Neurosurgical Intensive Care

Neurosurgical Intensive Care

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Authored by leading authorities in the field, this book provides an up-to-date, detailed review of the basic principles, monitoring techniques and specific management for patients with neurosurgical disorders. Specific topics covered include cardiopulmonary physiology, the pathophysiology of neurological injury and increased intracranial pressure, infectious disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, the ICU management of patients with head and spinal-cord injury, multi-system injury, brain tumours, intracranial haemorrhage and the ethics of ICU management.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw-Hill Education (Ise Editions)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0071125353
  • 9780071125352

Table of contents

Cardiopulmonary pathophysiology; The neurological examination and neurological monitoring in the intensive care; Pathophysiology and management of increased intracranial pressure; Pathophysiology and management of central nervous system injury; Intensive care monitoring; Radiographic techniques; Fluids, electrolytes and acid-base management; Metabolic and nutritional management; Neuroendocrine physiology and management; Infectious disease; The intensive-care management of severe head injury; The intensive-care management of spinal-cord injury; The intensive-care management of multi-system injury; The intensive-care management of subarachnoid haemorrhage; The intensive-care management of non-traumatic intracerebral haemorrhage; The intensive-care management of cerebral ischemia; The intensive-care management of the neuro-interventional patient; The intensive-care management of patients with epilepsy; The intensive-care management of patients with brain tumours; The neurosurgical pediatric patient; Ethical issues of care withdrawal in the intensive-care unit; Brain death and organ donation.show more