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ICU Protocols pp 213-221 | Cite as

Cerebrovascular Accident

  • V. Dedeepiya Devaprasad
  • Nagarajan Ramakrishnan
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Abstract

Acute stroke (cerebral infarct or intracerebral hemorrhage) is the most frequent cause of admission in neurocritical care units. Time is brain in these situations, and prompt attention and intervention may salvage some patients from this catastrophic problem.

Keywords

Ischemic Stroke Mean Arterial Pressure Glasgow Coma Scale Intracerebral Hemorrhage Fresh Freeze Plasma 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Dedeepiya Devaprasad
    • 1
  • Nagarajan Ramakrishnan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Critical Care MedicineApollo HospitalsChennaiIndia

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