Neurology: PreTest™ Self-Assessment and Review, 8th Edition

SECTION 1. ACUTE INTERVENTIONS

1. Surgery for Cerebral Hemorrhage

2. Reversal of Anticoagulation After Cerebral Hemorrhage

3. Medical Care of Traumatic Brain Injury

4. Fulminant Bacterial Meningitis

5. Sorting Out and Treating Encephalitis

6. Respiratory Support in Acute Neuromuscular Respiratory Failure

7. Endovascular Recanalization in Acute Stroke

8. Decompressive Craniectomy in Acute Stroke

9. Neurological Worsening After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

10. Options in Acute Spinal Cord Compression

11. Choices in Refractory Status Epilepticus

12. Deterioration from Brain Metastasis

13. Hypothermia After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

14. Antidotes for the Intoxicated Patient

15. Failure to Awaken After Surgery

16. Stupor After Brain Surgery

SECTION 2. CALLS, PAGES, AND OTHER ALARMS

17. Acute Delirium

18. Early Hypotension and Fever

19. Acute Pulmonary Edema After Major Trauma

20. Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity

21. Acute Hypertension After Stroke

22. Acute Cardiac Arrhythmia After Acute Brain Injury

23. Autonomic Failure in Guillain-Barr Syndrome

24. Weaning of the Ventilator in Myasthenia Gravis

25. Hyponatremia After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

26. Diabetes Insipidus After Brain Tumor Surgery

27. Drug Interactions

SECTION 3. LONG-TERM SUPPORT, END-OF-LIFE CARE, AND PALLIATION

28. Decisions in Persistent Vegetative State

29. Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Withdrawal of Life Support

30. Pitfalls of Brain Death Determination

31. Approach to Organ Donation