December 2018, Volume 24, Issue 6
BROWSE ISSUE

December 2018, Vol.24, No.6

Editor-in-Chief:

STEVEN L. LEWIS, MD, FAAN

ISSN: 1080-2371

Online ISSN: 1538-6899

REVIEW ARTICLES
Cerebral Edema and Elevated Intracranial Pressure
Koenig, Matthew A.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1588-1602
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000665
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Ziai, Wendy C.; Carhuapoma, J. Ricardo
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1603-1622
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000672
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Muehlschlegel, Susanne
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1623-1657
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000679
Management of Stroke in the Neurocritical Care Unit
Venkatasubba Rao, Chethan P.; Suarez, Jose I.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1658-1682
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000670
Status Epilepticus, Refractory Status Epilepticus, and Super-refractory Status Epilepticus
Nelson, Sarah E.; Varelas, Panayiotis N.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1683-1707
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000668
Coma and Brain Death
Rabinstein, Alejandro A.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1708-1731
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000666
Management of Comatose Survivors of Cardiac Arrest
Seder, David B.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1732-1752
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000669
Critical Care of Neuromuscular Disorders
Greene-Chandos, Diana; Torbey, Michel
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1753-1775
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000682
Multimodality Monitoring in the Neurocritical Care Unit
Lara, Lucia Rivera; Püttgen, Hans Adrian
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - p 1776-1788
doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000671
Editor's Preface
Articles
Key Points
Abbreviations
Appendix
Issue Overview

List of Abbreviations

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology December 2018 - Volume 24 - Issue 6 - [no page #] doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000550312.43347.ea

Neurocritical Care

99MTc Technetium 99m

AAN American Academy of Neurology

ABC Airway, breathing, and circulation

AChR Acetylcholine receptor

ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone

AED Antiepileptic drug

AHA American Heart Association

AIDP Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

AMAN Acute motor axonal neuropathy

AMPA α-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methylisoxazole-4 propionic acid

AMSAN Acute motor-sensory axonal neuropathy

ASPECTS Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Score

ATP Adenosine triphosphate

BiPAP Bilevel positive airway pressure

BMI Body mass index

CK Creatine kinase

CMAP Compound muscle action potential

CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CNS Central nervous system

CPP Cerebral perfusion pressure

CPT Current Procedural Terminology

CSF Cerebrospinal fluid

CT Computed tomography

CTA Computed tomography angiography

CTP Computed tomography perfusion

DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid

DSA Digital subtraction angiography

DWI Diffusion-weighted imaging

ECD Ethyl cysteinate dimer

ECG Electrocardiogram

ECMO Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

EEG Electroencephalogram; electroencephalography

EMG Electromyography

EMSE Epidemiology-based Mortality Score in Status Epilepticus

ENLS Emergency neurologic life support

EVD External ventricular drain

FDA US Food and Drug Administration

FDG Fludeoxyglucose

FDG-PET Fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

FFP Fresh frozen plasma

FLAIR Fluid-attenuated inversion recovery

fMRI Functional magnetic resonance imaging

FOUR Full Outline of UnResponsiveness [score]

FRESH Functional Recovery Expected After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

FUNC Functional Outcome in Patients With Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage

GABA γ-Aminobutyric acid

GBS Guillain-Barré syndrome

GCS Glasgow Coma Scale

GRE Gradient recalled echo

HHT Hypertensive and mild hypervolemic therapy

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HMPAO Hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime

ICAT Intensive Care After Thrombolysis

ICH Intracerebral hemorrhage

ICP Intracranial pressure

ICU Intensive care unit

IM Intramuscular

INR International normalized ratio

IV Intravenous

IVH Intraventricular hemorrhage

IVIg Intravenous immunoglobulin

LEMS Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome

LRP4 Lipoprotein receptor–related protein 4

MAP Mean arterial pressure

MicroRNA Microribonucleic acid

MRA Magnetic resonance angiography

MRC Medical Research Council

MRI Magnetic resonance imaging

mRS Modified Rankin Scale

MRV Magnetic resonance venography

MUAP Motor unit action potential

MuSK Muscle-specific tyrosine kinase

NIH National Institutes of Health

NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale

NMDA N-methyl-D-aspartate

NORSE New-onset refractory status epilepticus

PbtO2 Brain tissue oxygen tension

PET Positron emission tomography

PRES Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

PTT Partial thromboplastin time

RCVS Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome

rTMS Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation

rtPA Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator

SAH Subarachnoid hemorrhage

SAPS II Simplified Acute Physiology Score II

SIADH Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone

SIRS Systemic inflammatory response syndrome

SNAP Sensory serve action potential

SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment [score]

SPECT Single-photon emission computed tomography

STESS Status Epilepticus Severity Score

SWI Susceptibility-weighted imaging

TBI Traumatic brain injury

TCD Transcranial Doppler

TICI Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction

TSH Thyroid-stimulating hormone

VGCC Voltage-gated calcium channel

WFNSS World Federation of Neurological Surgeons Scale

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