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Acute Neurological Care at University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia

By Jacob Manske, MD, and Teresa Lee, MD The University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia, is the largest hospital in the country. With over 1,600 beds, it serves as the main referral hospital and trains many of Zambia’s medical students, residents and nurses. Through a partnership...


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Neurocritical Care in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

By Jensen Ng, MBBS, MMed Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) was founded in 1844 and is the second largest hospital in Singapore with a capacity exceeding 1,500 beds. It is strategically located in Central Singapore, at the intersection of two major highways. The Neuroscience ICU (NICU) of TTSH...


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Regional Meeting in Dubai

By Yasser B. Abulhasan, Chairman, Neurocritical Care-MENA Chapter of IPACCMS, and Hussain N. Al Rahma, President, IPACCMS It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to the first Regional Neurocritical Care Meeting in the Middle East and Africa, which was developed in partnership between the...


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Cleveland Clinic’s Neurocritical Care Is in Abu Dhabi

By Jamil R. Dibu, MD, Section Head, Neurologic Critical Care Unit, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Why is Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi? As a direct expansion of the Cleveland Clinic model of care, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi builds on almost 100 years of excellence at...


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First Regional Neurocritical Care Meeting in Asia

By Sang-Bae Ko, MD, PhD The Korean Neurocritical Care Society (KNCS) held the first regional Asian Chapter Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) Meeting in conjunction with KNCS Winter Symposium on Dec. 14-15, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. The original idea for boosting quality of neurocritical...


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Highlights from the Seventh International Hypothermia and Temperature Management Symposium in Sydney

By Andrew Cheng, MD How do you measure neurological outcome after acute brain injury? What is the optimal dose and duration of targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest? How does this differ in traumatic brain injury? And how can this be best measured and monitored in the neuro-ICU...


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1st Regional Neurocritical Care Meeting in the Middle East and Africa

By Yasser B. Abulhasan, MBChB, FRCPC, Chairman, Neurocritical Care-MENA Chapter of IPACCMS The International Pan Arab Critical Care Medicine Society (IPACCMS) and the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) are partnering to develop the First Regional Neurocritical Care Meeting in the Middle East...


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Current Status of Neurocritical Care in India

By Dheeraj Khurana, MD 1 (left); Kiran Jangra, MD 2 (center); and Gagandeep Singh, MD, DM 3 (right) Department of Neurology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Department of Neuroanesthesia, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research ...


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Emergency Neurological Life Support Courses in Nepal

By Gentle Sunder Shrestha, MD, FACC, EDIC, FCCP, Neurointensivist, Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal Nepal is a landlocked South Asian nation, bordered by China on the north and India in the south, east...


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Japanese Subsession with Simultaneous Translation into English: “From Terrorism to Complementary Medicine”

By Masao Nagayama, MD, PhD, FACP, FAAN, FNCS, Professor, Department of Neurology, International University of Health and Welfare Graduate School of Medicine I am pleased to announce that the Japanese subsession titled “From Terrorism to Complementary Medicine,” will be held at the...