Solving Critical Consults

Paperback | October 6, 2015

byEelco F. M. Wijdicks

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Core Principles of Acute Neurology is a series of short volumes that handles major topics not found in sufficient detail elsewhere and provides useful context. Solving Critical Consults provide practical information on how to evaluate complicated neurology consults in the ICU. The diagnosisand management of neurologic complications of acutely ill hospitalized patients remains challenging. The modern intensive care unit is a different place with different patients, and consultants may require a specific expertise in handling complications associated with critical illness. Some of theserequests for consultation include not only diagnosis of the neurologic state, but also assistance with management at all levels. Prognostication in devastating situations or when the critical illness has come under control is a common request.

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Core Principles of Acute Neurology is a series of short volumes that handles major topics not found in sufficient detail elsewhere and provides useful context. Solving Critical Consults provide practical information on how to evaluate complicated neurology consults in the ICU. The diagnosisand management of neurologic complications of ...

Eelco Wijdicks is Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Chair of the Division of Critical Care Neurology, and Consultant, Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Marys Hospital, Mayo Clinic.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.02 × 6.1 × 0.39 inPublished:October 6, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceIntroduction to Series1. 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