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Critical Care Neurology

  • David S. Roby
  • Jacqueline S. Urtecho
  • Tarek Dakakni
  • Maria Roselyn C. Lim
  • Gilbert E. D’Alonzo
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Abstract

After studying this chapter, you should be able to: Recognize the signs and symptoms of selected neurologic conditions, and the approach to diagnosis. Discuss treatments used in selected neurologic conditions. Appreciate the diverse array of neurologic diseases that may be encountered in the intensive care unit. Recognize ethical aspects of selected neurologic disorders.

Keywords

Status Epilepticus Brain Death Tissue Plasminogen Activator Cerebral Hemorrhage Carotid Stenosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David S. Roby
    • 1
  • Jacqueline S. Urtecho
    • 1
  • Tarek Dakakni
    • 1
  • Maria Roselyn C. Lim
    • 2
  • Gilbert E. D’Alonzo
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Neurology/Internal MedicineSt. Mary’s Medical CenterLanghorneUSA
  3. 3.Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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