By Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang

This booklet presents innovations for assessment and remedy within the quarter of acute pediatric neurology; those are provided didactically with widespread use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters within the first a part of the e-book talk about proposing indicators of acute neurological stipulations. the second one a part of the e-book covers significant components of acute pediatric neurology and every of those chapters has 3 key components: description of proposing indicators; advised tests; and prompt interventions.

 

Acute Pediatric Neurology provides an obtainable, clinically centred advisor to aid physicians within the emergency ward or extensive care unit in judgements on analysis and healing interventions in all significant acute pediatric neurological diseases.

Show description

Read or Download Acute Pediatric Neurology PDF

Best critical care books

Transesophageal Echocardiography in Clinical Practice

During the last 30 years the technological advances in transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) were exponential and feature been mirrored through its expanding usage. at present just about all echocardiography labs will adopt the modality and nearly all of valve operations are played with TEE tips.

Delirium in Critical Care

Delirium is a standard scientific challenge in severe care sufferers, with as much as eighty% of sufferers experiencing a minimum of one episode in the course of their time on a serious care unit. it truly is linked to considerably adversarial results for sufferers, together with dying and long term cognitive impairment similar to not less than a delicate dementia.

Critical care radiology

Serious Care Radiology will let readers to increase speedy, exact diagnoses regardless of the numerous problems linked to the bedside evaluate, together with time constants and the low specificity of chest radiographs and postoperative stomach reviews. Written by means of an interdisciplinary staff of specialists in radiology and significant care drugs, this booklet presents a concise review of the way to exploit the most recent diagnostic imaging expertise within the in depth care surroundings.

Extra info for Acute Pediatric Neurology

Sample text

2000; 54:340–5. 25. Privitera MD, Strawsburg RH. Electroencephalographic monitoring in the emergency department. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1994;12:1089–101. 26. Thomas P. Status epileptics: indications for emergency EEG. Neurophysiol Clin. 1997; 27:398–405. 27. Pakalnis A, Paolicchi J, Gilles E. Psychogenic status epilepticus in children: psychiatric and other risk factors. Neurology. 2000;54:969–70. 28. Shahwan A, Bailey C, Shekerdemian L, Harvey SA. The prevalence of seizures in comatose children in the pediatric intensive care unit: a prospective video-EEG study.

This may in turn result in legal controversy and fruitless battles. References 1. Zeman A. Consciousness. Brain. 2001;124(Pt 7):1263–89. Review. 2. Parvizi J, Damasio AR. Neuroanatomical correlates of brainstem coma. Brain. 2003;126 (Pt 7):1524–36. 3. The Multi-Society Task Force on PVS. Medical aspects of the persistent vegetative state, part 1. N Engl J Med. 1994;330:1499–508. 4. Giacino JT, Ashwal N, Childs N, Cranford MD, Jennet B, Katz DI, Kelly JP, Rosenberg JH, Whyte J. The minimally conscious state: definitions and diagnostic criteria.

Michelson DJ, Ashwal S. Evaluation of coma and brain death. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2004;11(2):105–18. Review. 24. Stevens RD, Bhardwaj A. Approach to the comatose patient. Crit Care Med. 2006;34(1): 31–41. Review. 25. International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation. The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) consensus on science with treatment recommendations for pediatric and neonatal patients: pediatric basic and advanced life support. Pediatrics. 2006;117(5): e955–77. 26. Hirsch LJ.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.51 of 5 – based on 20 votes