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Anaesthesia, Pharmacology, Intensive Care and Emergency A.P.I.C.E : Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting : International Symposium on Critical Care Medicine

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Antonino Gullo, editor. --Milan: Springer Milan , c2014.
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The APICE 2013 yearbook examines recent advances in various aspects of critical care medicine and highlights the importance of effective communication among researchers, scientists, and clinicians. Among the many topics addressed are trauma care organization, the management of patients with cardiovascular, kidney, and lung disorders, issues relating to severe infections and sepsis, and the humanization of end of life care. The overriding goal of the book is to provide guidance and stimulate fur…
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Gullo, Antonino
Responsibility
Antonino Gullo, editor
Alternate Title
APICE 25
Former Title
Anesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency A.P.I.C.E.
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer Milan
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 260 p. : 28 illus., 10 illus. in color)
ISBN
9788847055162
9788847055155 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - methods
Critical Care - methods
Pain - drug therapy
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care - Congresses
Abstract
The APICE 2013 yearbook examines recent advances in various aspects of critical care medicine and highlights the importance of effective communication among researchers, scientists, and clinicians. Among the many topics addressed are trauma care organization, the management of patients with cardiovascular, kidney, and lung disorders, issues relating to severe infections and sepsis, and the humanization of end of life care. The overriding goal of the book is to provide guidance and stimulate further thought on how professional performance in critical care medicine can be improved. "Triple B" translational research, from the bench to the bedside and back again (via the translation of clinical observations into new research questions), will play a major role in this context, and is particularly discussed in the chapter about sepsis and organ dysfunction. There is no doubt that the transfer of far-reaching and dynamic developments in molecular and cellular biology into clinical practice will be a key component in delivering the care required by individual patients.
Contents
Part I, Advances on Intensive and Critical Care Medicine -- 1 Combining Clinical and technology in Critical care Medicine -- 2 Ultrasound in Critical Care -- 3 Assessment and Management of Circulatory Failure -- 4 Simulation in Critical Care -- Part II, Trauma -- 5 Trauma Care Organization and Priorities -- Part III, Cardiovascular System -- 6 Cardiovascular Risk in non Cardiac Surgery -- Part IV Kidney -- 7 CRRT: Challenges and Evidence -- Part V, Lung -- 8 Old and New Strategies on Artificial Ventilation in ARDS Patients -- 9 Postoperative Respiratory Complications -- 10 Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures in Thoracic Surgery -- Part VI, Severe Infections, Sepsis and MODS -- 11 Diagnosis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) -- 12 Rationale of Antibiotics anti MRSA in Pneumonia -- 13 The Role of Microbiology for Diagnosis of Fungal Infections -- 14 Spectrum of Sepsis and MODS -- 15 Immunoglobulin as Adjunctive Therapy in Sepsis -- Part VII, Cardiac Arrest: Optimization of Current Protocols -- 16 Determinants for More Efficient Defibrillation Waveforms -- 17 Post-resuscitation Hypothermia and Monitoring -- Part VIII, Humanization -- 18 Palliative Care in Pediatrics -- 19 End of Life Care.
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Catastrophic Perioperative Complications and Management : A Comprehensive Textbook

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Charles J. Fox, III, Elyse M. Cornett, G. E. Ghali, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This textbook provides educational material for the many students, as well as nurses, residents or attending physicians who participate in perioperative medicine. It focuses on the most serious perioperative complications and includes a discussion of the pathophysiologic and pharmacologic implications unique to each. Additionally, the textbook provides medicolegal information pertinent to those providing care to these patients. All chapters are written with the most current and relevant informa…
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Fox, III, Charles J.
Cornett, Elyse M.
Ghali, G. E.
Responsibility
Charles J. Fox, III, Elyse M. Cornett, G. E. Ghali, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 418 p.) : 54 illus., 40 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319961255
9783319961248 (Print ed.)
