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World Neurosurgery, ISSN 1878-8750, 11/2019, Volume 131, pp. e474 - e481
To lower external ventricular drain (EVD)-related infection rates, in April 2013, our institution enacted a major protocol change, switching from routine EVD... 
Acinetobacter baumannii | EVD | Ventriculostomy-related infection | External ventricular drain | Meningitis | Cerebrospinal fluid | Ventriculitis | SURGERY | RISK-FACTORS | CLINICAL NEUROLOGY | INTRACRANIAL-PRESSURE MONITORS | COMPLICATIONS | EXCHANGE | Microbiota (Symbiotic organisms) | Health aspects | Analysis
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World Neurosurgery, ISSN 1878-8750, 06/2018, Volume 114, pp. 84 - 89
External ventricular drains (EVDs) are a serious source of morbidity and mortality. Data for interventions proven to reduce risk of infections are lacking.... 
Infection | EVD | Quality improvement | Registry | Ventriculitis | External ventricular drain | SURGERY | CONTROLLED-TRIAL | METAANALYSIS | EFFICACY | RANDOMIZED-TRIAL | CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID | CLINICAL NEUROLOGY | CLINICAL ARTICLE | DOUBLE-BLIND | INFECTION-RATES | EXCHANGE | REDUCE | Medical research | Analysis | Mortality | Quality control | Medicine, Experimental | Epidemiology | Data entry
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Frontiers in neurology, ISSN 1664-2295, 2019, Volume 10, p. 226
External ventricular drain (EVD) has a major role in the management and monitoring of intracranial pressure (ICP) and its major complication is EVD infection.... 
Complications and side effects | Usage | Complications | Risk assessment | Analysis | Surgery | Research | Drainage, Surgical | Risk factors | ventricular catheter infection | (EVD) external ventricular drain | risk factors | EVD infection | ventricular catheter (VC)
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Journal Article
Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, ISSN 0885-0666, 6/2018, Volume 33, Issue 6, pp. 370 - 374
Introduction: Prolonged immobility in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) can lead to muscle wasting and weakness, longer hospital stays, increased... 
EVD | ambulation | mobilization | external ventricular drain | early ambulation | MANAGEMENT | CRITICAL ILLNESS | HEMORRHAGE | GUIDELINES | HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONALS | EARLY MOBILIZATION | SKELETAL-MUSCLE | ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION | CRITICALLY-ILL PATIENTS | BED REST | CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
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World Neurosurgery, ISSN 1878-8750, 11/2019, Volume 131, pp. 242 - 242
We present a narrated video simulation ( ) using 3-dimensional anatomic software demonstrating the proper landmarks and relevant neuroanatomy for successful... 
Resident education | EVD | Simulation | Procedural skills | Video | SURGERY | INSERTION | CLINICAL NEUROLOGY | Medical colleges | Patient education | Neurophysiology
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Journal of neurosurgery, ISSN 0022-3085, 05/2015, Volume 122, Issue 5, pp. 1120 - 1126
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World Neurosurgery, ISSN 1878-8750, 05/2019, Volume 125, pp. e473 - e478
External ventricular drain (EVD) placement is required frequently in neurosurgical patients to divert cerebrospinal fluid and monitor intracranial pressure.... 
Tunneled | Bolt | Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) | Hydrocephalus | External ventricular drain (EVD) | SURGERY | OUTCOME ANALYSIS | PLACEMENT | COMPLICATIONS | CLINICAL NEUROLOGY
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