Neurocritical Care

  • Kosaku Kinoshita

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Akira Utagawa
    Pages 45-62
  3. Kunihiro Shirai
    Pages 71-78
  4. Ryuta Nakae, Shoji Yokobori, Hiroyuki Yokota
    Pages 89-109
  5. Hitoshi Kobata
    Pages 111-128
  6. Takayuki Ebihara
    Pages 129-144
  7. Masao Nagayama, Sunghoon Yang
    Pages 145-164
  8. Yasuhiro Kuroda
    Pages 165-173
  9. Takashi Araki
    Pages 195-211
  10. Toru Hifumi, Shigeaki Inoue
    Pages 213-219

About this book


This book discusses the factors that affect outcomes in patients requiring various types of neurocritical care. 

Neurocritical care was originally developed to manage patients with traumatic brain injury or stroke. Today, neurocritical care involves patients with a wide variety conditions, including not only brain injury, cerebrovascular disease and brain tumors but also post cardiac arrest syndrome, metabolic disorders, sepsis-related encephalopathy, degenerative diseases, and electrolyte abnormalities. Recently, there has been a focus on improving the outcomes and patients’ quality of life.
Covering the latest topics in the field, and written by specialists such as neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists and neurologists, the book provides an update on therapeutic / management strategies for disorders requiring neurocritical care for emergency physicians, intensivists and critical care physicians.


Neurological outcomes Sepsis Perioperative management Traumatic brain injury Stroke Fever control

Editors and affiliations

  • Kosaku Kinoshita
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Acute MedicineNihon University School of Medicine TokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-7271-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-7272-8
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