The First Descriptions of Clinical Signs

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(1) Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA   Abstract This chapter includes 18 clinical signs seen in acute neurologic conditions. The origin of the clinical sign…

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First Descriptions of Clinical Syndromes

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(1) Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA   Abstract This chapter includes 15 clinical syndromes seen in acute neurologic conditions. The origin of the eponyms is…

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First Clinical Studies and Trials

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(1) Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA   Abstract This chapter introduces 12 landmark trials that define the field. These clinical trials involve the first testing…

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First Studies on Outcome

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(1) Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA   Abstract The tools of prognostication in acute neurologic conditions have developed over several decades. This chapter discusses seven…

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First Descriptions of Initial Management

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(1) Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA   Abstract This chapter discusses the evolution of management of critically ill neurologic patients. This chapter discussed six crucial…

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First Studies in Bioethics

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(1) Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA   Abstract This chapter discusses two landmark studies that introduce bioethical questions in the intensive care unit. A historical…

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The First Neurointensive Care Units

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(1) Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA   Abstract This chapter reviews the beginnings of intensive care units and the history of neurosciences intensive care units….

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First and Famous: Criteria and Qualifiers

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(1) Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA   Abstract This chapter explains the selection of research papers that made an impact to the field of neurocritical…

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Alcohol as a drug

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Figure 2.1: Chemical structure of some alcohols. Pharmacology Alcohol is a colourless liquid at room temperature. Relative to water, it has a lower density, freezing point, and boiling point (Table…

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Definitions of drinking problems

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Figure 1.1: Drinking within the population. The areas are not accurate representations of the relative proportions of those exhibiting differing drinking behaviours because this varies among populations. Hazardous drinking Hazardous…

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