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FEATURED PROGRAM continued from page 23 machines, with the EMU control room a few steps away outside of the ICU. We have Licox, Hemedex, and microdialysis capabilities and multimodal hub monitoring with our Moberg monitors. In addition, we have numerous pupillometers for the nurses. For hemodynamic monitoring, we have LidCo and PA catheters, if needed. The hospital also has a thriving ECMO program, transplant program, ethics program and fellowship, palliative care program and fellowship, critical care renal service line who work hand-in-hand with us on the patients requiring CRRT, heart hospital, and large dynamic oncology hospital. In addition, our attendings that are appropriately credentialed can place percutaneous tracheostomies, PEG tubes, cerebral intraparenchymal monitors, ventriculostomies, lumbar drains, and chest tubes in addition to the typical critical care procedures. Our academic pursuits are robust as well. Structurally, we are arranged as a Division of Neurocritical Care and Stroke led by Dr. Torbey. We are part of the NIH Neuroemergency Treatment Trial (NETT) Network and NIH Stroke Network. In addition, we have an ongoing clinical research database with data collection for all ICH and stroke patients. Finally, Dr. Torbey has a basic science TBI research lab funded by the Department of Defense. As you can see, we have been a bit busy in the last few years. Many dedicated individuals worked very hard to realize an independent, flourishing neurocritical care program. We hope to see it grow further in all of the missions of patient care, education, and research! Go Buckeyes! Diana Greene-Chandos, MD is Director of Neuroscience Critical Care for Education, Quality and Outreach; Program Director of the Neuroscience Critical Care Fellowship; and Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery. She is an invited guest writer for Currents. This is an example of one of our ICU rooms facing the famous OSU football “shoe” stadium. The area near the window is the family area with both chairs able to convert into beds and a full bathroom. The patient area has two booms and a ceiling- mounted lift. 24


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