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Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions

Agrawal, Abhishek, Britz, Gavin (Eds.)

2015, X, 187 p. 38 illus., 28 illus. in color.

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  • ​This book is a comprehensive guide for patients and families under neurosurgical care
  • It is co-authored by reputed neurosurgeons in the country, who have a mastery in the subject
  • This book is from the physicians and the patients/families to the future patients and families whose loved ones are under neurosurgical care or in the neuro-intensive care unit

This comprehensive guide answers commonly asked questions about neurosurgical conditions related to brain and spinal cord. Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions fills the gap which arises after a diagnosis is made on the loved one, explaining the basics of neurosurgical diseases and their management.


Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions, looks at the Neurosurgical team, the Intensive Care Unit and the basic as well as the emergency neurosurgical procedures in a comprehensive and concise matter. Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions,  which is part of a book set including Emergency Approaches to Neurosurgical Conditions, delves into different kinds of brain surgeries,  tumors and the management of stroke in chapters written by reputed neurosurgeons worldwide, to help the physicians, the patients and their families cope with all aspects of neurosurgery.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Neurosurgery - Neurosurgical Disease - Neurosurgical Intensive Care

Related subjects » Medicine - Neurology - Surgery

Table of contents 

​1. Basic Neuroanatomy.- 2. Basic Neurology.- 3.  The Neurosurgery Healthcare Team.- 4. Neurological Intensive Care Unit.- 5. Common Neuroradiological Procedures.- 6. Pre-Operative and Peri-Operative Period.- 7. Basic Neurosurgical Procedures.- 8. Neurosurgical Emergencies.- 9. Symptomes and Signs in Brain Disease.- 10. Sports Related Concussion Injuries.- 11. Radiotheraphy for Brain and Spine Disease.- 12. Peripheral Nerve Problems.- 13. Rehabilitation of Neurosurgical Conditions.- 14. Brain Death.- 15. Organ Donation.- 16. Second Opinions.- 17. Nursing Perspective: Dealing with Patients with Neurological Conditions.

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