Catastrophic Neurologic Disorders in the Emergency by Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

By Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

Книга Catastrophic Neurologic issues within the Emergency division Catastrophic Neurologic problems within the Emergency DepartmentКниги English литература Автор: Eelco F.M. Wijdicks Год издания: 2004 Формат: pdf Издат.:Oxford college Press Страниц: 344 Размер: 31,3 ISBN: 0195168801 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Review". . . Wijdicks bargains an engaging and extremely functional perception of neurology within the emergency room . . . a great resource of notion for educating. all of the medical professionals (from scholars to specialists) who've to stroll via an emergency division must have this ebook on their bookshelves." --Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and PsychiatryProduct DescriptionMayo hospital collage of medication, Rochester, MN. presents new specialize in the review of providing signs and highlights 'red flags' surroundings priorities and path of wanted medical technique. a variety of neurologic issues are mentioned intimately. features a new bankruptcy on forensic neurology. prior variation: c2000. DNLM: apprehensive process Diseases--diagnosis.

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Parkinsonism can be part spasm may impair swallowing. A tracheostomy of neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and fever, was needed in more than a third of patients, dysautonomia, and elevation of serum creatine and rhabdomyolysis from persistent spasm did occur. 3. Drug-Induced Chorea Acute movement disorders could point to a structural lesion and justify an MRI scan. Paroxysmal dyskinesias, whether dystonia, chorea, or athetosis, could be due to a secondary cause. 1. Akinetic Rigid Crises with Hyperthermia The diagnostic spectra of these mostly poorly understood disorders overlap and include profuse perspiration, fluctuating pulse rate and blood pressure, and hyperthermia due to impaired thermoregulation.

Subtle subarachnoid hemorrhage can be very difficult to detect (Fig. 2). 14–16 However, CSF examination should be deferred until 4 hours have passed, to allow detection of xanthochromia from hemolysed erythrocytes freeing up oxyhemoglobin. CSF examination should include cell count, protein, and CSF pressure before sampling, as well as assessment of xanthochromia (see Color Fig. 1 Critical steps in the evaluation of acute headache. CT, computed tomography; CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; MRI/A, magnetic resonance imaging/ angiography; MRV, magnetic resonance venography.

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