certifying exam Applicability to a wide range of physicians in multiple specialties reviewing for boards or looking to test skills and clinical acumen in this challenging area Question and answer format with detailed explanations and references to facilitate recall of must-know information and help identify knowledge gaps for further attention Material aggregated from multiple specialties into a singular resource for exam study

Decision Making In Neurocritical Care

Author : Jennifer A Frontera
ISBN : 9781604061635
Genre : Medical
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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 ReviewFrom 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.

The Clinical Practice Of Critical Care Neurology

Author : Eelco F. M. Wijdicks
ISBN : 9780195157291
Genre : Medical
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This is a practical and accessible review of neurologic critical care in the intensive care unit. The emphasis is on management in day-to-day practice. For the thoroughly updated and expanded second edition, the author has added new algorithms on outcome prediction in the specific disorders, and five new chapters on the organisation of the intensive care unit, acute spinal disorders, management of common postoperative neurosurgical compli-cations, and psychosocial issues, ethics, and withdrawal of life support. For quick reference in the ICU the most useful tables and figures have been extracted and reprinted in an accompanying pocket-sized booklet.

The Practice Of Emergency And Critical Care Neurology

Author : Eelco F. M. Wijdicks
ISBN : 9780190259556
Genre : Neurologic manifestations of general diseases
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Companion to: Neurologic complications of critical illness / Eelco F.M. Wijdicks. 3rd ed. 2009.

Clinical Practice Of Neurological And Neurosurgical Nursing

Author : Joanne V. Hickey
ISBN : 9781451161014
Genre : Medical
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The new Sixth Edition of this award-winning classic prepares its users for delivering expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stroke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders, and peripheral neuropathies. This edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes case studies, community nursing sections throughout, and increased coverage of normal pressure hydrocephalus, inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and Creutzfeld-Jacob disease.

Neurosurgical Intensive Care

Author : Javed Siddiqi
ISBN : 9781604064834
Genre : Medical
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This unique book presents an authoritative guide to the medical and surgical management of complex neurosurgical problems encountered in the critical care setting. It provides straightforward summaries of each stage of patient care, guiding the reader through initial assessment, including ordering the appropriate lab work, triage procedures, such as how to manage patients with multi-system injuries, and sedation and pain management. The book also covers important nursing and medical-legal issues related to neurosurgical intensive care. Features: Guidance on how to manage systemic complications, diseases, and infections Practical review of concepts in neuropharmacology and nutrition, and procedures for fluid management and ventilator management Select case examples throughout the book that supplement discussion of the decision-making process Recommendations for communicating with and caring for the families of neurosurgical intensive care unit patients This comprehensive book provides a wealth of information that is essential for neurosurgeons, intensive care unit nurses, house staff, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, residents at all levels, and medical students.

The Neuroicu Board Review

Author : Saef Izzy
ISBN : 9781260011012
Genre : Medical
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A complete board examination review for neurocritical care – enhanced by more than 800 Q&A The NeuroICU Board Review is a comprehensive board exam and curriculum review for the emerging specialty of neurocritical care. It delivers a through overview of neurological disease states (pathology, pathophysiology, and therapy), neurosurgery, and critical care medicine (including medical, surgical, cardiac, and cardiothoracic critical care), along with important topics such as neuromonitoring, neurosurgical emergencies, neuropharmacology, and neurosurgical post-operative care. This powerful review also includes clinical scenarios and more than 800 questions and answers with detailed answer explanations, with accompanying images, illustrations, tables, and detailed references. • Developed for residents and practicing physicians preparing to take certifying board exams in Neurocritical Care, Surgical Critical Care, and Neurological Surgery • More than 800 Q&A with detailed answer explanations • Clinical scenarios show readers how to apply principles to real-world cases

Oxford Textbook Of Neurocritical Care

Author : Guiseppe Citerio
ISBN : 9780198739555
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The critical care management of patients with life-threatening neurological conditions requires the ability to treat neurological injuries, manage medical complications and perform invasive procedures whilst balancing the management of the brain and the body. The Oxford Textbook of Neurocritical Care provides an authoritative and up-to-date summary of the scientific basis, clinical techniques and management guidelines in this exciting clinical discipline. This highly authoritative textbook is conceptually divided into three sections. Section 1 provides an accessible guide to the general principles of neurophysiology and neuropharmacology, cardiorespiratory support, management of fluids and intracranial hypertension. Section 2 outlines the use of multiple monitoring modes which are crucial to diagnosis and management. Section 3 covers the management of the major pathologies encountered during neurointensive care with an emphasis on evidence-based practice or consensus guidelines to provide a cohesive and definitive clinical resource. Authored by an international team of expert practitioners this textbook reflects world-wide practice and guidelines. This volume is published with a concurrent online version, which features access to the full content of the textbook, contains links from the references to primary research journal articles, allows full text searches, and provides access to figures and tables that can be downloaded to PowerPoint RG. Designed for consultants and trainees in neurocritical care, The Oxford Textbook of Neurocritical Care is also accessible to the general critical care physician and trainees who need a definite and authoritative resource to meet the unique needs of neurocritically ill patients.

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