Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia

Hardcover | July 24, 2013

EditorGeorge A. Mashour, Michael S. Avidan

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Most of the developments in perioperative medicine the 20th century were focused on the establishment of standard monitors, biomarkers, and outcomes measures for the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, with marked improvements in perioperative safety. The fields of anesthesiology andperioperative medicine have now shifted to the consideration of the nervous system. Complications such as delirium, cognitive decline, anesthetic neurotoxicity, stroke and other devastating nervous system events are only now developing significant scientific and clinical attention. Yet, there hasbeen no single reference to serve as a guide for the clinician or the investigator interested in this subject. Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia fills this gap in perioperative medicine literature by providing a concise yet thorough overview of adverse outcomes involving the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves. Rather than being organized by type of operation, each chapter in this invaluableresource is devoted to a specific adverse outcome. Every outcome is reviewed in an easy-to-follow format which includes an introduction to the clinical problem, a section on incidence, prevalence, and outcomes, an assessment of risk factors, discussions of preventive strategies, treatment, andcurrent recommendations, a conclusion, and references.

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Most of the developments in perioperative medicine the 20th century were focused on the establishment of standard monitors, biomarkers, and outcomes measures for the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, with marked improvements in perioperative safety. The fields of anesthesiology andperioperative medicine have now shifted to the co...

George A. Mashour is Director, Division of Neuroanesthesiology; Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery; Faculty, Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michael S. Avidan is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:July 24, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Brain1. Ansgar Brambrink: Anesthetic Neurotoxicity2. Liz Whitlock, Michael Avidan, and Sharon Inouye: Delirium3. Rob Sanders, Mervyn Maze, Alex S. Evers, and Michael Avidan: Cognitive Decline4. George Mashour, Laurel Moore, and Lewis Morgenstern: Stroke5. Sandra Kopp, Adam Jacob, and Adam Niesen: Seizures6. Michael Avidan, Elliott Karren, Elizabeth Whitlock, and Thomas L. Rodebaugh: Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderSpinal Cord7. Mazen Maktabi: Spinal Cord Injury 1: Cervical Spine8. Rehan Siddiqui and Rae Allain: Spinal Cord Injury 2: Spine and Vascular Surgery9. Gary Brenner and Robert Griffin: Neuropathic Pain (CRPS, Central sensitization)Nerve10. Chad Brummett and Marnie B. Welch: Peripheral Nerve Injury11. Lorri A. Lee and Vijay K. Rimaiah: Ischemic optic neuropathyFuture Directions12. Antoun Koht, Tod Sloan, and Richard Toleikis: Neurophysiologic Monitoring13. Juan Cata: Neurologic Biomarkers