Neurological examination of critically ill patients: a pragmatic approach. Report of an ESICM expert panel

@article{Sharshar2014NeurologicalEO,
  title={Neurological examination of critically ill patients: a pragmatic approach. Report of an ESICM expert panel},
  author={Tarek Sharshar and Giuseppe Citerio and P. J. D. Andrews and Arturo Chieregato and Nicola Latronico and David K. Menon and Louis Puybasset and Claudio Sandroni and Robert A. Moffitt Johns Hopkins University David Stevens},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={40},
  pages={484-495}
}
Many patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) have pre-existing or acquired neurological disorders which significantly affect their short-term and long-term outcomes. The ESICM NeuroIntensive Care Section convened an expert panel to establish a pragmatic approach to neurological examination (NE) of the critically ill patient. The group conducted a comprehensive review of published studies on the NE of patients with coma, delirium, seizures and neuromuscular weakness in critically ill… CONTINUE READING
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