Pediatric Neurosurgical Intensive Care

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Brian T. Andrews, Gregory B. Hammer
Thieme, 1997 - Medical - 310 pages

Pediatric Neurosurgical Intensive Care presents the special considerations necessary to properly manage the youngest patients in the neurosurgical intensive care unit. Descriptions of ICU management of specific neurological disorders, as well as a discussion on end-of-life decision-making, are included.

(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)

 

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Found some very useful points regarding hypomagnesemia and refractory hypokalemia

Contents

Physiological Monitoring in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
13
Pathophysiology and Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure
37
Fluid Electrolyte and Neuroendocrine Physiology in the Critically
59
Nutritional Support of the Pediatric Neurosurgical Patient
73
Neurosurgical Infections in Pediatric Intensive Care
93
Cardiorespiratory Support for the HeadInjured Child
109
Intensive Care Management of Children With Head Injuries
125
Intensive Care Management of Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury
139
Intensive Care Management of Children Undergoing
175
Intensive Care Management of Children With Spinal Dysraphism
199
Intensive Care Management of Children With Epilepsy
209
Intensive Care Management of Children With Brain Tumors
235
EndofLife DecisionMaking in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
259
CME QUESTIONS
275
INDEX
295
ANSWERS TO CME QUESTIONS
308

Intensive Care Management of Children With Cerebral Ischemia
159

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Associate Professor, Anesthesiology & Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine; Associate director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Lucile S. Packard Childrens Hospital, Stanford, CA, USA

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