Neurology Grand Rounds

“Halting Secondary Brain Injury in Hypoxic-Ischemic Insults & Improving Accuracy in Neuroprognostication”


Carolina Maciel, MD, MSCR

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery

Director of Research, Department of Neurocritical Care

PO Box 100236

Gainesville, FL  32610

Presentation will be in lecture format with Q & A following


Tuesday, July 14, 2020


Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 930 3228 5394

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646 558 8656 (New York)

312 626 6799 (Chicago)


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome and cite the main mechanisms underlying Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury
  2. Indicate the strategies to improve neurologic outcomes following return of spontaneous circulation and apply neuro-driven goals to guide the primary team during post-CA care
  3. Recognize the impact of self-fulfilling prophecy in neuroprognostic tools
  4. Appraise the pros and cons of commonly used neuroprognotic tools
  5. Apply a multimodal approach with different prognostic tools in your neurologic outcome prediction assessments


Speaker Disclosure

Dr. Maciel has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.  No one else in a position to control the content of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose.



The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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