Oxford Textbook of Neurocritical Care

Hardcover | April 12, 2016

EditorMartin Smith, W. Andrew Kofke, Giuseppe Citerio

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The critical care management of patients with life-threatening neurological conditions requires the ability to treat neurological injuries, manage medical complications and perform invasive procedures whilst balancing the management of the brain and the body. The Oxford Textbook ofNeurocritical Care provides an authoritative and up-to-date summary of the scientific basis, clinical techniques and management guidelines in this exciting clinical discipline. This highly authoritative textbook is conceptually divided into three sections. Section 1 provides an accessible guide to the general principles of neurophysiology and neuropharmacology, cardiorespiratory support, management of fluids and intracranial hypertension. Section 2 outlines the use ofmultiple monitoring modes which are crucial to diagnosis and management. Section 3 covers the management of the major pathologies encountered during neurointensive care with an emphasis on evidence-based practice or consensus guidelines to provide a cohesive and definitive clinical resource. Authored by an international team of expert practitioners this textbook reflects world-wide practice and guidelines. This volume is published with a concurrent online version, which features access to the full content of the textbook, contains links from the references to primary research journalarticles, allows full text searches, and provides access to figures and tables that can be downloaded to PowerPoint RG.Designed for consultants and trainees in neurocritical care, The Oxford Textbook of Neurocritical Care is also accessible to the general critical care physician and trainees who need a definite and authoritative resource to meet the unique needs of neurocritically ill patients.

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The critical care management of patients with life-threatening neurological conditions requires the ability to treat neurological injuries, manage medical complications and perform invasive procedures whilst balancing the management of the brain and the body. The Oxford Textbook ofNeurocritical Care provides an authoritative and up-to-...

Martin Smith is Consultant and Honorary Professor in Neurointensive Care at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. W. Andrew Kofke is Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Giuseppe Citerio is Director of Neuroanesthesia and Neuro Intensive Care at San Gerar...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.98 inPublished:April 12, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198739559

ISBN - 13:9780198739555

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Part 1 General Principles1. Martin Smith: Introduction to neurocritical care2. RajaNandini Muralidharan and W Andrew Kofke: Applied neuropathophysiology and neuropharmacology3. Chandril Chugh and W Andrew Kofke: Cerebral blood flow physiology, pharmacology and pathophysiology4. Paolo Pelosi, Maria Vargas, and Iole Brunetti: Cardiorespiratory support in neurologic critically ill patients5. Jonathan Ball: Fluid management6. Mauro Oddo and Luzius A Steiner: Sedation and analgesia in the neurocritical care unit7. Andrea Lavinio: Intracranial hypertension8. Leslie M Whetstine, David W Crippen, and W Andrew Kofke: Ethical and legal issues in neurocritical carePart 2 Monitoring9. Federico Villa and Giuseppe Citerio: Intracranial pressure monitoring10. Chandril Chugh and W Andrew Kofke: Monitoring cerebral blood flow11. Matthew A Kirkman and Martin Smith: Cerebral oxygenation monitoring12. Imoigele Aisiku and Claudia Robertson: Brain tissue biochemistry13. Hooman Kamel and Claude Hemphill III: Multimodal brain monitoring and neuroinformatics14. Neha S Dangayach and Jan Claassen: Electrophysiology in the intensive care unit15. Yanrong Zhang, Peter Komlosi, Mingxing Xie, and Max Wintermark: NeuroimagingPart 3 Specific Conditions16. Nicolas Bruder and Lionel Velly: Postoperative care17. Hayden White and Bala Venkatesh: Traumatic brain injury18. Pouya Tahsili-Fahadan and Michael N Diringer: Subarachnoid haemorrhage19. Candice Delcourt and Craig Anderson: Intracerebral haemorrhage20. Barry M Czeisler, Daniel Sahlein, and Stephan A Mayer: Acute ischaemic stroke21. Jefferson R Wilson, Newton Cho, and Michael G Fehlings: Traumatic spinal cord injury22. Nicola Latronico and Nazzareno Fagoni: Neuromuscular disorders and acquired neuromuscular weakness23. Jan Novy and Andrea O Rossetti: Status epilepticus in adults24. Erich Schmutzhard, Ronny Beer, Raimund Helbok, and Bettina Pfausler: Central nervous system infection and inflammation25. Jerry P Nolan: Post cardiac arrest sydnrome26. Olivier Bodart, Aurore Thibaut, Steven Laureys, and Olivia Gosseries: Disorders of consciousness27. Derek J Roberts and David A Zygun: Non-neurological complications of acquired brain injury28. Adikarige Haritha Dulanka Silva, Antonio Belli, and Martin Smith: Electrolyte and endocrine disturbances29. Jeanne Teitelbaum and Sam Shemie: Brain death30. Ivan Rocha Ferreira da Silva and Jennifer A Frontera: Principles of organ donation31. Lakshmi P Chelluri and Jayaram Chelluri: Outcome after neurointensive care