Decompressive Craniectomy

Decompressive Craniectomy in 2019 – Evie Marcolini

What’s next after RESCUEicp? -The results of this study may have been disappointing, but there are some questions about the trial itself which we review. Irrespective, study into how to improve outcome for TBI patients marches on, with a look at goal directed therapy and multi-modal monitoring as a couple of examples of the future in TBI research.

Prognosis in TBI – What tools do we have to help patients and families faced with the question of “what next?” after TBI?

We will look at some of the available tools and discuss the dilemmas in reconciling what we know and more importantly what we don’t know with what the patient and families are seeking.

Evie Marcolini, MD (@EvieMarcolini) is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurocritical Care. She has clinical appointments in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Neurology; and is core faculty in the Emergency Department as well as the Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology at Yale. She has board certifications in Emergency Medicine and Neurocritical Care, and is fellowship-trained in Surgical Critical Care from the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Evie is Medical Director for the SkyHealth Critical Care helicopter transport service that is shared between Yale-New Haven Health System and Northwell Health. She is a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and is a member of the Board of Directors for AAEM. She is the past Chair of the Critical Care Section of ACEP, and active in all three societies, with a goal of bringing emergency physicians to the forefront of critical care in all realms.

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