Emergency Neurological Life Support: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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- Edlow, J.A., Samuels, O., Smith, W.S. et al. Neurocrit Care (2012) 17: 47. doi:10.1007/s12028-012-9761-6
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Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a neurological emergency because it may lead to sudden neurological decline and death and, depending on the cause, has treatment options that can return a patient to normal. Because there are interventions that can be life-saving in the first hour of onset, SAH was chosen as an Emergency Neurological Life Support protocol.