Neurosurgical Emergencies

  • Zakaria Hakma
  • Michael Weaver


Upon completion of this chapter, the reader should be able to: Identify and triage true neurosurgical emergencies. Discuss the most current diagnostic methods and system-oriented approach to neurosurgical emergencies. Describe and apply the most current data on the intensive care management of acute neurosurgical conditions.


Traumatic Brain Injury Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Mean Arterial Pressure Severe Traumatic Brain Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zakaria Hakma
    • 1
  • Michael Weaver
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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