Fundamentals of Neuroanesthesia: A Physiologic Approach to Clinical Practice

Hardcover | November 13, 2013

EditorKeith J. Ruskin, Stanley H. Rosenbaum, Ira J. Rampil

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Neurosurgical procedures are becoming more common and are taking place in the operating room and in interventional suites. Procedures that used to be performed only at major academic institutions are also being done in small community hospitals, and anesthesiologists in private practice arebeing asked to care for these patients. In many cases, treatment options are controversial or rapidly evolving. Close cooperation between the anesthesiologist and neurosurgeon is essential to achieve optimal outcomes and early recognition of any adverse events so appropriate therapy can beimplemented. Fundamentals of Neuroanesthesia is a comprehensive guide to neuroanesthesia that discusses neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, and neurosurgical procedures and offers practical approaches and solutions to administering neuroanesthesia and providing perioperative care for neurosurgical patients. Chaptersemphasize clinical management of neurosurgical problems that may be encountered in community practice as well as major academic medical centers. Highlighted key points, figures, algorithms, and management procedures supplement the text. This book is a must-have volume for general anesthesiologists,anesthesiology fellows, and subspecialists.

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Neurosurgical procedures are becoming more common and are taking place in the operating room and in interventional suites. Procedures that used to be performed only at major academic institutions are also being done in small community hospitals, and anesthesiologists in private practice arebeing asked to care for these patients. In man...

Keith J. Ruskin is Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Stanley H. Rosenbaum is Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Anesthesiology at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Ira J. Rampil is Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurologic...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:November 13, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199755981

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Table of Contents

1. Central Nervous System Anatomy2. Therapeutic Control of Brain Volume and Blood Flow3. Monitoring Blood Flow and Metabolism4. Monitoring Neurologic Function5. Cerebral Ischemia and Neuroprotection6. Neuroimaging Techniques7. Intravenous Induction Agents and Opioids8. Inhaled Anesthetics9. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents10. Fluid Management in the Neurosurgical Patient11. Intracranial Tumors12. Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Surgery13. Neurovascular Surgery14. Stereotactic Neurosurgery15. Awake Craniotomy16. Posterior Fossa Surgery17. Epilepsy Surgery18. Severe Head Injury19. Spinal Cord Surgery20. Interventional Neuroradiology21. Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Bypass22. Surgical Positioning23. Airway Management in the Patient with an Unstable Cervical Spine24. Pediatric Neurosurgery25. Neurosurgery in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient26. Occlusive Cerebrovascular Disease27. Neurosurgical Critical Care28. Ethical Considerations and Brain Death29. Quality Management