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Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Status Epilepticus
Status epilepticus (SE) treatment strategies vary substantially from one institution to another due to the lack of data to support one treatment over another. To provide guidance for the acuteExpand
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Critical Care Management of Patients Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Recommendations from the Neurocritical Care Society’s Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is an acute cerebrovascular event which can have devastating effects on the central nervous system as well as a profound impact on several other organs. SAH patients areExpand
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Report of a National Conference on Donation after Cardiac Death
A national conference on organ donation after cardiac death (DCD) was convened to expand the practice of DCD in the continuum of quality end‐of‐life care.
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Guidelines for evaluation of new fever in critically ill adult patients: 2008 update from the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Objective:To update the practice parameters for the evaluation of adult patients who develop a new fever in the intensive care unit, for the purpose of guiding clinical practice. Participants:A taskExpand
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Evidence-Based Guideline: Treatment of Convulsive Status Epilepticus in Children and Adults: Report of the Guideline Committee of the American Epilepsy Society
CONTEXT: The optimal pharmacologic treatment for early convulsive status epilepticus is unclear. OBJECTIVE: To analyze efficacy, tolerability and safety data for anticonvulsant treatment of childrenExpand
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It's Time to Revise the Definition of Status Epilepticus
Generalized, tonic-clonic status epilepticus is well recognized as a common neurologic emergency requir- ing prompt treatment. The diagnosis is usually not diffi- cult, other than for patients withExpand
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Consensus Statement on Continuous EEG in Critically Ill Adults and Children, Part I: Indications
Introduction: Critical Care Continuous EEG (CCEEG) is a common procedure to monitor brain function in patients with altered mental status in intensive care units. There is significant variability inExpand
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Neurologic complications of critical medical illnesses
ObjectivesTo identify the neurologic complications of critical medical illnesses, and to assess their effect on mortality rates and on medical ICU and hospital lengths of stay. DesignProspectiveExpand
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Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU: Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Consensus Statement
This document was developed through the collaborative efforts of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Association of Organ ProcurementExpand
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Complications associated with anemia and blood transfusion in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Objective:Patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) frequently develop delayed cerebral ischemia and may be especially vulnerable to the effects of anemia. However, the potentially harmful effectsExpand
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