Handbook of Neurosurgery
By Mark S. Greenberg
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A ‘must-have’…[a] low-cost, highly portable, and extremely useful reference volume, which will undoubtedly enjoy continued longevity into the foreseeable future. –Journal of Neurosurgery
A vital resource…For rapid access to the diagnosis and management of all neurosurgical things, there is no substitute.–The Journal of TRAUMA Injury, Infection, and Critical Care
For two decades, Handbook of Neurosurgery — now in a fully updated 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.
- 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.
- Published on: 2010-02-22
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 7.75″ h x 5.00″ w x 1.75″ l, 1.81 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 1352 pages
A must-have…[a] low-cost, highly portable, and extremely useful reference volume, which will undoubtedly enjoy continued longevity into the foreseeable future.–Journal of NeurosurgeryA vital resource…the Handbook is a comprehensive quick reference compilation spanning the breadth of neurosurgical disease and practice…the seventh edition marks a significant update…so accessible…For rapid access to the diagnosis and management of all neurosurgical things, there is no substitute.–The Journal of TRAUMA Injury, Infection, and Critical CareComprehensive and highly useful and readable…review of neurosurgery…Well indexed, convenient, well written…and light weight. This should be on all our bookshelves. — American Journal of NeuroradiologyOffers new material on new prodcedures such as awake craniotomies, brain mapping, and endovascular techniques, and reveals the latest understanding of conditions such as dural arteriovenous malformations and new monitoring modalities.–SciTech Book NewsComprehensive and conveniently compact, this book is a must-have reference for neurosurgery…and a useful tool for anyone working in the clinical neurosciences…Superb and…up to date. — Doody’sPraise for the previous edition: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 NeuroradiologyThe 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 resident.–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
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