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Neurologic Examination and Extubation Outcome in the Neurocritical Care Unit
BackgroundExtubation failure in the neurocritical care unit (NCCU) is difficult to predict, and is an important source of prolonged intensive care, exposure to morbidity, and increased cost.MethodsIn… Expand
Clinical MRI Interpretation for Outcome Prediction in Cardiac Arrest
BackgroundIn clinical practice, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is commonly used to assess the severity of a cardiac arrest patient’s cerebral injury, utilizing treating neurologists’ imaging… Expand
Health Coaching for Secondary Prevention in TIA Clinic (P5.148)
Objective: To develop a health coaching program for vascular risk reduction in TIA patients and assess program feasibility in a community based setting. Background: Although guideline-recommended… Expand
Serial MRI Changes in Comatose Cardiac Arrest Patients
BackgroundNeuroimaging may prove useful in identifying cardiac arrest patients destined for a poor recovery, as certain patterns have been associated with a poor outcome. However, MRI changes evolve… Expand
Hippocampal magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities in cardiac arrest are associated with poor outcome.
- D. Greer, Patricia D. Scripko, +6 authors K. Furie
- Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases…
- 1 October 2013
BACKGROUND The role of neuroimaging in assessing prognosis in comatose cardiac survivors appears promising, but little is known regarding the import of particular spatial patterns. We report a… Expand
Management of Status Epilepticus in Neurological Versus Medical Intensive Care Unit: Does it Matter?
- Panayiotis N. Varelas, Jesse Corry, +4 authors James Bartscher
- Neurocritical Care
- 16 April 2013
BackgroundAdmission of patients with status epilepticus (SE) to the neurosciences intensive care unit (NICU) may improve management and outcomes compared to general ICUs.MethodsWe reviewed all… Expand
Determining brain death-no room for error.
Despite the publication of American Academy of Neurology guidelines for determining death by neurological criteria, the lack of specificity in the Uniform Determination of Death Act has left policies… Expand
POLICY FORUM Determining Brain Death—No Room for Error
1.246 PROFUSE SIALORRHEA AND HEMIBALLISM IN A CASE OF ANTI N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE RECEPTOR (NMDAR) ENCEPHALITIS
Treating Status Epilepticus in Specialized Versus General Intensive Care Units: Is Outcome Better? (P06.271)