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The Impact of Resilience Factors and Anxiety During Hospital Admission on Longitudinal Anxiety Among Dyads of Neurocritical Care Patients Without Major Cognitive Impairment and Their Family Caregivers

By Emma E. Meyers, Alex Presciutti, Kelly M. Shaffer, Melissa Gates, Ann Lin, Jonathan Rosand & Ana-Maria Vranceanu First Online: 29 January 2020 Background/Objective Anxiety is common in patients experiencing neurocritical illness and their family caregivers. Resilience factors...


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Beta-Blockade in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

By Aravind V. Ramesh, Charis F. K. Banks, Peter E. Mounstephen, Kate Crewdson & Matt Thomas First Online: 28 January 2020 Background/objective Sympathetic nervous system activation after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) is associated with complications and poor outcome. In...


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Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Outcomes Related to Ventilator-Associated Events in Neurocritically Ill Patients

By Venus Kit Sze Wu, Christine Fong, Andrew M. Walters & Abhijit V. Lele First Online: 23 January 2020 Background The prevalence, characteristics, and outcomes related to the ventilator-associated event(s) (VAE) in neurocritically ill patients are unknown and examined in this...


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Glucose Variability as Measured by Inter-measurement Percentage Change is Predictive of In-patient Mortality in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

By Ofer Sadan, Chen Feng, Branislav Vidakovic, Yajun Mei, Kathleen Martin, Owen Samuels & C. L. Hall First Online: 13 January 2020 Background Critically ill aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) patients suffer from systemic complications at a high rate. Hyperglycemia is a common...


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Association of Cerebral Oximetry with Outcomes after Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

By Po-Yang Tsou, Alejandro V. Garcia, Alvin Yiu, Dhananjay M. Vaidya & Melania M. Bembea First Online: 10 January 2020 Background Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is associated with neurologic morbidity and mortality. We investigated whether cerebral regional oxygen...


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Outcome, Return to Work and Health-Related Costs After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

By Martin Seule, Dennis Oswald, Carl Muroi, Giovanna Brandi & Emanuela Keller First Online: 09 January 2020 Object Data on health-related costs after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) are limited. The aim was to evaluate outcome, return to work and costs after aSAH with focus...


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Corneal Reflex Testing in the Evaluation of a Comatose Patient: An Ode to Precise Semiology and Examination Skills

By Carolina B. Maciel, Teddy S. Youn, Mary M. Barden, Monica B. Dhakar, Sonya E. Zhou, Octavio M. Pontes-Neto, Gisele Sampaio Silva, Jeremy J. Theriot & David M. Greer First Online: 09 January 2020 Background/Objective The corneal reflex assesses the integrity of the trigeminal and...


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The Short-Term Effects of Isolated Traumatic Brain Injury on the Heart in Experimental Healthy Rats

By Yao-Lin Lee, Sher-Wei Lim, Hong-Xiang Zheng, Wei-Ting Chang, Tee-Tau Eric Nyam, Chung-Ching Chio, Jinn-Rung Kuo, Che-Chuan Wang First Online: 06 January 2020 Background To date, cardiac dysfunction after traumatic brain injury (TBI) has not been consistent. In this study, we hypothesized...


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EEG Correlates of Language Function in Traumatic Disorders of Consciousness

By Camille Chatelle, Eric S. Rosenthal, Yelena G. Bodien, Camille A. Spencer-Salmon, Joseph T. Giacino, Brian L. Edlow First Online: 03 January 2020 Background/Objective Behavioral examinations may fail to detect language function in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) due...


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Interobserver Variability in the Recognition of Hypoxic–Ischemic Brain Injury on Computed Tomography Soon After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

By Andrew Caraganis, Maximilian Mulder, Robert R. Kempainen, Roland Z. Brown, Mark Oswood, Benjamin Hoffman, Matthew E. Prekker First Online: 02 January 2020 Background Cerebral edema and loss of gray–white matter differentiation on head computed tomography (CT) after cardiac arrest...