Stage 3 Neuroanaesthesia / Advanced Neurocritical Care
Last modified on March 25th, 2022
13.11.7 Manages the resuscitation, stabilisation and transfer of patients with acute neurological deterioration.
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.
SSM NICU: Can recognise, resuscitate and initiate treatment of the patient with acute neurological injury, having an enhanced understanding of the specific neuropathophysiologies. They will be able to institute advanced pharmacological and physical therapeutic interventions, and continue ongoing diagnostic and disease management strategies, including multi-organ support.
Neurocritical care society guidelines – Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Status Epilepticus
Adult patients with refractory convulsive status epilepticus must be admitted to critical care and have EEG monitoring established; the primary endpoint of treatment being the suppression of epileptic activity on EEG.
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