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Structure and Outcomes of Educational Programs for Training Non-electroencephalographers in Performing and Screening Adult EEG: A Systematic Review

By Julie Kromm, Kirsten M. Fiest, Ayham Alkhachroum, Colin Josephson, Andreas Kramer & Nathalie Jette First Online: 16 February 2021 Objective To qualitatively and quantitatively summarize curricula, teaching methods, and effectiveness of educational programs for training bedside care...


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Biofluid Biomarkers in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Scoping Review

By Maryam Edalatfar, Seyed Mohammad Piri, Mohammad-Mehdi Mehrabinejad, Monireh-Sadat Mousavi, Sogol Meknatkhah, Mohammad-Reza Fattahi, Zeinab Kavyani, Abdolkarim Hajighadery, Meysam Kaveh, Armin Aryannejad, Mohammad Ghafouri, Elham Jamshidi, Mohamad Mehdi Rezwanifar, Mohsen Sadeghi-Naini, Ausaf...


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Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Neurocritical Care Unit: Assessment and Treatment Challenges

By Salia Farrokh, Christina Roels, Kent A. Owusu, Sarah E. Nelson & Aaron M. Cook First Online: 13 August 2020 Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) can range from mild jittery movements, nausea, sweating to more severe symptoms such as seizure and death. Severe AWS can worsen cognitive...


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Multimorbidity and Critical Care Neurosurgery: Minimizing Major Perioperative Cardiopulmonary Complications

By Rami Algahtani & Amedeo Merenda First Online: 13 August 2020 With increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, multimorbid patients have become commonplace in the neurosurgical intensive care unit (neuro-ICU), offering unique management challenges. By reducing physiological reserve and...


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Effect of Desmopressin on Platelet Dysfunction During Antiplatelet Therapy: A Systematic Review

By Lise Kjær Andersen, Anne-Mette Hvas & Christine Lodberg Hvas First Online : 04 August 2020 Background and Objective An increasing number of patients receive antiplatelet therapy. Patients exposed to surgery while receiving platelet inhibitors hold an increased bleeding risk....


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Neurological Involvement in COVID-19 and Potential Mechanisms: A Review

By Ghazal Aghagoli, Benjamin Gallo Marin, Nicole J. Katchur, Franz Chaves-Sell, Wael F. Asaad & Sarah A. Murphy First Online: 13 July 2020 As the current understanding of COVID-19 continues to evolve, a synthesis of the literature on the neurological impact of this novel virus may help...


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Incidence and Risk Factors for Silent Brain Infarction After On-Pump Cardiac Surgery: A Meta-analysis and Meta-regression of 29 Prospective Cohort Studies

By Jingfei Guo, Chenghui Zhou, Liu Yue, Fuxia Yan & Jia Shi First Online: 09 July 2020 Background Silent brain infarction (SBI) happens at a considerable rate after on-pump cardiac surgery. Though termed silent, SBI is related to unfavorable clinical outcomes including higher...


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Time Course of Hemostatic Disruptions After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review of the Literature

By Alexander Fletcher-Sandersjöö, Eric Peter Thelin, Marc Maegele, Mikael Svensson & Bo-Michael Bellander First Online: 30 June 2020 Almost two-thirds of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) develop some form of hemostatic disturbance, which contributes to poor outcome....


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Determining Optimal Mean Arterial Pressure After Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review

By Kiran J. K. Rikhraj, Michael D. Wood, Ryan L. Hoiland, Sharanjit Thiara, Donald E. G. Griesdale & Mypinder S. Sekhon First Online: 22 June 2020 Abstract The use of cerebral autoregulation monitoring to identify patient-specific optimal mean arterial pressure (MAPOPT) has emerged...


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Apnea Testing for the Determination of Brain Death: A Systematic Scoping Review

By Katharina M. Busl, Ariane Lewis & Panayiotis N. Varelas First Online: 10 June 2020 Abstract Apnea is one of the three cardinal findings in brain death (BD). Apnea testing (AT) is physiologically and practically complex. We sought to review described modifications of AT, safety and...