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The Postoperative Cardiac Patient 

The Postoperative Cardiac Patient
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The Postoperative Cardiac Patient
Author(s):

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190251093.003.0004
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date: 23 October 2019

Acute calls to the neurologist to see a patient after a major cardiovascular procedure often relate to new-onset seizure, failure to awaken after several days of weaning from sedatives and analgesics, or concern about peripheral nerve injury. The evaluation and management of these complications are discussed.

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