Neurological Emergencies

A Practical Approach

  • Alejandro A. Rabinstein

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Alejandro A. Rabinstein
    Pages 1-13
  3. Michael D. Morris, Kent A. Owusu, Carolina B. Maciel
    Pages 15-47
  4. Deena M. Nasr, Sherri A. Braksick
    Pages 49-66
  5. Kiersten L. Gurley, Jonathan A. Edlow
    Pages 67-84
  6. Devon A. Cohen, John J. Chen
    Pages 85-105
  7. Michael W. Ruff, Alyx B. Porter
    Pages 107-119
  8. Micah D. Yost, Michel Toledano
    Pages 121-149
  9. Katherine Schwartz, Christopher L. Kramer
    Pages 151-170
  10. Maximiliano A. Hawkes, Alejandro A. Rabinstein
    Pages 171-188
  11. Catherine Arnold Fiebelkorn, Sherri A. Braksick
    Pages 189-207
  12. David P. Lerner, Anil Ramineni, Joseph D. Burns
    Pages 209-229
  13. Sudhir Datar
    Pages 231-244
  14. Daniel Agustin Godoy, Ahsan Ali Khan, Andres M. Rubiano
    Pages 245-270
  15. Alejandro A. Rabinstein
    Pages 271-280
  16. Kaitlyn Barkley, Christopher P. Robinson
    Pages 281-300
  17. Sherri A. Braksick, Deena M. Nasr
    Pages 301-318
  18. Shyamal C. Bir, Eduardo Gonzalez-Toledo, Alireza Minagar
    Pages 319-334
  19. Julieta E. Arena
    Pages 335-344
  20. Jeffrey Brent Peel, Lauren K. Ng
    Pages 345-355
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 377-390

About this book


This comprehensive and up-to-date book covers the common emergencies in neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. Chapters examine a variety of neurological emergencies, and offer pragmatic approaches to treatment and management. High-quality tables, figures, and algorithms supplement expertly written text, and provide readers with clear, rapid answers in an easily accessible format. Additionally, the book includes discussions on less common conditions, and incorporates specific methods for treating specific populations, such as pregnant women and transplant patients. 

Neurological Emergencies: A Practical Approach is a go-to reference for all medical professions working in emergency treatment settings, and will increase their ability to better care for patients with acute neurological diseases.


Neurologic emergency Neurosurgical emergency Psychiatric emergency Stroke Trauma Coma Seizures Neuro-oncologic emergency Traumatic brain injury Movement Disorder emergency Sleep disorder emergency

Editors and affiliations

  • Alejandro A. Rabinstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Mayo Clinic, Neuroscience ICURochesterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-28071-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-28072-7
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