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The practice of emergency and critical care neurology / Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

Author:
Wijdicks, Eelco F. M., 1954- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Description:
xiv, 825 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Notes:
Companion to: Neurologic complications of critical illness / Eelco F. M. Wijdicks. 3rd ed. 2009.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Part I. General Principles of Recognition of Critically III Neurologic Patients in the Emergency Department -- 1. The Presenting Neurologic Emergency -- 2. Criteria of Triage -- Part II. Evaluation of Presenting Symptoms Indicating Urgency -- 3. "Confused and Febrile" -- 4. "A Terrible Headache" -- 5. "Blacked Out and Slumped Down" -- 6. "See Nothing, See Double, See Shapes" -- 7. "Spinning" -- 8. "Moving, Jerking, and Spasm" -- Part III. Evaluation of Presenting Symptoms Indicating Critical Emergency -- 9. "Can't Walk or Stand" -- 10. "Short of Breath" -- 11. "Seizing" -- 12. "Comatose" -- Part IV. Organization of the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit -- 13. The Responsibilities of a Neurointensivist -- 14. The Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit -- Part V. General Principles of Management of Critically III Neurologic Patients in the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit -- 15. General Perspectives on Care -- 16. Agitation and Pain -- 17. Mechanical Ventilation -- 18. Nutrition -- 19. Volume Status and Blood Pressure -- 20. Anticoagulation and Thrombolytic Therapy -- 21. Intracranial Pressure -- Part VI. Technologies in the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit -- 22. Monitoring Devices -- 23. Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound and Neurophysiology -- Part VII. Management of Specific Disorders in Critical Care Neurology -- 24. Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- 25. Ganglionic and Lobar Hemorrhages -- 26. Cerebellum and Brainstem Hemorrhages -- 27. Major Hemispheric Ischemic Stroke Syndromes -- 28. Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion -- 29. Cerebellar Infarct -- 30. Cerebral Venous Thrombosis -- 31. Acute Bacterial Meningitis -- 32. Brain Abscess -- 33. Acute Encephalitis -- 34. Acute Spinal Cord Disorders -- 35. Acute White Matter Disorders -- 36. Acute Hydrocephalus -- 37. Malignant Brain Tumors -- 38. Status Epilepticus -- 39. Traumatic Brain Injury -- 40. Guillain-Barre Syndrome -- 41. Myasthenia Gravis -- Part VIII. Postoperative Neurosurgical and Neurointerventional Complications -- 42. Complications of Craniotomy and Biopsy -- 43. Complications of Carotid Endarterectomy -- 44. Complications of Interventional Neuroradiologic Procedures -- Part IX. Management of Systemic Complications -- 45. Pulmonary Complications -- 46. Cardiac Complications -- 47. Acid-Base Disorders, Sodium and Glucose Handling -- 48. Gastrointestinal Complications -- 49. Nosocomial Infections -- 50. Management of Hematologic Complications -- 51. Management of Complications Associated with Venous Access -- Part X. Decisions at the End of Life and Other Responsibilities -- 52. Brain Death and Organ Procurement -- 53. Donation After Cardiac Death -- 54. Ethical and Legal Matters -- Part XI. Guidelines, Formulas, and Tables -- Guidelines, Consensus Statements, and Evidence-based Reviews Related to Critical Care Neurology.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780195394023 (alk. paper)
  • 019539402X (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009035392
OCLC:
435728274
RCP:
C - S