Admission to neurological intensive care: who, when, and why?

  title={Admission to neurological intensive care: who, when, and why?},
  author={Robin Simon Howard and Dimitri M. Kullmann and Nicholas P. Hirsch},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={74 Suppl 3},
The majority of neurologists work in district general or teaching hospitals with large general intensive care units (ICUs). In this setting, ICUs require an increasing input from neurologists, especially with regard to the assessment of hypoxic brain damage and the neurological complications of organ failure, critical illness, and sepsis. In contrast, dedicated neurological intensive care units (NICUs) tend to deal largely with a different population of patients. Such units are primarily… CONTINUE READING
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