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Eelco Wijdicks

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of neurology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He established Neurocritical Care at Mayo Clinic and is the attending neurointensivist in the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit at the Saint Marys Hospital campus, Rochester, Minn. He currently serves as the chair in the Critical Care and Hospital Neurology Division in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Wijdicks has authored, co-authored, and edited 25 books on neurocritical care, and has published more than 1,000 research papers, practice guidelines, topic reviews, book chapters, and editorials. He is also the founding editor of the journal Neurocritical Care, the official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society, of which he is an Honorary Member. Along with colleagues at Mayo Clinic, he helped develop the FOUR Score coma scale to help assess the level of patient unconsciousness. Dr. Wijdicks lives with his wife Barbara-Jane in Rochester, Minnesota, and Bonita Springs, Florida.

Previous Publications:

Examining Neurocritical Patients, Springer

Mayo Clinic Critical and Neurocritical Care Board Review, Oxford University Press

Simulation in Acute Neurology

Brain Death, 978-0190662493, Oxford University Press

Handling Difficult Situations,  Oxford University Press

The Comatose Patient, 2nd Ed., May 26, 2014, Oxford University Press

The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology, Oxford University Press

Books by Eelco Wijdicks