Download e-book for iPad: Acute Brain and Spinal Cord Injury: Evolving Paradigms and by Anish Bhardwaj, Jeffrey R. Kirsch

By Anish Bhardwaj, Jeffrey R. Kirsch

ISBN-10: 1420047949

ISBN-13: 9781420047943

ISBN-10: 1420047957

ISBN-13: 9781420047950

The medical administration of sufferers with acute mind and spinal twine damage has developed considerably with the arrival of latest diagnostic and healing modalities. Editors Bhardwaj and Kirsch provide you with administration of Acute mind and Spinal wire harm, a brand new stand-alone connection with support cutting-edge neurologists and neurosurgeons continue abreast of the entire fresh developments in mind and spinal twine damage. Divided into 5 sections, mind harm, ischemic stroke, intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage, irritating damage and scientific administration of spinal wire accidents, this article provide you with a precis of the most up-tp-date clinical technology for the scientific administration of sufferers with acute mind and spinal wire accidents.

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8% severe disability rate were noted among survivors of severe head injury who had no documented hypoxic episodes (47). More alarmingly, poor outcomes have been correlated with the occurrence of just a single hypoxic episode (9,47). Early intubation in patients with GCS score less than 9 was shown to improve outcomes among 1092 patients with severe head injury (48). Monitoring CPP calculation is the most routinely used parameter in treatments aimed at avoiding cerebral ischemia. Systemic arterial oxygen saturation and blood hematocrit are monitored as standard practice in all trauma patients.

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Decompressive craniectomy for the management of patients with refractory hypertension: should it be reconsidered? Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2002; 144(8):791–796. 43. Skoglund TS, Eriksson-Ritzen C, Jensen C, et al. Aspects on decompressive craniectomy in patients with traumatic head injuries. J Neurotrauma 2006; 23(10):1502–1509. 44. Schneider GH, Bardt T, Lanksch WR, et al. Decompressive craniectomy following traumatic brain injury: ICP, CPP, and neurological outcome. Acta Neurochir Suppl 2002; 81:77–79.

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