9783319961262 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Catastrophic Illness - therapy
Critical Care
Intraoperative Complications - prevention & control
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Specialty
Perioperative Medicine
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
This textbook provides educational material for the many students, as well as nurses, residents or attending physicians who participate in perioperative medicine. It focuses on the most serious perioperative complications and includes a discussion of the pathophysiologic and pharmacologic implications unique to each. Additionally, the textbook provides medicolegal information pertinent to those providing care to these patients. All chapters are written with the most current and relevant information by leading experts in each field.The layout and format is designed to be purposeful, logical and visually effective. Other features include review questions and answers, chapter summaries and shaded call-out boxes to facilitate learning.
Contents
Sleep Apnea -- Postoperative Visual Loss: Anatomy, Pathogenesis, and Anesthesia Considerations -- Substance Abuse -- Awareness -- Shared Airway: Techniques, Anesthesia Considerations and Implications -- Dental Injury: Anatomy, Pathogenesis, and Anesthesia Considerations and Implications -- Complications of General Anesthesia -- Pain Management -- Regional Anesthesia/ Monitored Anesthesia Care -- Massive Perioperative Hemorrhage: Considerations in Clinical Management -- Cardiovascular System Damaging Events -- Airway and Respiratory System Damaging Events -- Burns in the Operating Room -- Eye Injury -- Severe Peripheral Nerve Injury -- Catastrophic Perioperative Complications and Management in the Trauma Patient -- Obstetrics -- Catastrophic Complications in Pediatric Anesthesiology -- Ambulatory and Office Based Surgery -- Remote Locations -- Equipment Problems -- Perioperative Medication Errors -- Physiologic Monitoring: Technological Advances Improving Patient Safety -- Quality of Care in Perioperative Medicine -- Professional Liability -- Medical Malpractice -- Closed Claims Project Overview -- Peer Review in Perioperative Medicine -- Perioperative Complications Chapter: Shared Decision Making and Informed Consent.
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Critical Care for Potential Liver Transplant Candidates

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Dmitri Bezinover, Fuat Saner, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This book focuses on patients with end-stage-liver disease (ESLD) who could possibly qualify for liver transplant. This patient cohort raises many problems: who should be treated and also, when is it too late for transplant? The authors are all dedicated experts in the field of ESLD/liver transplantation, but from different disciplines with different views of the problem. In the past 15 years many things have changed in the treatment for these patients: cardiac assessment, treatment of porto-pu…
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Bezinover, Dmitri
Saner, Fuat
Responsibility
Dmitri Bezinover, Fuat Saner, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 238 p.) : 26 illus., 19 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319929347
9783319929330 (Print ed.)
9783319929354 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Liver Failure - therapy
Liver Transplantation
Transplant Recipients
Specialty
Critical Care
Gastroenterology
Transplantation
Abstract
This book focuses on patients with end-stage-liver disease (ESLD) who could possibly qualify for liver transplant. This patient cohort raises many problems: who should be treated and also, when is it too late for transplant? The authors are all dedicated experts in the field of ESLD/liver transplantation, but from different disciplines with different views of the problem. In the past 15 years many things have changed in the treatment for these patients: cardiac assessment, treatment of porto-pulmonary hypertension, hemodynamics, coagulation assessment and management, diagnosis of kidney failure, and the timing of dialysis. These issues are comprehensively discussed in this book, in order to provide physicians starting in the field of transplantation an overview of different areas of concern. This book is aimed at specialists and trainees in critical care, hepatology, anesthesia, surgery, and nephrology.
Contents
1. Cardiac Evaluation and Management -- 2. Pulmonary Evaluation of Liver Transplant Candidates -- 3. Critical Care for Potential Liver Transplant Candidates: Ventilation -- 4 Hemodynamic Changes and Modulation in Inpatients with Acute and Chronic Liver Failure -- 5. Management of Hyponatremia in End-Stage Liver Disease -- 6. Sepsis and Septic Shock in Cirrhotic Patients -- 7. The Hemostatic System in Patients with Cirrhosis, Monitoring of Coagulation and Management of Bleeding -- 8. Management of Thrombosis in the Liver Transplant Candidate -- 9. Acute Kidney Injury and Hepatorenal Syndrome -- 10. Management of Upper GI Bleeding in Cirrhotic Patients -- 11. Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure -- 12. Critical Care of the Acute Liver Failure Patient -- 13. Liver Assist Systems for Bridging to Transplantation: Devices and Concepts.
