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Main description:


This unique book presents an authoritative guide to the medical and
surgical management of complex neurosurgical problems encountered in the
critical care setting. It provides straightforward summaries of each stage of
patient care, guiding the reader through initial assessment, including ordering
the appropriate lab work, triage procedures, such as how to manage patients with
multi-system injuries, and sedation and pain management. The book also covers
important nursing and medical-legal issues related to neurosurgical intensive
care.



Features:


  • Guidance on how to manage systemic complications,
    diseases, and infections

  • Practical review of concepts in neuropharmacology and
    nutrition, and procedures for fluid management and ventilator management

  • Select case examples throughout the book that
    supplement discussion of the decision-making process

  • Recommendations for communicating with and caring for
    the families of neurosurgical intensive care unit patients

This comprehensive
book provides a wealth of information that is essential for neurosurgeons,
intensive care unit nurses, house staff, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, residents at all levels, and medical students.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 2370004331331
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: June, 2008
Pages: 496

Subcategories: Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery