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Neurological Worsening After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

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

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199843626.003.0009

Series: What Do I Do Now

Neurological Worsening After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

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Patients with a subarachnoid hemorrhage have a proclivity to deteriorate. Common causes include rebleeding, hydrocephalus, and cerebral vasospasm. Prevention of complications—neurologic and medical—is key to reduce morbidity. Diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations are provided.

Chapter.  1835 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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