Neurological emergencies

Edited by Sue Woodward and Catheryne Waterhouse

in Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547340
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598052 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Neurological emergencies

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Rising intracranial pressure and coning - Status epilepticus - Neuromuscular respiratory failure - Aspiration - Acute cord compression - Autonomic dysreflexia - Neurogenic shock - Post-operative deterioration - Following cranial surgery - Following spinal surgery - Following neuroradiological interventions - Acute behavioural disturbance and use of restraint

Chapter.  4345 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Clinical Neuroscience

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