Textbook of Neurointensive Care

Textbook of Neurointensive Care

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This updated and refined new edition is the only book to provide a comprehensive approach to the intensive care of neurologically injured patients from the emergency room and ICU through the operating room and post-surgical period. It reviews neuroanatomy, neuroradiology, and neurophysiology, examines the neurological problems most frequently seen in intensive care, and describes the various types of neurosurgery. General issues are discussed, such as cardiac care, fluids and electrolytes, nutrition, and monitoring as well as more specific conditions and complications including elevated intracranial pressure, seizures, and altered mental states.The trained rescuer or healthcare provider should take no more than 10 s to check for a pulse before initiating compressions. For all ... When two or more BLS trained providers are present, ventilation with bag valve mask (BVM) is appropriate.

Title:Textbook of Neurointensive Care
Author:A Joseph Layon, Andrea Gabrielli, William A. Friedman
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-08-15


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