Critical Care and the Brain.

Abstract

Critical care is always about the brain. This statement isobviouswhentheprimaryproblemisneurologicemergencies.However,evenwhentheprimarypathologynecessitating intensive care unit (ICU) treatment lies outside the brain, the eventual aim of care is preserving cerebral function.Thus, regardlessofwhether theproximate cause for ICUadmission is neurologic insult… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2016.0701

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