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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network

Laleh Jalilian and Jeanine Wiener-Kronish.

in 50 Studies Every Intensivist Should Know

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Primary Care. 1913 words.

The diagnosis of adult respiratory distress syndrome, even now with the new Berlin definition, is sensitive but not specific for finding diffuse alveolar damage on pathology. The definition...

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Meningitis and Encephalitis

Ruchira Jha.

in Neurocritical Care

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Neurology; Anaesthetics. 4691 words.

Central nervous system infections are frequently neurological emergencies with high rates of morbidity and mortality depending on the underlying etiology. They warrant rapid diagnosis and...

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Critical Care Ultrasound

Christopher K. Schott.

in Rapid Response System

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 2368 words.

Point of care ultrasonography (POCUS) is a tool that can be used at the bedside to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill patients. The ability to directly visualize...

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Neuroprotection for Spinal Cord Injury

Christopher S. Ahuja and Michael Fehlings.

in Neuroprotection in Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; General Anaesthesia; Neurology. 8133 words.

Traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCI) often have a devastating impact on quality of life for patients and their families. Neuroprotection for spinal cord injury is aimed at improving...

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