Neurointensive Care - Capability Levels and Curriculum Reference for Stages 1-3
Last modified on March 30th, 2022
15.9.2 (B) delivers safe peri-operative anaesthetic care to adults for emergency intracranial surgery, CSF diversions, spinal surgery an endovasvular thrombectomy.
HiLLO 12: Doctors specialising in Intensive Care Medicine understand the special needs of, and are competent to manage patients with neurological diseases, both medical and those requiring surgery, which will include the management of raised intracranial pressure, central nervous system infections and neuromuscular disorders.
Surgical decompression for space-occupying cerebral infarction (the Hemicraniectomy After Middle Cerebral Artery infarction with Life-threatening Edema Trial [HAMLET]): a multicentre, open, randomised trial
Red flag for diagnosing death with neurological criteria following decompression
Adults under the age of 60 with middle cerebral artery infarction admitted to intensive must have access to a decompressive craniectomy service at a specialist neurosciences centre.
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