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Neurology 

Neurology
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Neurology
Author(s):

David Currow

and Katherine Clark

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198567226.003.0008
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date: 22 February 2020

Cord compromise 204

Delirium: acute confusional states 208

Seizures 212

Meningitis 216

Intracranial bleeding 220

Raised intracranial pressure 224

Spinal cord compression is a medical emergency.

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