Neurologic Intensive Care

  • Badr A. Ishak
  • Zehava L. Noah


Intensive care units represent a natural and expected extension in the care of critically ill patients who require close medical and nursing observation because of rapidly changing physiological variables or are in need of advanced monitoring. At present, neurologic intensive care units (NICU) are limited to medical centers with adequate radiological support, including computed transmission tomography, and neurophysiological monitoring facilities such as EEG and somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP).


Cerebral Blood Flow Intracranial Pressure Brain Death Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Severe Head Injury 
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