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Special Issue Title:

Neurocritical care in pandemic and beyond

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 01 December 2022

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  • Guest Editor

    Luis Rafael Moscote- Salazar, MD E-MailWebsite

    Doctor, Critical Care Unit, Centro Policlinico del Olaya, Bogota, Colombia Colombian Clinical Research Group in Neurocritical Care, Bogota, Colombia

    Interests: Neurotrauma, Evidence Based Medicine, Critical Care, Stroke

  • Guest Editor

    Tariq Janjua, MDE-MailWebsite

    Doctor, Neurocritical Care, Regions Hospital, Saint Paul, MN, USA

    Interests: Neurocritical Care

Special Issue Information

Neurocritical care is relatively a young discipline that has contributed to the improvement of the care of patients with neurological and neurosurgical acute pathologies. The arrival of a new pandemic associated with SARS-Cov2 has represented a new challenge for neurocritical medicine practice. SARS-Cov2 infection is associated with pro-thrombotic phenomena. This has become a new paradigm shift for intensivists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and internists. Associated acute ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes, and post-covid syndrome represent current and future difficult challenges. The multidisciplinary management directed by neurointensive specialists plays a key part in improving outcome of our patients.

This special issue aims to promote and spread the field of neurocritical care in the SARS-Cov2 arena, as a new topic of research and clinical practice. The editors will focus mainly on pathophysiology, diagnosis, investigative approach, critical monitoring, acute treatment, and post-covid treatment. Related interesting papers on other fields of neuro-covid are highly encouraged.


Neurocritical Care, Stroke, Neurotrauma

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online by submit system. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Original articles, case reports or comprehensive reviews are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Signa Viate is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published by MRE Press. As of January 2021, Signa Vitae will change to a bimonthly journal. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript.The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1200. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

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