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Gizmos and gadgets for the neuroscience intensive care unit

Gizmos and gadgets for the neuroscience intensive care unit

 

Category: Critical Care

 

Bader MK, Gizmos and gadgets for the neuroscience intensive care unit., J Neurosci Nurs. 2006 Aug;38(4):248-60.

 

Managing the critical neuroscience patient population challenges practitioners because of both the devastating injury involved and the complexity of care required. Emerging technology provides the neuroscience intensive care unit team with better information on the intricate physiology and dynamics inside the cranium. In particular, the team is better able to detect changes in pressure, oxygen, and blood flow. With improved data in hand, the team can intervene to optimize intracranial dynamics, possibly reducing disability and death among such patients.