Umair Hamid MD
Neurology Resident at University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Cardiac Dysfunctions in Neurocritical Care
A variety of brain disorders affect cardiac function, causing increased mortality as well as short- and long-term complications
Inflammatory disorder in which injury to spinal cord results in rapid onset of neurological symptoms such as weakness, sensory loss and autonomic dysfunction.
Hemiplegic migraine is a rare form of migraine with aura. Hemiplegia in hemiplegic migraine is an aura symptom i.e. patients experience unilateral weakness in addition to the migraine headache attack
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is also referred to as pseudotumor cerebri. Elevated intracranial pressure with unknown pathogenesis. Syndrome of intracranial hypertension without structural brain or CSF abnormalities and without identifiable cause.
Status Epilepticus - Management, Prognosis, and EEG utilization
Status epilepticus (SE) is defined as ≥5 minutes of continuous clinical and/or electrographic seizure activity or recurrent seizure activity without recovery (returning to baseline) between seizures
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) is a life-threatening neurological disorder requiring emergent care. It is associated with the use of antipsychotic agents also called neuroleptics. The incidence rate for NMS in patients taking antipsychotics is 0.02 to 3%