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Primary External Ventricular Drainage Catheter Versus Intraparenchymal ICP Monitoring: Outcome Analysis
By James William Bales, Robert H. Bonow, Robert T. Buckley, Jason Barber, Nancy Temkin, Randall M. Chestnut
As featured in Neurocritical Care Journal

To evaluate whether there exists a difference in patient outcomes with the use of EVD versus IPM in severe TBI patients, we conducted a retrospective cohort study using data from the Citicoline Brain Injury Treatment trial.
For additional commentary on this article, please review "Intracranial Pressure Monitoring in Traumatic Brain Injury: Start Ventricular or Parenchymal?"
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Stories of Hope: Steve
By Jeb Rodgers, MD, Resident Physician, University of Missouri Department of Emergency Medicine ;  Niraj Arora, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, University of Missouri Department of Neurology; and Section Editor Michael Reznik, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Brown University, Alpert Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital
As featured in Currents

Steve Maddox is a man with many titles. Now, he’s earned himself one more: bona fide stroke survivor.  ...
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NCS Advanced Providers Section: Update on Key Developments
By Kelly A. Rath ACNP; Section Chair: Megan Brissie, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CEN; Section Co-Chair: Liz Fox, MSN, ACNS, AG-ACNP, FAHA
As featured in Currents

The NCS Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Section is pleased to announce the release of two APP educational products. .....
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Role of the Neurocritical Care Consultant in Perioperative Care of Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients – Neuromonitoring and Clinical Cases
By Jonathan Gomez (left), Aarti Sarwal, John Bennett, Chandrika Garner, Adrian Lata, Charles Tegeler IV
As featured in Currents

We present two descriptive cases for neuromonitoring with TCD in CABG. ....
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The 1st Regional Meeting: What Happened in Dubai
By Yasser B. Abulhasan, MBChB, FRCPC, Chairman, Neurocritical Care-MENA Chapter of IPACCMS
As featured in Currents
It was a pleasure organizing the First Neurocritical Care Regional Meeting in the Middle East/Africa in conjunction with the 15th edition of the Emirates Critical Care Conference (ECCC). ....