Core Principles of Acute Neurology 6-Volume SET

Hardcover | January 4, 2016

byEelco F.M. Wijdicks

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This 6-volume packaged set of the Core Principles of Acute Neurology by Eelco F.M. Wijdicks of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is a series of short volumes that cover major topics not found in sufficient detail elsewhere and provides useful context in the field of Neurocritical Care. The6-Volume set incldues these titles:Recognizing Brain Injury illustrates how to recognize the consequences of acute brain injury and the treatment of its consequences Providing Acute Care discusses medical care of acutely hospitalized neurologic patients in all its aspects Handling Difficult Situations provides solutions for acute neurologic dilemmas. Communicating Prognosis is written for the neurohospitalist and neurointensivist to best communicate with the family of neurologically injured patient Identifying Neuroemergencies provides practical information on how to best manage and triage patients in the first hour of admission in the Emergency DepartmentSolving Critical Consults is the go-to resource for practical information on how to evaluate complicated neurology consults in the ICUWritten specifically for neurologists, neurosurgeons, residents, fellows, emergency physicians, neurointensivists, and neurohospitalists, these volumes are comprehensive and have been written and designed by a leading authority on neurocritcal care. Collectively, this set represents the mostsystematic and comprehensive guide currently available.

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This 6-volume packaged set of the Core Principles of Acute Neurology by Eelco F.M. Wijdicks of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is a series of short volumes that cover major topics not found in sufficient detail elsewhere and provides useful context in the field of Neurocritical Care. The6-Volume set incldues these titles:Recognizing Br...

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks is Professor in the Department of Neurology at the May Clinic, Rochester.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:972 pages, 9.09 × 6.1 × 1 inPublished:January 4, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190464992

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Communicating Prognosis1. Prognostication after Traumatic Brain injury2. Prognostication after Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke3. Prognostication of Coma after Cardiac Arrest4. Prognostication after Brain Injury-Associated Seizure and Status Epilepticus5. Prognostication after Infections of the Central Nervous System6. Prognostication Following Acute Neuromuscular Disorders7. Principles of Neuropalliation8. The Conversation and Words We Use9. Withdrawal of Support and Palliation10. Troubleshooting: Families Who Won't Let GoIndexHandling Difficult Situations1. Treatable Coma2. When Seizures Continue3. Judging Severity of Traumatic Brain Injury4. Recognition of Acute Spinal Cord Injury5. Treating Acute Autoimmune Encephalitis6. Neurosurgical Emergencies in Acute Brain Injury7. Endovascular Options in Ischemic Stroke8. Supporting Acute Respiratory Muscle Weakness9. Emergencies in the Transplant Recipient10. Troubleshooting: Easily overlooked CT scan SignsIndexProviding Acute Care1. A Systemic Acute Care Plan2. Fever Control3. Acute Pulmonary Syndromes4. Acute Cardiac Syndromes5. Nutrition Assessment6. Fluid and Electrolytes Monitoring7. Glucose Adjustment8. Anticoagulation Strategies9. Antimicrobial Stewardship10. Troubleshooting: Drug Adverse EffectsIndexRecognizing Brain Injury1. Consequences of Acute Brain Injury2. Neurology of Intracranial Pressure3. Neurology of Cerebrospinal Fluid4. Neurology of Unconsciousness5. Neurology of Breathing6. Neurology of Blood Pressure7. Neurology of Cardiac Function8. Neurology of Gastroenterology9. Neurology of the Bladder10. Troubleshooting: Localization PearlsIndexIdentifying Neuroemergencies1. Defining Neuroemergencies2. The Unresponsive Patient3. Major Warning Signs: Headache, Vertigo, Syncope4. Treating Acute Neurologic Pain Syndromes5. Treating Movement Disorder Emergencies6. Triaging Seizures and Spells7. Triaging Traumatic Head and Spine Injury8. Triaging Acute Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke9. Triaging Acute Neuroinfections10. Troubleshooting: Errors and MisjudgmentsIndexSolving Critical Consults1. Consulting in the Intensive Care Unit2. Acute Confusion in the Critically Ill3. Encephalopathies of Organ Dysfunction4. The Postoperative Cardiac Patient5. Neurologic Urgencies after Vascular Surgery6. Postcardiac Arrest Support and the Brain7. Acquired Weakness in the Intensive Care Unit8. Neurology of Polytrauma9. Neurooncology Emergencies10. Troubleshooting: ICU NeurotoxicologyIndex