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Sequential Pneumatic Compression in the Arm in Neurocritical Patients With a Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter: A Randomized Trial
By Alejandro A. Rabinstein, Jodi D. Hellickson, Thanila A. Macedo, Bradley D. Lewis, Jay Mandrekar and Robert D. McBanell
As featured in Neurocritical Care Journal

Peripherally inserted central venous catheters are used for parenteral access in critically ill hospitalized patients, but they increase the incidence of upper extremity deep venous thrombosis.
Cambodia
Reflections on Teaching Emergency Neurological Life Support Course at Two Major Hospitals in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
By Ariana Barkley, MD; Jonathan Medina-Beckwith DNP, ARNP, NP-C; Abhijit Lele, MBBS, MD, MS, FNCS
As featured in Currents

Neurocritical care educational initiatives for staff at two hospitals in Phnom Penh, Cambodia emerged as a capacity development initiative.  ...
Iraq
Neurocritical Care in Erbil, Iraq
By Bnar Shawki, MD, MBChB, F.I.C.M.S, FIPP, Head of Anesthesia Department in RozhHalat Emergency Hospital, Erbil, Iraq; Firas Abdulmajeed, MBChB, Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
As featured in Currents

Currently critically ill patients in Iraq, including the neurologically injured, are admitted to general Intensive Care Units.  .....
Xa
Reversal of Factor Xa Inhibitors: Prothrombin Complex Concentrates or Andexanet?
By Danielle Marut, PharmD, Jessica Traeger, PharmD, BCCCP
As featured in Currents

The use of oral factor Xa inhibitors, including rivaroxaban and apixaban, has increased over the last several years. ....
ICP
Tech Corner: Continuous Simultaneous Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Cerebral Spinal Fluid Drainage
By Sydney Moseley, MD, Hussein Alshammari, MD, Scott Woolf, DO, Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD
As featured in Currents
Many neurological insults require close monitoring of intracranial pressure and simultaneous drainage. ....