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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE S2 ( June (Supplement-2), 2019 ) > List of Articles


Ten Papers that Changed My Practice in Neuro-critical Care

Keywords : Acute ischemic stroke, Anti epileptic drugs, Intra cerebral Hemorrhage, Neurocritical care, Window period

Citation Information : Ten Papers that Changed My Practice in Neuro-critical Care. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (S2):165-168.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23197

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Neurocritical care is an ever growing specialty with paradigm changes being the norm. Some of the established practices like triple H therapy for SAH and steroids in pyogenic meningitis have seen major changes in published evidence. This article evaluates the evidence published over the last few years which resulted in a change in the authors approach to and practice of neuro intensive care.

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