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Advanced hemodynamic monitoring: principles and practice in neurocritical care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21678100     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Advanced hemodynamic monitoring is necessary for many patients with acute brain and/or spinal cord injury. Optimizing cerebral and systemic physiology requires multi-organ system function monitoring. Hemodynamic manipulations are cardinal among interventions to regulate cerebral perfusion pressure and cerebral blood flow. The pulmonary artery catheter is not any more the sole tool available; less invasive and potentially more accurate methodologies have been developed and employed in the operating room and among diverse critically ill populations. These include transpulmonary thermodilution, arterial pressure pulse contour, and waveform analysis and bedside critical care ultrasound. A thorough understanding of hemodynamics and of the available monitoring modalities is an essential skill for the neurointensivist.
Authors:
Christos Lazaridis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurocritical care     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1556-0961     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurocrit Care     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-24     Completed Date:  2012-04-09     Revised Date:  2012-07-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101156086     Medline TA:  Neurocrit Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit, Department of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA. lazaridi@musc.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Injuries / physiopathology*,  therapy*
Critical Care / methods*
Hemodynamics / physiology*
Humans
Monitoring, Physiologic / methods*
Practice Guidelines as Topic / standards*
Spinal Cord Injuries / physiopathology*,  therapy*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Neurocrit Care. 2012 Jun;16(3):485; author reply 486-7   [PMID:  22434547 ]

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