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Hemocoagulative Problems in the Critically Ill Patient

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Giorgio Berlot, editor. --Milan: Springer , c2012.
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Since the very beginning of critical care medicine, much attention has been paid to the risk of bleeding, but only recently the risk of thrombosis has been recognized in critical patients; in fact, current laboratory investigationsáaimed to monitor blood coagulation are more focused on the assessment of the hemorrhagic than of the thrombotic risk. Since mid-90s, many studies have detected powerful pro-thrombotic actions of endogenous mediators in sepsis and other inflammatory conditions, includ…
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Berlot, Giorgio
Responsibility
Giorgio Berlot, editor
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 238 p. : 13 ill., 7 ill. in color)
ISBN
9788847024489
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Coagulation Disorders
Critical Illness
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Surgery
Abstract
Since the very beginning of critical care medicine, much attention has been paid to the risk of bleeding, but only recently the risk of thrombosis has been recognized in critical patients; in fact, current laboratory investigationsáaimed to monitor blood coagulation are more focused on the assessment of the hemorrhagic than of the thrombotic risk. Since mid-90s, many studies have detected powerful pro-thrombotic actions of endogenous mediators in sepsis and other inflammatory conditions, including trauma and postoperative status. Unfortunately, the related complication are both hard to detect and extremely harmful. The volume provides a full coverage of the hemocoagulative problems in anesthesia and intensive care, taking into consideration the physiology and monitoring of hemostasis, its relation with sepsis, and the specific aspects of the various critical conditions - from trauma to burns, to heart and transplant surgery or acute renal failure
Contents
Physiology of Hemostasis -- Monitoring of Hemostasis -- Anticoagulation therapy in ICU patients -- Inborn Prothrombotic States -- Inborn Defects of the Coagulative System -- Inflammation and Coagulation -- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation -- Coagulative Disturbancies in Trauma -- Hypothermia and Coagulative Disorders -- Hemostasis in Pregnancy and in Obstetric Surgery -- Hemostasis During Heart Surgery -- Hemocoagulative Aspects of Solid Organ Transplantation -- Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome -- Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome -- Coagulative Disorders after Central Nervous System Injury.
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Intensive Care of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

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Eduardo da Cruz, Duncan Macrae, Gary Webb, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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Dedicated to the critical management of acutely ill adults with congenital heart disease, this comprehensive book discusses the many challenges faced in the management of these patients, who require intensive inter- and trans-disciplinary care. It provides the first universal review of the practical management of patients with these complex conditions, who survive into adulthood with congenital cardiac malformations and are often affected by other morbidities. For this reason, it reflects a con…
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da Cruz, Eduardo
Macrae, Duncan
Webb, Gary
Responsibility
Eduardo da Cruz, Duncan Macrae, Gary Webb, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 571 p.) : 79 illus., 47 illus. in color
Series
Congenital Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults
Series Title
Congenital heart disease in adolescents and adults
ISBN
9783319941714
9783319941707 (Print ed.)
9783319941721 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2364-6659
Subjects (MeSH)
Comorbidity
Critical Care - methods
Heart Defects, Congenital - surgery
Specialty
Cardiology
Critical Care
Abstract
Dedicated to the critical management of acutely ill adults with congenital heart disease, this comprehensive book discusses the many challenges faced in the management of these patients, who require intensive inter- and trans-disciplinary care. It provides the first universal review of the practical management of patients with these complex conditions, who survive into adulthood with congenital cardiac malformations and are often affected by other morbidities. For this reason, it reflects a consistent interaction and collaboration between several disciplines: pediatric and adult cardiology, cardiac surgery, pediatric and adult cardiac intensive care, anesthesia, intensive care nursing, nutrition, psychology and many other specialties. It offers concise and pragmatic recommendations, and provides basic and advanced concepts that allow caregivers to anticipate, prevent and effectively treat such pathologies. The book also includes chapters focusing on cardiac-database and risk-factor assessment, organizational and operational topics, advanced mechanical circulatory assistance and pharmacology. Whilst bringing together top international experts who are leading reference programs around the globe, this book is an indispensable teaching tool for clinicians and caregivers involved in the management of critically ill adults with congenital heart disease.
