Textbook of Neurointensive Care
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.
Covers all monitoring, imaging, and surgical modalities used in neurointensive careProvides evidence-based data and includes algorithms to facilitate decision making and key points in each chapterExamines the neurological problems most frequently encountered in intensive care