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  • adj. Describing critical neurological situations

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ critical

Examples

  • When doctors recently removed a breathing tube in her neck, she gave a "pumped-fist response," said Dr. Imoigele Aisiku, Mischer's director of neurocritical care.

    Rep. Giffords's Recovery Is Picking Up Speed

  • "There is no one like her," said Dr Imoigele Aisiku, director of neurocritical care at the TIRR Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston, announcing last week's advances.

    Gabrielle Giffords's astronaut husband prepares for space mission

  • When doctors removed her breathing tube in March, Giffords was so excited that she fist-pumped the air, said Dr. Imoigele Aisiku, director of neurocritical care at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

    Gabrielle Giffords keeps defying odds with recovery

  • Imoigele Aisiku, director of neurocritical care, said Giffords is awake as much as you and I are. . .

    Giffords moves to rehab center, condition upgraded to 'good'

  • The three-term Democratic lawmaker's ability to swallow safely could mean she won't need a tube feeding her much longer, said Dr. Imoigele Aisiku, director of neurocritical care at Memorial Hermann.

    Doctors Begin Plan To Help Rep. Giffords Speak Again

  • "Progesterone is one of the most exciting things we have coming out," said Lori Shutter, director of neurocritical care at the University of Cincinnati Hospital, one of the 17 study sites.

    Brain-Trauma Study Set

  • By the time he arrived there on Wednesday night, he was in a deep coma, needed a ventilator to breathe and had extremely low blood pressure - all signs of a large hemorrhage affecting the brain stem, according to Dr. Axel Rosengart, the director of neurocritical care.

    The Seattle Times

  • The three-term Democratic lawmaker's ability to swallow safely could mean she won't need a tube feeding her much longer, said Dr. Imoigele Aisiku, director of neurocritical care at

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • "Whether or not the site of the bleeding can ultimately be identified doesn't necessarily affect the course of action with the subarachnoid hemorrhage," said Dr. Paul Vespa, director of neurocritical care at the University of California, Los Angeles.

    FOXNews.com

  • Seizures are common following severe brain injury, and minimizing or eliminating them is a primary objective of neurocritical care.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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