Textbook Of Neurointensive Care, 1e

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More than 40 leading authorities present a comprehensive, clear approach to the care of neurological disease and injury―from the emergency room and ICU through the operating room and post-surgical period. They discuss everything from general issues―such as cardiac care, fluids and electrolytes, nutrition, and monitoring―to specfic conditions and complications including elevated intracranial pressure, seizures, and altered mental states. Surgical chapters review problem issues from the surgeon's point of view, providing the ultimate practitioner's perspective for learning and observation.

  • Covers all monitoring, imaging, and surgical modalities.
  • Reviews neuroanatomy and neurophysiology.
  • Offers a detailed review of radiologic anatomy through abundant use of plain film, CT and MR scanning techniques.
  • Examines the neurological problems most frequently encountered in intensive care.
  • Describes the various types of neurosurgery.
  • Presents detailed discussions of endovascular interventions.
  • Provides evidence-based data when available.
  • Includes algorithms to facilitate decision making and key points in each chapter.
  • Alerts the reader to problems that can arise in even the most well-performed procedure.
  • Presents full-chapter coverage of today's hot topics including Basic Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Radiology (Ch. 7) · Brain Resuscitation After Cardiac Arrest (Ch. 15) · Neuropharmacology (Ch 22) · Altered Mental Status (Ch. 27) · Multi-system, Head, and Spinal Chord Trauma (Ch. 28) · Brain Protection (Ch. 31) · and Gene Therapy (Ch. 32)
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About the Author:

A. Joseph Layon, MD, FCCM, Professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL; Andrea Gabrielli, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL; and William A. Friedman, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Review:

"Several highlights of this books are the Pearls listed at the end of most chapters which provide the reader with concise and useful information. ... It is a great value and wonderful addition to our literature. The authors and editors are to be congratulated."--J. Neurosurg. (Jan. 2005)

"This book...gives a broad view of critical care principles specifically oriented to neurologically comprised patients. [I]t will prove useful to any practitioner hoping to advance thier understanding of neurointensive care."--Anesthesia & Analgesia (Feb. 2005) 2005;100:606-7

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