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Assessment of Postoperative Cognitive Decline

Suzan Uysal and David L. Reich.

in Neuroprotection in Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; General Anaesthesia; Neurology. 8547 words.

Neurocognitive outcome studies are a potentially rich source of information for evidence-based approaches to neuroprotection. This chapter provides a critical examination of assessment...

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Atypical presentation of atypical mycobacteria in atypical diabetes

Sugata Narayan Biswas, Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Partha Sarathi Satpathi and Shinjan Patra.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Neurology; Nephrology. 1668 words.

A 45-year-old, non-obese male presented with low-grade, remittent fever and a fluctuant swelling over the posterior aspect of his lower left flank. Laboratory tests revealed leukocytosis,...

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Care of the Acutely Ill Adult

Edited by Fiona Creed and Christine Spiers.

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Nursing Skills; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Neurology; Nephrology; Acute Medicine. 576 pages.

Using real life case studies to link knowledge to actual practice and written by senior nurses for nurses, this resource is essential for all nurses who work in acute care settings.

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Fitness for Work

Edited by Keith T Palmer, Ian Brown and John Hobson.

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Neurology; Psychiatry; Ophthalmology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Rheumatology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Nephrology; Critical Care; Rehabilitation Medicine; Dermatology; Infectious Diseases; Old Age Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 736 pages.

The fifth edition of this established resource provides comprehensive and practical guidance on the effects of medical conditions on employment and working capability. Every significant...

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A global amnesia associated with the specific variant of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) that developed due to severe preeclampsia and malignant hypertension

Josip Anđelo Borovac, Joško Božić, Nikola Žaja, Krešimir Kolić and Vedran Hrboka.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Psychiatry; Radiology; Critical Care; Obstetrics. 1694 words.

A case is reported of a 26-year-old primiparous woman in the 32nd week of gestation who presented to the emergency department with the symptoms of a severe headache, nausea and vomiting....

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Imaging Assessment of Brain Injury

Matthew A. Warner, Carlos Marquez de la Plata, David S Liebeskind and Ramon Diaz-Arrastia.

in Neuroprotection in Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; General Anaesthesia; Neurology. 7841 words.

Imaging plays a pivotal role in discerning the extent and nature of brain injuries. Advances in neuroimaging techniques have improved sensitivity for detecting smaller lesions, improved the...

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Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia

Edited by George A. Mashour and Michael S. Avidan.

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Neurology; Anaesthetics; Critical Care; Pain Medicine; Ophthalmology; Peri-operative Care; Chemical Pathology. 144 pages.

Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia fills a gap in perioperative medicine literature and provides a concise yet thorough overview of adverse outcomes involving the brain, spine,...

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Neurological and Functional Outcomes Assessment

Suzan Uysal and Stephan A. Mayer.

in Neuroprotection in Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; General Anaesthesia; Neurology. 7272 words.

The evidence base for neuroprotection in critical care and perioperative medicine rests on outcomes research, a critical component of which is the quantitative assessment of the functional...

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Neurological care

Fiona Creed.

in Care of the Acutely Ill Adult

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Nursing Skills; Neurology. 14325 words.

Chapter 4 discusses neurological acute care, and includes discussion of normal physiology, physiological changes following illness and injury, the physiology of raised intracranial ...

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Neurophysiologic Monitoring and Neuroprotection

Aws Alawi, Michael Reznik and Jan Claassen.

in Neuroprotection in Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; General Anaesthesia; Neurology. 8970 words.

One of the main goals of monitoring neurologically ill patients is detection of secondary brain injury early enough to intervene to prevent permanent damage. In some patients with impaired...

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