Research Priorities in Neurocritical Care
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This summary of the last session of the First Neurocritical Care Research Conference reviews the discussions about research priorities in neurocritical care. The first presentation reviewed current projects funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health and potential models to follow including an independent Neurocritical Care Network or the creation of such a network with the goal of collaborating with already existing ones. Experienced neurointensivists then presented their views on the most common and important research questions that need to be answered and investigated in the field. Finally, utility of clinical registries was discussed emphasizing their importance as hypothesis generators. During the group discussion, interests in comparative effectiveness research, the use of physiological endpoints from monitoring and alternate trial design were expressed.
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- 1. Departments of Neurology, Anesthesiology-Critical Care Medicine and Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Meyer 8-140, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
- 2. Departments of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgery, Medicine, and Anesthesiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
- 3. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
- 4. Department of Neurological Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
- 5. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
- 6. Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
- 7. Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
- 8. Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA