Essentials of Neurosurgical Anesthesia & Critical Care: Strategies for Prevention, Early Detection…

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EditorAnsgar M. Brambrink, Jeffrey R. Kirsch

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This handbook is aimed at first-line health care providers involved in the perioperative care of adult and pediatric neurosurgical patients. It is unique in its systematic focus on how to deal with common and important clinical challenges encountered in day-to-day practice in the OR, the PACU, and the ICU and is designed as a problem-solving tool for all members of the perioperative medicine team: trainees and faculty in anesthesiology, neurosurgery, and critical care; nurses; nurse anesthetists; and physician's assistants. . Encompasses clinical continuum from neurosurgical pre-op to critical care - plus anesthesia in neuroradiology. Adult and pediatric care. Structured algorithmic approach supports clinical decision-making. Succinct presentation of clinically relevant basic science. End-of-chapter summaries, with suggestions for further reading. Collaborative approach and multidisciplinary nature of perioperative medicine emphasized. Extensive summary tables . Portable and formatted for quick retrieval of information. Ideal for use in the OR, the PACU, and the ICU

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This handbook is aimed at first-line health care providers involved in the perioperative care of adult and pediatric neurosurgical patients. It is unique in its systematic focus on how to deal with common and important clinical challenges encountered in day-to-day practice in the OR, the PACU, and the ICU and is designed as a problem-s...

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This handbook is aimed at first-line health care providers involved in the perioperative care of adult and pediatric neurosurgical patients. It is unique in its systematic focus on how to deal with common and important clinical challenges encountered in day-to-day practice in the OR, the PACU, and the ICU and is designed as a problem-s...

Ansgar M. Brambrink, MD, PhD Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine Portland, OR   97239   USA Jeffrey R. Kirsch, MD Professor and Chair Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine Portl...

