Secondary Clinical Assessment

Chapter

Abstract

Repeated neurological examinations should be performed as part of the monitoring of the neurological dysfunction in the neurointensive care unit, taking into consideration the pharmacological treatment of the patient. Deteriorations should be correlated to changes in the supplementary physiological monitoring, and together these observations should guide clinical decisions.

Keywords

Glasgow Coma Scale Brain Death Brainstem Lesion Afferent Limb Unconscious Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Clinic of NeurosurgeryCopenhagen University HospitalCopenhagenDenmark

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