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By Chad M. Miller MD, Michel Torbey MD

ISBN-10: 1620700255

ISBN-13: 9781620700259


I commend the editors for his or her cautious standpoint at the present kingdom of neuromonitoring. the person chapters offer first-class overviews of particular neuromonitoring instruments and paradigms

óFrom the Foreword by way of J. Claude Hemphill III, MD, MAS, FNCS

While harm as a result of a major harm to the mind or backbone could be unavoidable, damage from secondary procedures that reason extra deterioration isn't really. This useful, medical source describes the most recent suggestions for tracking the mind after acute damage. With a spotlight on individualization of remedy, the ebook examines the position of varied tracking strategies in proscribing incapacity and potentiating sufferer restoration throughout the acute part of mind harm. foreign specialists in analysis and remedy of secondary harm clarify intimately the present usage, advantages, nuances, and dangers for every commercially to be had tracking machine in addition to techniques very important to the care of mind and backbone injured sufferers. They disguise foundational thoughts for neuromonitoring implementation and research, together with right catheter placement, length of tracking, and remedy thresholds that point out the necessity for medical intervention. The ebook additionally addresses multimodality tracking and customary programmatic demanding situations, and provides counsel on the right way to organize a winning multimodal tracking protocol within the ICU. additionally incorporated is a bankruptcy at the key function of nurses in neuromonitoring and potent bedside education for troubleshooting and correct execution of remedy protocols. a variety of illustrations offer additional illumination.

Key Features:

provides cutting-edge neuromonitoring recommendations and medical protocols for overview and treatment

Emphasizes functional implementation for winning sufferer outcomes

Written through foreign specialists on the leading edge of neurocritical care monitoring

offers a framework for practitioners who desire to individualize sufferer care with an emphasis upon the desires of the seriously unwell brain

Discusses the main position of nurses in neuromonitoring and powerful bedside education for administration and troubleshooting of devices


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