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Levetiracetam (Keppra) is an oral and intravenous antiepileptic drug (AED) indicated as adjunctive therapy for partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures, and generalized...


Alteplase (recombinant tissue plasminogen activator, tPA) is a potent intravenous fibrinolytic (“clot buster”) used for everything from acute ischemic strokes and clearing...

Cerebral Autoregulation

Most organ systems have some form of autoregulation to provide a steady supply of blood flow and oxygen to maintain normal physiologic function. This...

Measuring And Interpreting Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Waveforms

Managing elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) is of paramount importance in neurocritical care. Placing bedside ICP monitors are contraindicated if the patient is coagulopathic, has...

Halfway Done With Neuroanesthesia As A CA-3

It's the middle of the month, the Texans got royally owned by the Patriots in the divisional playoff game last night, I submitted my...


I'm a double board certified adult cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.