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Essentials of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care

A Volume in Essentials of Anesthesia and Critical Care

The information you really need! This title in the Essentials of Anesthesia and Critical Care series presents core clinical neuroanesthesia and neurointesive care knowledge in a practical, user-friendly format. A manageable size and affordable price makes this an ideal purchase for every clinician who would like an economical yet dependable resource in this specialty.

Anesthesiologists, Critical Care Physicians, CRNAs, Residents

Paperback, 368 Pages

Published: August 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4653-0



    1. Structure and Function

    2. Cerebral Circulation


    3. Cerebral Blood Flow and its Control

    4. Intracranial Pressure

    5. Cerebral Metabolism

    6. Cerebral Ischemia

    7. Neuroprotection


    8. Intravenous Induction Agents

    9. Inhalation Agents

    10. Opioids and Adjuvants

    11. Anticonvulsant


    12. Preoperative Evaluation

    13. Basic Concepts of Neuroimaging

    14. Surgical approaches and positioning

    15. Craniotomy for Supratentorial Space Occupying Lesions

    16. Craniotomy for Vascular Lesions

    17. Craniotomy for Posterior Fossa Lesions

    18. Anesthesia for Epilepsy Surgery

    19. Awake Craniotomy

    20. Stereotactic Surgery

    21. Pituitary Surgery

    22. Anesthesia for Head Injury

    23. Anesthesia for Spinal Surgery

    24. Airway Management

    25. Carotid Endarterectomy

    26. Anesthesia for Neuroradiology

    27. Anesthesia & Sedation for Imaging outside OR

    28. Anesthesia for Pediatric Neurosurgery

    29. Anesthesia for Pediatric Neurotrauma

    30. Recovery/PACU


    31. Spinal Cord Trauma

    32. Head Injury: Initial Resuscitation and Transfer

    33. Head Injury: ICU Management

    34. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    35. Fluid Management

    36. Electrolyte Disorders

    37. Status Epilepticus

    38. Brain Stem Death


    39. ICP

    40. Jugular Bulb Oxygenation

    41. Tissue oxygenation

    42. Microdialysis

    43. Evoked Potentials

    44. EEG and Cerebral Function Monitoring

    45 Measurement of CBF including TransCranial Doppler


    46. Neuromuscular Disorders

    47. Neuroanesthesia in Pregnancy

    CASE SCENARIOS with Discussion


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