Neurosurgical Emergencies

This edition of Neurosurgical Emergencies is an up-to-date reference covering the most frequently encountered neurosurgical emergencies caused by disease, infection, trauma, and complications. It presents the current surgical guidelines for managing the full range of neurosurgical emergencies including those involving intracranial, spinal, and peripheral nerve pathology, and neurosurgical problems in pediatric patients. Expert specialists present their clinical insights in easy-to-follow protocols. Concise descriptions enable the reader to rapidly gain a firm understanding of pathogenesis of the problem, classification of injury, evaluation, clinical presentation, imaging, surgical indications, surgical approaches, and prognosis.


New chapters on the assessment of acute loss of consciousness, emergency management of spinal cord injury, and the management of raised intracranial pressure

More than 200 illustrations and images demonstrate key concepts

This authoritative text is an ideal resource for all neurosurgeons, residents, and specialists in emergency medicine.

Dettagli Articolo

Tipologia: Libro
Autore: Loftus
Sottotitolo: A co-publication of Thieme and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Pubblicato: 2008, 2nd edition, 416 pp, 38 tables, 226 illustrations
Casa Editrice: Thieme
ISBN: 9781588903945

Prezzo Scontato: € 99.95

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