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Handbook of Neurosurgery

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The updated 8th edition of the Handbook of Neurosurgery in backpack format (20  12.5  5 cm) is an outstanding reference book for day-to-day neurosurgical practice. The book is divided in 24 parts and in 102 chapters in total. This classic handbook covers the full depth and breadth of the clinical neurosciences. The three introductory parts deal with anatomy and physiology, neurology and imaging/diagnostics. The book covers really all aspects of neurosurgery with parts on developmental anomalies, coma and brain death, infection, hydrocephalus, seizures, peripheral nerves, neurophthalmology and neurotology, tumors, head and spine trauma, spine and spinal cord, subarachnoid hemorrhage and aneurysms, vascular malformations, stroke and occlusive cerebrovascular disease, intracerebral hemorrhage, differential diagnosis and finally, on procedures, interventions and operations. Each chapter is clearly written and nicely illustrated. This handbook is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the care of patients with disorders of the central nervous system- from nurses and medical students to neurological and (neuro) surgical residents, and allied healthcare practitioners. It is a good reference for a general practitioner as well 1).

The Handbook of Neurosurgery has enjoyed legendary status on the bookshelf of every neurosurgery department for over a quarter of a century. Renowned for its scope and accessibility, the portable, single-volume guide is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the care of patients with disorders of the central nervous system – neurosurgical residents, nurses, neurologists, and allied healthcare practitioners.

This classic handbook covers the full depth and breadth of the complex field of neurosurgery – including inherited and acquired neurological disorders, developmental anomalies, and more esoteric topics such as toxins that impact the central nervous system. The text also covers conditions treated primarily by neurologists that may come to the attention of a neurosurgical care provider such as Parkinsonism, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron diseases, and dementia. The latest information is provided on anatomy and physiology, differential diagnosis, and current principles of nonsurgical and surgical management covering the full age continuum – from pediatric to geriatric conditions.

Expanded four-color graphics and illustrations

Packed with more than 1,600 pages of practical information, including thousands of literature citations, handy cross-references, and a comprehensive index

Fundamentals of Neurosurgical intensive care unit, with a comprehensive overview of conditions – from SAH to head and spine trauma – and complications such as rebleeding, vasospasm, cerebral salt wasting, and brain death

Comprehensive and conveniently compact, this is a must-have daily reference, a perfect study companion for board exams, as well as ideal for maintenance of certification preparation. It is certain to be a treasured tome for legions of new neurosurgery residents and an essential tool for anyone working in the clinical neurosciences.

Seventh Edition

For two decades, Handbook of Neurosurgery –seventh edition – has been an invaluable companion for every neurosurgery resident and nurse, as well as neurologists and others involved in the care of patients with brain and spine disorders. Dr. Greenberg's classic text covers the breadth of neurosurgery and its allied specialties and provides the latest information on anatomy and physiology, differential diagnosis, and currently accepted principles of clinical management. Renowned for its scope and accessibility, this portable, single-volume guide is packed with more than 1,300 pages of practical information, including thousands of literature citations, handy cross-references, and a thorough index.

Features:

New to the seventh edition: detailed coverage of blunt cervical arterial injuries; awake craniotomies; brain mapping; new grading systems for cervical and thoracolumbar fractures; radiation safety for neurosurgeons; organ donation after cardiac death; and expanded discussion of endovascular techniques Numerous updates, including information on dural arteriovenous malformations; tumors and molecular biology; and new neuromonitoring modalities such as brain oxygen tension, cerebral microdialysis, and regional cerebral blood flow The return of basic surgical material to acquaint readers with the operating room A practical new feature called Booking the Case supplies helpful information about scheduling surgery and obtaining informed consent Highly valuable section on hot topics in neurocritical care Color highlights and full-color inserts to enhance readability Comprehensive and conveniently compact, this book is a must-have reference for neurosurgery residents and a useful tool for anyone working in the clinical neurosciences.

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De Backer A. Handbook of neurosurgery, 8th edition. Acta Chir Belg. 2016 Aug;116(4):269. Epub 2016 Sep 20. PubMed PMID: 27648484.
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