Neurocritical Care

Scott H. Norwood, Herb A. Phelan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Questions and Answers
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781118274231
ISBN (Print)9780470654613
StatePublished - Apr 25 2012


  • Brain oxygenation techniques, exception with SjO2 levels <60%
  • Gunshot wounds to head, Glasgow Coma score of <6, of poor outcome
  • Indications for operative intervention, mass lesion on CT
  • Intracranial hypertension, blunt TBI from intracellular edema
  • Mannitol in osmotic therapy, and intracranial pressure decrease
  • Neurocritical care
  • Steroid therapy for blunt TBI, chances of death from causes
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage secondary to ruptured CA aneurysm, treated
  • TBI, and seizure reduction with phenytoin
  • Vasospasm following occlusion, "permissive" hypertension, hemodilution

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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