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Somatosensory Evoked Potentials and Neuroprognostication After Cardiac Arrest

By Brittany Lachance, Zhuoran Wang, Neeraj Badjatia & Xiaofeng Jia First Online: 06 January 2020 Abstract Improved understanding of post-cardiac arrest syndrome and clinical practices such as targeted temperature management have led to improved mortality in this cohort. Attention has...


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Treatment of Movement Disorder Emergencies in Autoimmune Encephalitis in the Neurosciences ICU

By Farwa Ali, Eelco F. Wijdicks First Online: 15 November 2019 Immune response against neuronal and glial cell surface and cytosolic antigens is an important cause of encephalitis. It may be triggered by activation of the immune system in response to an infection (para-infectious), cancer ...


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The Use of Standardized Management Protocols for Critically Ill Patients with Non-traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review

By Shaurya Taran, Vatsal Trivedi, Jeffrey M. Singh, Shane W. English, Victoria A. McCredie First Online: 28 October 2019 The use of standardized management protocols (SMPs) may improve patient outcomes for some critical care diseases. Whether SMPs improve outcomes after subarachnoid...


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Review: Post-Intensive Care Syndrome: Unique Challenges in the Neurointensive Care Unit

By Jamie Nicole LaBuzetta, Jonathan Rosand, Ana-Maria Vranceanu First Online: 04 September 2019 Within the last couple of decades, advances in critical care medicine have led to increased survival of critically ill patients, as well as the discovery of notable, long-term health challenges...


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Impact of Sleep Deprivation in the Neurological Intensive Care Unit: A Narrative Review

By Victoria A. Chang, Robert L. Owens, Jamie N. LaBuzetta First Online: 13 August 2019 Sleep is fundamental for everyday functioning, yet it is often negatively impacted in critically ill patients by the intensive care setting. With a focus on the neurological intensive care unit (NeuroICU)...


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What is the Role of Hyperosmolar Therapy in Hemispheric Stroke Patients?

By Nathan Mohney, Omar Alkhatib, Sebastian Koch, Kristine O’Phelan, Amedeo Merenda First Online: 24 July 2019 The role of hyperosmolar therapy (HT) in large hemispheric ischemic or hemorrhagic strokes remains a controversial issue. Past and current stroke guidelines state that it represents...


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Fibrinolytics and Intraventricular Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

By Thomas S. van Solinge, Ivo S. Muskens, Vasileios K. Kavouridis, William B. Gormley, Rania A. Mekary, Marike L. D. Broekman, Omar Arnaout First Online: 02 August 2019 Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is an independent poor prognostic factor in subarachnoid and intra-parenchymal...


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Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Traumatic Brain Injury: A Meta-analysis

By Yating Li, Chenxia Liu, Wei Xiao, Tiantian Song, Shuhui Wang First Online: 12 July 2019 Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most severe complications in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and is considered a risk factor for poor outcomes. However, the incidence of...


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Evidence for Mannitol as an Effective Agent Against Intracranial Hypertension: An Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis

By Daniele Poole, Giuseppe Citerio, Raimund Helbok, Carole Ichai, Geert Meyfroidt, Mauro Oddo, Jean-François Payen, Nino Stocchetti First Online: 01 July 2019 Mannitol is currently used to reduce intracranial pressure (ICP), but the evidence supporting its usefulness has been questioned. We...


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A Bibliometric Analysis of the Most Cited Articles in Neurocritical Care Research

By Miguel Bertelli Ramos, Edwin Koterba, Jefferson Rosi Júnior, Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira, Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo First Online: 13 May 2019 Bibliometric analyses may indicate the most active journals, authors, countries, institutions and specialties by evaluating the most cited articles...