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Taking a Closer Look into Neurocritical Care Mechanical Ventilation During the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Use of Anesthesia Machines in the Neuro ICU
By Shaun Golden, MSN, RN; and Sarah Beth Thomas, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN 

As featured in Currents
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 global pandemic, ventilators have been at the forefront of public discourse.
Intra-Arterial
Intra-Arterial Selective Cooling in Acute Systemic Stroke
By Francisco Gomez, MD; Ivo Bach, MD; and Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD 
As featured in Currents
Thrombectomy and thrombolysis have proven effective in the treatment of stroke; however, strides remain to be made to promote tisular reperfusion itself ...
SouthKorea
Neurointensivists! Let's Step into the Frontline of Coronavirus Battle Field
By Jeong-Ho Hong, MD, PhD
As featured in Currents

Recently, I was working as a neurointensivist at one of the hub-hospitals treating COVID-19 patients and one of tertiary hospitals in Daegu, South Korea ...
Anaconda
AnaConDa: Anesthetic Gases in the NICU Are No Laughing Matter!
By Francisco Gomez, MD; Alyssa Polliti; and Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD
As featured in Currents

Volatile anesthetics may be a useful tool for sedation in the ICU given rapidity of onset and elimination, limited metabolism, cardioprotective and bronchodilatory effects ...
No-Mortality
NEWS: No Mortality Benefit with a Strategy of Nonsedation in Mechanically Ventilated Patients
Reviewed by Sanjeev Sivakumar, MD
As featured in Currents
This was a multi-center randomized clinical trial to investigate whether no sedation, compared with light sedation with daily interruption, would result in better survival among patients requiring mechanical ventilation ...