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Table of Contents

PrefacePart I. Basics of Neuroanesthesia Care1. The Adult Central Nervous System:  Anatomy and PhysiologyPunita Sharma, MD, and Frederick Sieber, MD2.Neuroendocrine Physiology: Fundamentals and Common SyndromesJoshua H. Atkins, MD, PhD3. Cerebral Edema:  Pathophysiology and Principles of ManagementAndrea Orfanakis, MD4. Management of Fluids, Electrolytes and Blood Products in NeurosurgicalPatientsRenata Rusa, MD and Sadeq Quraishi, MD, MHA5. Key Monitoring in Neuroanesthesia:  Principles, Techniques and IndicationsMartin Smith, MBBS, FRCAPart II. Preoperative Concerns of the Neuroanesthesiologist 6. Cardiovascular Risk and Instability:  Evaluation, Management and TriagePhilip E. Lund, MD and Jeffrey R. Kirsch, MD7. Risk Assessment of Critical Carotid Stenosis Treatment:  Suggestions for Perioperative ManagementElizabeth M Macri, MD.8. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage:  Risk Assessment and Perioperative ManagementChanhung Z. Lee, MD, PhD, Pekka Talke, MD, and Susan Ryan, MD, PhD   9. Traumatic Brain Injury:  Risk Assessment and Perioperative ManagementLingzhong Meng, MD10. Rare Neurologic Disorders and Neuromuscular Diseases:  Risk Assessment and Perioperative ManagementNicholas Hirsch, MBBS, FRCA FRCP11. Perioperative Pharmacotherapy in Neurosurgery:  Risk Assessment and PlanningAlejandro E. Delfino, MD and Hernán R. Muñoz, MD, MSc12. Specific Considerations Regarding Consent and Communication with Patients and Family Prior to NeurosurgeryKenneth Abbey, MD, JD  and Chloe Allen-Maycock, MDPart III. Fundamentals of Adult Neurosurgery and Neuroanesthesia 13. Preparing for Anesthesia in Neurosurgical PatientsAndrea M. Dower BSc MD FRCPC and  Pirjo Manninen MD FRCPC 14. Basics of Neurosurgical Techniques and Procedures   Kenneth C. Liu, MD; Murat Oztaskin; and Kim J. Burchiel, MD 15. Positioning the Patient for Neurosurgical OperationsAlexander Zlotnik, MD; Monica S. Vavilala, MD; and Irene Rozet, MD16. The Intra-Operative Team: Getting the Most Out of Collaborative Care in the Operating Room  Debra Reeves, RNPart IV. Critical Situations During Anesthesia for Brain Surgery in Adults 17. The "Tight Brain":  Cerebral Herniation SyndromeLeslie C. Jameson, MD, Paul D. Mongan, MD, Daniel J. Janik, MD, and Tod B. Sloan, MD, MBA, PhD  18. Cerebral Ischemia:  Options for Perioperative NeuroprotectionMartin Soehle, MD  19. Massive Hemorrhage during Craniotomy:  Emergency ManagementLawrence Lai, MD and Audrée A. Bendo, MD  20. Challenges During Anesthesia for Awake CraniotomyJudith Dinsmore, MBBS, FRCA21. Perioperative Challenges During Stereotactic Neurosurgery and Deep Brain Stimulator PlacementMarc A. Bloom, MD, PhD22. Perioperative Challenges During Posterior Fossa SurgeryMartin Schott, MD; Dieter Suhr, MD; and Jan-Peter Jantzen, MD, PhD23. Perioperative Challenges During Release of Subdural and Epidural Hemorrhage Walter van den Bergh, MD, PhD and Olaf Cremer, MD24. Perioperative Challenges During Cerebrovascular SurgeryJeremy D. Fields, MD; Kenneth C. Liu, MD; and Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD25. Perioperative Challenges During Pituitary SurgeryShuji Dohi, MD, PhD26. Perioperative Challenges During Craniotomy for Space-Occupying Brain LesionsChanannait Paisansathan MD and Verna L Baughman MDPart V. Critical Situations During Anesthesia for Spinal Surgery in Adults27. Perioperative Challenges in Patients with Unstable SpineCarl Helge Nielsen, M.D.28. Airway crisis associated with cervical spine surgeryEdward Crosby MD, FRCPC29. Spinal Cord Injury During Spinal SurgeryMasahiko Kawaguchi30. Blood Loss During Spinal SurgeryMatthew TV Chan, MBBS, FANZCA, FHKCA, FHKAM and  Patricia KY Kan, MBBS, FANZCA, FHKCA, FHKAM31. Coagulopathy in spinal surgeryAndrew H. Milby, BS, Casey H. Halpern MD, and James M. Schuster MD, PhD32. Postoperative Visual Loss Following Spinal SurgeryLorri Lee, MDPart VI. Critical Situations During Anesthesia for Other Procedures in Adult Surgery33. Perioperative Challenges During Diagnostic and Perioperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Peter A. Farling.  MB, BCh, BAO, FFARCSI, FRCA and Richard C. Corry, MB, ChB, FRCA34. Perioperative Challenges During Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)Carrie C. Bowman MS, CRNA and James G. Hilliard MS, CRNA35. Perioperative Challenges During Carotid Artery Revascularization Ursula Schulz, MD and Peter Rothwell, MDPart VII. Specific Perioperative Concerns in Adult Neuroanesthesia36. Venous Air Embolism During SurgeryLiping Zhang, MD, Min Li, MD, and Chris C. Lee, MD, PhD 37. Arterial Hypotension and Hypertension During Neurosurgical ProceduresKirstin M. Erickson M.D. and Daniel J. Cole M.D.38. Hyperthermia and Hypothermia During Neurosurgical ProceduresAkiva Leibowitz, MD, Evgeni Brotfain, MD, Yoram Shapira MD, PhD39. Challenges Associated with Perioperative Monitoring During NeurosurgeryOsama Ahmed, MD, and Claudia Robertson, MD40. Unintended Wake-up During SurgeryJeffrey Yoder, MD, and Chris C. Lee, MD, PhD 41. Cardiac arrest/CodeMichael Bernhard, Jürgen Knapp, and Bernd W. Böttiger42. Arousal From Anesthesia After Neurosurgical OperationsW. Scott Jellish, M.D., Ph.D.43. Communication Challenges During The Perioperative Period  David Murray, MDPart VIII. Fundamentals of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Neuroanesthesia44. Anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system in childrenStuart Friess, MD, Todd J. Kilbaugh, MD, and Mark Helfaer, MD45. Pediatric Anesthetic