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Emergency Approaches to Neurosurgical Conditions

Agrawal, Abhishek, Britz, Gavin (Eds.)

2015, XIV, 208 p. 54 illus., 36 illus. in color.

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  • This book is a comprehensive guide for patients and families under neurosurgical care
  • Is it co-authored by reputed neurosurgeons 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 neuro-surgical care or in the neuro-intensive care unit

This comprehensive guide answers commonly asked questions about neurosurgical conditions related to brain and spinal cord. Emergency Approaches 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.

Emergency Approaches to Neurosurgical Conditions concentrates on the brain and spine, both in surgery and radiotherapy, as well as congenital and accident-related conditions. This comprehensive book which is part of a book-set including Comprehensive Guide to Neurosurgical Conditions, informs the reader on various symptoms to look for, and helps with the management of brain and spine surgery in chapters written by reputed neurosurgeons to help the physicians, the patients and their families.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Neurosurgery - Neurosurgery Intensive Care - Neurosurgical Emergencies - Pre/Peri Operative Care - Rehabilitation Conditions

Related subjects » Medicine - Neurology - Surgery

Table of contents 

1. Non Malignant Brain Tumors.- 2. Malignant Brain Tumors.- 3. Pituitary Tumors.- 4. Pediatric Brain Tumors.- 5. Congenital Neurosurgical Problems.- 6. Hydrocephalus.- 7. Chiari Syndrome.- 8. Brain Aneurysms.- 9. Brain Arteriovenous Malformations.- 10. Moya Moya Disease.- 11. Medical Management of a Stroke.- 12. Neuro-Interventional Management of a Stroke.- 13. Symptoms and Signs to Look for After a Spinal Cord surgery.- 14. Evaltuation of Spinal Alignment.- 15. Herniated Discs of the Spine.- 16. Spinal Fusions.- 17. Spinal Tumors.- 18. Epilepsy

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