Contents
I. General aspects -- 1. The ideal Intensive Care Unit for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease -- 2. A macroscopic overview of the critically-ill Adult with Congenital Heart Disease -- 3. Nomenclature, classification and risk Score Assessment of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease -- 4. Overview of cardiac surgical challenges in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease -- 5. Pharmacological considerations in the acute care of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease -- 6. Preparing Adults with Congenital Heart Disease for surgery or interventions -- 7. General intensive care monitoring and management -- 8. Cardiovascular anesthesia of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease -- 9. Sedation and analgesia of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease -- II. Advanced management of the critically-ill Adult with Congenital Heart Disease -- 10. Cardio-pulmonary interactions in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease -- 11. Critical Care Management of the Adult with Tetralogy of Fallot -- 12. Critical Care Management of the Adult with Aortic Coarctation -- 13. Critical Care Management of the Adult with Univentricular heart -- 14. Critical Care Management of the ACHD patient with Aortopathies -- 15. Critical Care Management of the ACHD patient with Heart failure -- 16. Critical Care Management of the Adult with Eisenmenger Syndrome and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension -- 17. Critical Care Management of the ACHD patient with Arrhythmias and conduction disorders -- 18. Critical Care Management of the ACHD patient with Endocarditis -- 19. The critically-ill pregnant ACHD patient -- III Specific Management Topics -- 20. Advanced Cardiac support in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease -- 21. Transplant evaluation and acute Post-Transplant care of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease -- 22. Management of extra-cardiac complications of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease -- 23. Impact of non-cardiac co-morbidities in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease -- 24. Critical care nursing of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease -- 25. Nutrition of the critically-ill Adult with Congenital Heart Disease and nutritional rehabilitation -- 26. Cardiac rehabilitation -- 27. Neuro-psychological rehabilitation and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in ACHD patients -- 28. Transitioning the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease patient from the intensive care to the ward -- 29. Modern Anticoagulation options for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease -- 30. ACHD Advanced Directives & discontinuation of life in the critical care environment -- Tables: normal values, algorithms (Appendix).
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Operative Techniques and Recent Advances in Acute Care and Emergency Surgery

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Paolo Aseni, Luciano De Carlis, Alessandro Mazzola, Antonino M. Grande, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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The aim of this book is to identify and shed new light on the main surgical practices involved in acute care and trauma surgery. Adopting an evidence-based approach, a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and intensivists illustrate basic and advanced operative techniques, accompanied by a comprehensive and updated reference collection. Emerging surgical procedures in Acute Care Surgery are also explored step by step with the help of ample illustrations. Further, the book offers an overview of tr…
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Aseni, Paolo
De Carlis, Luciano
Mazzola, Alessandro
Grande, Antonino M.
Responsibility
Paolo Aseni, Luciano De Carlis, Alessandro Mazzola, Antonino M. Grande, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 800 p.) : 541 illus., 364 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319951140
9783319951133 (Print ed.)
9783319951157 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Advanced Trauma Life Support Care
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Specialty
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
The aim of this book is to identify and shed new light on the main surgical practices involved in acute care and trauma surgery. Adopting an evidence-based approach, a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and intensivists illustrate basic and advanced operative techniques, accompanied by a comprehensive and updated reference collection. Emerging surgical procedures in Acute Care Surgery are also explored step by step with the help of ample illustrations. Further, the book offers an overview of treatment options for acute organ failure, with a focus on peculiar clinical situations that call for special treatment, including: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), circulatory support and urgent liver transplantation. In order to identify the key determinants in decision-making and therapeutic support that can help avoid critical errors, authors not only define and discuss specific surgical techniques, but also present major issues and controversies related to it. In essence, the book can be considered a “What to do guide” that offers easy access to both basic and advanced lifesaving surgical procedures, due in part to text boxes highlighting “Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls” as well as advice on “Complications Management”. Many chapters are enriched by providing clinical case scenarios, an important educational resource including self–assessment questionnaires.