Care RequirementsGregory J. Latham, MD and Donald Shaffner, MD46. The Pediatric Airway in NeurosurgeryDebra E. Morrison, MD, and Zeev N. Kain, MD47. Specific Aspects of Positioning and Fluids, Glucose, and Temperature Management in Children Undergoing Neurosurgical ProceduresGerhard K. Wolf, MD, John H. Arnold, MD, and Sulpicio G. Soriano, MD, FAAPPart IX. Critical Situations During Anesthesia for Pediatric Surgery48. Challenges During Surgery for HydrocephalusInger Aliason, MD, and Jeffrey Koh, MD49. Challenges During Surgery for Traumatic Brain Injury Chinwe Ajuba-Iwuji, MD and Dolores B. Njoku, MD50. Challenges During Surgery for Meningomyelocele and EncephalomyeloceleAllison Kinder Ross, MD51. Challenges During Cranial Decompression Todd J. Kilbaugh, MD, Stuart Friess, MD, and Mark Helfaer, MD52. Challenges During Surgery for Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial SurgeryHeike Gries, MD, PhD and Jeffrey Koh, MD 53. Challenges During Tumor Surgery in Children and InfantsChristopher Karsanac, MD and Jayant Deshpande, MD, MPH54. Challenges During Surgery for Vascular Anomalies in PediatricsEdward R. Smith, MD, Craig D. McClain, MD, MPH, and Sulpicio G. Soriano, MD, FAAP55. Challenges During Epilepsy Surgery in Pediatric Patients Abraham Rosenbaum, MD and Zeev N. Kain, MD56. Challenges During Pediatric Endoscopic NeurosurgeryNina Deutsch, MDPart X. Postoperative Concerns in Neuroanesthesia57. Emergence From Anesthesia Following Pediatric NeurosurgeryKirk Lalwani, M.D., F.R.C.A., M.C.R.58. Postanesthesia Care Unit Risks Following Pediatric NeurosurgerySally E Rampersad, MB, FRCA and Lynn D. Martin, MD, FAAP, FCCM59. Intensive Care Risks of Pediatric NeurosurgeryCraig D. McClain, MD, MPH and Michael McManus, MD, MPHPart XI. Fundamentals of Interventional Neuroradiology60. Radiation Safety in Interventional NeuroradiologyJustin P. Dodge, M.D.; Neil E. Roundy, M.D. and Kenneth C. Liu, M.D.61. Understanding Basic Techniques and Procedures in Interventional Neuroradiology Kenneth C. Liu, MD; Lori E. Guidone, PA-C; and Stanley L. Barnwell, MD, PhD 62. Basics of Image Interpretation in Interventional NeuroradiologyWibke Mueller-Forell, MD, PhDPart XII. Specific Concerns Regarding Anesthesia for Interventional Neuroradiology63. Procedural Challenges in Interventional NeuroradiologyWilliam L. Young, MD64. Anesthesiological Challenges During Neuroradiological InterventionsMichael Aziz, MD and Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD 65. Specific Challenges During Neuroradiological Interventions in Pediatric PatientsTariq Parray, MD and Timothy W. Martin, MDPart XIII. Challenges During Postoperaitve Anesthesia Care After Neurosurgery66. Surgical Emergencies After NeurosurgeryR. Alexander Schlichter, MD67. Airway Emergencies After NeurosurgeryYulia Ivashkov, MD and Karen B. Domino, MD, MPH68. Neurologic Emergencies After NeurosurgeryDoortje Engel, MD and Andrew Maas, MD69. Hemodynamic Complications After NeurosurgeryJeffrey Yoder, MD and Rene Tempelhoff MD70. Endocrinologic Emergencies After NeurosurgeryOla Harrskog, MD, DEAA and Robert E. Shangraw, MD, PhD71. Postoperative Paralysis, Skin Lesions, and Corneal Abrasions After NeurosurgeryMartin H. Dauber, MD and Steven Roth, MD72. Postoperative pain management in patients after neurosurgical operationsMary Newton MBBS, FRCA and Tacson Fernandez MBBS, FCARCSI, FIPP73. Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting After NeurosurgeryConcezione Tommasino, MD74. The Transport of Neurosurgical PatientsLaurel E. Moore, M.D.Part XIV. Challenges in Neurocritical Care of Neurosurgical Patients75. Altered Mental Status in Neurosurgical Critical CareChristoph S. Burkhart MD, Stephan P. Strebel MD, Luzius A. Steiner, MD PhD76. Cerebrovascular Vasospasm, Normal Pressure Breakthrough Edema, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in Neurosurgical Critical CareSyed Arshad, MD; José I. Suarez, MD77. Sedation, Analgesia, and Neuromuscular Blockade in Neurosurgical Critical CareMiko Enomoto, MD and Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD78. Airway and Pulmonary Management in Neurosurgical Critical CareEdward M Manno M.D.79. Myocardial and Vascular Management in Neurosurgical Critical CareE. Paige Gerbic MD and Valerie Sera MD80. Nutrition and Glucose Management in Neurosurgical Critical CareMichael Souter M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.A. , and Arthur M. Lam, MD, FRCPC81. Fluid and Electrolyte Management in Neurosurgical Critical CareGuillermo Bugedo, MD, and Luis Castillo, MD82. Temperature Management in Neurosurgical Critical CareMartin H. Dauber, MD83. Coagulation Management in Neurosurgical Critical CareSarice Bassin, MD and Thomas Bleck, MD84. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage in Neurosurgical Critical CareMeghan Bost, M.D., and Kamila Vagnerova, M.D.85. Intracranial Monitors in Neurosurgical Critical CarePatricia H. Petrozza, MD86. Central Nervous System Infection in Neurosurgical Critical CareMary K. Sturaitis, MD87. Antiepileptic Drug Therapy in Neurosurgical Critical CarePanayiotis N. Varelas, MD, PhD and Denise H. Rhoney, Pharm.D88. Withdrawal of mechanical ventilation in neurosurgical critical carePaul  Bascom, MD89. Brain Death in Neurosurgical Critical CareAmit Parkash, MD, FRCA and Basil Matta FRCA 90. Organ Donation in Neurosurgical Critical CarePamela A. Lipsett, MD, FACS, FCCM91. Interaction with Family and Friends in Neurosurgical Critical CareAmy E Guthrie MSN; Robert Hugo Richardson, MD; and Mary Denise Smith, MSN, CNS, ACHPNIndex

