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Neurocritical care

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali

in Paediatric Intensive Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199233274
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726132 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199233274.003.22

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Neurocritical care

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Acute neurology - Clinical history and examination - Neurological investigations - General neurocritical care practice - Acute brain injury - Raised intracranial pressure - Seizures and status epilepticus - Refractory status epilepticus - Infection and inflammatory conditions - CNS tumours - Stroke in childhood - Neurometabolic disorders - Post-resuscitation disease - Neuromuscular disorders - Critical illness polyneuropathy, myopathy and related disorders - Guillain–Barré syndrome - Myasthenia gravis - Catastrophic brain injury - Brain death

Chapter.  12209 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Critical Care ; Paediatrics

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