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Textbook of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care : volume II, Neurocritical Care

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Hemanshu Prabhakar, Zulfiqar Ali, editors. --Singapore: Springer , 2019.
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This two-volume book offers a comprehensive guide to anesthetic management and critical care management in neurosurgical and neurological patients. This second volume focuses on neurocritical care. The book begins with basic information on the principles of neurocritical care. Management of various neurological problems such as myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, epilepsy, stroke and many more are discussed in detail. Subsequent sections address nursing care, physiotherapy and psycholog…
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Prabhakar, Hemanshu
Ali, Zulfiqar
Responsibility
Hemanshu Prabhakar, Zulfiqar Ali, editors
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 461 p.) : 254 illus., 209 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811333903
9789811333897 (Print ed.)
9789811333910 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - methods
Critical Care - methods
Nervous System Diseases - surgery
Neurosurgical Procedures
Postoperative Complications - prevention & control
Specialty
Anesthesiology
Critical Care
Neurosurgery
Abstract
This two-volume book offers a comprehensive guide to anesthetic management and critical care management in neurosurgical and neurological patients. This second volume focuses on neurocritical care. The book begins with basic information on the principles of neurocritical care. Management of various neurological problems such as myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, epilepsy, stroke and many more are discussed in detail. Subsequent sections address nursing care, physiotherapy and psychological care, issues related to brain death and organ donation, and common complications observed in neurological patients during their ICS stays. Each complication is discussed in detail, guiding readers in their clinical practice. In turn, the book’s closing chapters cover e.g. the role of hypothermia and evidence-based practice. The book offers a valuable resource for all residents, fellows and trainees in the fields of neurointensive care and critical care; it will also benefit intensivists and neurocritical care experts. .
Contents
Part I. Fundamentals of Neurocritical Care -- 1. General Principles of Neurocritical Care -- 2. Fluid Management in Neurointensive Care -- Part II. Intensive Care Management -- 3. Myasthenia Gravis in the ICU -- 4. Critical Care Management of Guillain-Barré Syndrome -- 5. Intensive Care Management of the Neuromuscular Patient -- 6. Neuromuscular Weakness in the ICU -- 7. Intensive Care Management of Status Epilepticus -- 8. Intensive Care Management of Stroke -- 9. Intensive Care Management of Meningitis and Encephalitis -- 10. Critical Care Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- 11. Intensive Care Management of Head-Injured Patient -- 12. Intensive Care Management of Traumatic Spine Injury -- Part III. Neuromonitoring -- 13. Multimodal Monitoring in the Neurocritical Care Unit -- Part IV. Systemic Care -- 14. Respiratory Care of Neurologic Patient -- 15. Endocrine Management in the Neurosurgical Patient -- 16. Hematological Management of Neurocritical Care Patients -- Part V. Supportive Care -- 17. Nutrition and the Neurologic Patient -- 18. Nursing Care in the Neurointensive Care Unit -- 19. Physiotherapeutic Management of Critically Ill Neurological Patients -- 20. Palliative Care in Neurological Diseases -- Part VI. Pain Management -- 21. Sedation in the Critical Care Unit -- 22. Pain in the Neurocritical Care Unit -- Part VII. Ethical Considerations -- 23. Brain Stem Death -- 24. Organ Donation in Critical Care -- Part VIII. Near Misses in Intensive Care -- 25. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia -- 26. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome -- 27. Deep Venous Thrombosis and Venous Thromboembolism Prevention in the Neurocritical Care Unit -- 28. Fever in the Neuro-ICU -- 29. Sepsis -- 30. Cerebral Resuscitation After Cardiac Arrest -- Part IX. Recent Advances -- 31. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Neurologic Diseases -- 32. Research in Neuroscience -- 33. Evidence-Based Practice of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care.
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