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Acute Care Interventions of Brain Injuries - Neuroscience Critical Care

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 3 hours
Rated 4.7 out of 5.0 based on 2015 reviews

Course Summary

Brain injuries can be devastating and their impact is frequently felt deeply by family and friends as well as the patient. The trauma of a brain injury can continue not just in the initial days and weeks after occurrence but for months and years afterward. The neuroscience critical care team caring for a patient immediately following a traumatic event involving brain injury can have a profound impact on the patient’s outcome and quality of life. This is the second in a series on Neuroscience Critical Care.

Course Format

Homestudy

Course Syllabus

I.            Introduction

II.          Critical Care Strategies In The Neuroscience Unit

1.   Mild, Moderate or Severe Head Injuries

2.   The Glasgow Coma Scale

III.        Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment

1.   Cognitive

2.   Behavioral

3.   Musculoskeletal

4.   Neurologic

5.   General Medical Exam

IV.         Neuromonitoring In Critical Care Management

V.           Summary

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