Airway management and mechanical ventilation in the NCCCU

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Abstract

Neurologic disorders in general ICUs comprise the primary causative factor for intubation in 25% of all ventilated patients; in an NCCU this statistic is much higher (>80%) Neurologic disorders in general ICUs comprise the primary causative factor for intubation in 25% of all ventilated patients; in an NCCU this statistic is much higher (>80%)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Neurocritical Care
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages99-113
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781441968418
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

Keywords

  • Agitated brain-injured patient
  • Airway management • Coma or brainstem injury
  • Elevated ICP
  • Intracranial mass lesions
  • Intubation and extubation criteria
  • Mental status examination
  • NPE
  • Neuromuscular strength
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Pulmonary system
  • Stunned myocardium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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