Neurocritical Care Outcomes, Research, and Technology: A Review

Katharina Maria Busl*, Thomas P Bleck, Panayiotis N. Varelas

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Abstract

Importance: Neurocritical care has grown into an organized specialty that may have consequences for patient care, outcomes, research, and neurointensive care (neuroICU) technology. Observations: Neurocritical care improves care and outcomes of the patients who are neurocritically ill, and neuroICUs positively affect the financial state of health care systems. The development of neurocritical care as a recognized subspecialty has fostered multidisciplinary research, neuromonitoring, and neurocritical care information technology, with advances and innovations in practice and progress. Conclusions and Relevance: Neurocritical care has become an important part of health systems and an established subspecialty of neurology. Understanding its structure, scope of practice, consequences for care, and research are important..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)612-618
Number of pages7
JournalJAMA Neurology
Volume76
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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