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This is a handbook on the perioperative and critical care of neurosurgical patients. The purpose is to provide a quick reference for all healthcare professionals who care for neurosurgical patients, in both the perioperative and critical care setting. . Although written for a broad audience, from students to attending physicians, it is most appropriate for nurses and beginning residents." (Daniel S. Rubin, Doody's Book Reviews, July, 2012)"Veritable compendium . . The contributors . have been chosen from a wide range of centers . . A multispecialty approach is emphasized, with representation not just from the anesthetic community . but also from neurology, neurosurgery, radiology, internists, nursing, and pain management . . most valuable . . Chapters are short, concise, and well written. . The book will not fit into a back pocket but could find a place in the drawer of the anesthetic machine." (Elizabeth A. M. Frost, Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, Vol. 24(4), October, 2012)"A welcome arrival ... .it provides a comprehensive series of diagnostic analyses and structured algorithmic approaches in all key areas.  A major strength . is its breadth and excellent organisation into 91 short chapters . . Many flow diagrams are provided, illustrating diagnostic protocols for an extensive set of  scenarios . . Encompassing both adult and paediatric anaesthesia, the book has considerable depth of knowledge and detail . . I strongly recommend this handbook ... it should find its way onto the book shelves of all neuroanaesthetists . ." (J. Fraser, Anaesthesia, 2012)"Edited by two well-respected clinicians . . This book is unique as a clinical handbook that essentially covers the major topics of neuroanesthesia in their entirety. . this is well-written, well-edited, and well-organized . covers the diversity of perioperative complications and emergencies in neuroanesthesia and critical care. . the impressive list of contributors . have drawn on decades of collective experience while creating this work. ... offers good value . a positive addition to the clinician's library." (Ryan S. Smith and Rosemary Ann Craen, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Vol. 60, November, 2012)