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Neurocritical Care: the new NCCU
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Neurosciences Critical Care

When a complex, serious neurological illness or injury affects you or someone you care about, you need the advanced expertise of the Johns Hopkins neurocritical care team for accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and caring support.

Every patient benefits from our innovative thinking on the management of severe neurologic conditions, informed by our clinical experience as well as new insights from the front lines of research. 

The Best Minds Working Together

If you or a loved one is admitted to The Johns Hopkins Hospital Neurosciences Critical Care Unit (NCCU), you are in good hands, with a unique class of professionals specially trained in diagnosis and management of complex and serious neurological conditions. 

Patients in the Johns Hopkins NCCU benefit from a seasoned multidisciplinary group of neurologists, anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, nurse practitioners and critical care nurses.

Together, we create and implement individualized treatment plans for such conditions as: 

Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond

Serious neurological illness or injury is life-changing for the patient and family. As you and your family navigate the often challenging path ahead of you, the multidisciplinary team of neurocritical care experts at Johns Hopkins — all leaders in their fields — will guide you with insight, experience and compassion.

Likewise, the caring, professional guidance from our social workers, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, nutritionists, and clinical pharmacologists will keep you informed and make the experience less overwhelming. 

Creating the Future of Neurocritical Care

Our dedication to patients and their families is supported by our commitment to growing the field of neurocritical care.

As a teaching institution, The Johns Hopkins Hospital puts the education of future physicians at the heart of our mission. As a national leader in neurocritical care medicine, we train the greatest number of neurocritical physicians of any academic medical institution, with many of our fellowship graduates going on to lead major academic and clinical programs across the nation.


Neurocritical Care in the News

Johns Hopkins Coma Arousal Study Featured in Discovery News

A study recently published in Annals of Neurology examines the relationship between lateral brain displacement and how likely affected patients are to awaken from acute coma.
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