Neurologic Complications of Multisystem Trauma

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

in Neurologic Complications of Critical Illness

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195371093
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322886 | DOI:

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Neurologic Complications of Multisystem Trauma

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The major focus of this chapter is the discussion of priorities of evaluation and management guidelines in patients with intracranial and spinal injuries. Specific neurosurgical and orthopedic interventions for spine injury are not addressed. In an ideal collaborative environment, patients with polytrauma should be seen not only by trauma surgeons, but also by neurosurgeons and consulting neurologists.4

Chapter.  16940 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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