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Greenberg's classic text returns in a new edition packed with the fundamental science concepts and clinical applications that will guide you through the full range of situations arising in professional practice. Thoroughly cross referenced and indexed, and with thousands of literature citations, this guide makes it easy to locate exactly what you need to know. In addition to updated coverage of the key clinical issues in neurosurgery, this new edition incorporates practice parameters derived from evidence-based medicine, including the management of cervical trauma and current guidelines for lumbar fusion derived from those recently established by the Joint Section of Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves of the AANS and the CNS.
- Detailed coverage of critical topics in neurosurgery, everything from general care considerations, to how to manage infection, pain, tumors, head trauma, and spine injuries
- Concise organization with hundreds of clinical applications, complete with etiology, treatment, and information for patients
- Easy-to-reference discussion of differential diagnoses according to sign and symptom, or based on location
- New sections on postoperative headache, ankylosing spondylitis, spontaneous intracranial hypotension, sacral fractures, Modic classification of vertebral body degenerative changes, and more
- Updates on such topics as post-herpetic neuralgia, vein of Galen malformations, and cavernous malformations
With its portable, pocket-sized format, Handbook of Neurosurgery is the definitive text to keep at hand for both reference and review.
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"Jam-packed with information vital to every practicing neuroradiologist. It serves best to tuck this paperback book into a laboratory coat, so that quick consultation on patient evaluation, clinical management, and surgical approach is readily at hand...a comprehensive companion for all those in the clinical neurosciences."--American Journal of Neuroradiology
"The Handbook of Neurosurgery has been a kind of bible for neurosurgical residents. This book is an invaluable companion for the neurosurgical resident from internship through completion. It is a reference for quick up-to-date information on anatomical and physiological facts, differential diagnosis, and currently accepted principles of clinical management. The sixth edition has new features that distinguish it from prior editions. The most important of these is the incorporation of the concepts of evidence-based medicine. ..Highlighted areas...signal a condensed summary, key point, or clinical pearl...very helpful for quick reference. This new edition is the best there is for quick referencing. Its broad, yet detailed coverage of the most commonly encountered neurosurgical problems makes this book keep the title's promise--this is truly a handbook of neurosurgery. The Handbook of Neurosurgery is a must-have for all neurosurgical residents, and its price at $79 is a bargain, especially when considering its application and frequent use."--Journal of Neurosurgery
"Up-to-date.. The information is presented in a very clear, condensed and comprehensive manner and can therfore be understood quickly if necessary. This handbook is a "good must buy" for every neurosurgeon, not only the resident, because it helps us to have a quick and reliable reference, especially in cases that we usually do not treat in our daily routine."--Neurosurgical Review
5th editon reviews:
"The first book all neurosurgical trainees are encouraged to buy...covers the breadth of neurosurgery with key points clearly identified...an excellent source of quick reference...an essential purchase..." --British Journal of Neurosurgery
"The closest thing to a 'bible' of neurosurgery. . . Comprehensive and covers the full gamut of elective and emergent neurosurgery. . .the index is unsurpassed in its thoroughness and logical references to book contents. . .error-free. . .useful tool. . . Compact size and well-summarized" --Mayo Clinic, www.neurosurgery.org
"Although it has more than 900 pages, the book is small and can be kept in the pocket. It has been designed to accompany neurosurgical residents in their daily activities and serves beautifully its purpose at a reasonable price." --European Neurology
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