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There are 104 dedicated neuro ICUs in the US

Neurocritical care is a growing subspecialty which has come into its own only during the past ten years.  Physicians who take the fellowship training may be neurologists, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, or other specialists, and they then typically staff a hospital neuro intensive care unit.  This article is largely a round-up of current clinical trends in neurology, but I wanted to highlight one interesting statistic, which is quoted from another study in the medical literature.  In a 2011 survey, this earlier study found that there were a total of:

  • 104 dedicated neuro intensive care units in the US

This is a good source to keep in mind if you are looking to quantify the number of neuroICUs in the US.  I do not know of any other source.

Source: Scott, B.K.  Recent trends in neurocritical care.  Newsletter [American Society of Anesthesiologists];77(12):24-26, Dec. 2013.  Click here for access to this article: https://www.asahq.org/For-Members/Publications-and-Research/Newsletter-Articles/2013/December-2013.aspx  Posted by AHA Resource Center (312) 422-2003, rc@aha.org

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