Introduction

The prevention of secondary insults to the central nervous system and close monitoring of neurological function are mainstays in the treatment of patients requiring neurosurgical care. The neurosurgical intensive care unit provides a setting for an integrated approach to the care of these patients and an organizational framework for delivery of this care. It represents the continuum of care applied to monitoring and treatment modalities instituted prior to or during surgery, which is essential for optimal recovery. Early treatment of complications may reduce morbidity from secondary insults; the intensive care unit should provide conditions for the rapid recognition and management of such complications. This chapter will discuss the theory and practice of intensive care management of the neurosurgical patient, with reference to general principles and specific neurological conditions.

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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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