Post Cardiac Arrest Syndrome

Post Cardiac Arrest Syndrome

Pathophysiological (who rounds with me knowns is one of my fav words) processes triggered by the whole-body ischemia-reperfusion response that occurs during cardiac arrest and subsequent restoration of systemic circulation.

Why it matters ? Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy ( HIE) is the overall endpoint result of the post- cardiac arrest syndrome .This topic is particularly relevant to neurointsvisits because 1) they can influence it by managing  the post-cardiorespiratory arrest syndrome 2) they lead neuroprognostication.

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Stories of Hope: Mary

Stories of Hope: Mary

We recognize the toll that caring for critically ill patients can take on a medical team, one that, in a different way, parallels the hardship faced by these patients and their families during such an ordeal. But we feel that patients like Mary, and family members like Mark, are what make our work most rewarding, especially when they can come back months later and show the success they’ve had in their recovery.

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Specialty Classifications of Physicians Who Provide Neurocritical Care in the United States

Specialty Classifications of Physicians Who Provide Neurocritical Care in the United States

We sought to characterize the specialty classification of US physicians who provide critical care for neurological/neurosurgical disease. Physicians with a dedicated clinical neuroscience background accounted for less than half of neurocritical care service in US Medicare beneficiaries.

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