Neurological Diseases in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
There are many pediatric neurological disorders that may require intensive care management. In this chapter, nontraumatic neurologic disorders that routinely challenge the pediatric intensivist including medical coma, disorders of muscular tone and strength, status epilepticus, and central nervous system infections will be considered. Lastly, the diagnosis of brain death will be discussed.
KeywordsBacterial Meningitis Brain Death Spinal Muscular Atrophy Brain Abscess Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome
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