Clinical Anesthesia in Neurosurgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780409901719, 9781483164786

Clinical Anesthesia in Neurosurgery

1st Edition

Editors: Elizabeth A. M. Frost
eBook ISBN: 9781483164786
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 4th October 1990
Page Count: 608
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Clinical Anesthesia in Neurosurgery, Second Edition, integrates the evolution of the field of neuroanesthesia with the major areas of neurosurgical activity to give the reader the required perspective and requisite information to help in laying the foundation for future advances as well as describing the current state of the art.
The book contains 25 chapters organized into five parts. Part I presents studies on cerebral physiology and evaluation. Topics covered include cerebral circulation and metabolism, intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, and central nervous system effects of anesthetic agents. Part II covers neurosurgical and related procedures, such as posterior cranial fossa surgery, surgery of the spine, and peripheral nerve surgery. Part III examines central nervous system trauma including spinal cord trauma and cardiovascular effects of severe head injury. Part IV takes up postoperative and intensive care, including postanesthetic care, neurosurgical intensive care, and parenteral nutrition while Part V deals with the medical criteria and legal aspects of brain death.

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors Foreword Preface to Second Edition Preface to First Edition 1 Introduction I Cerebral Physiology and Evaluation 2 Cerebral Circulation and Metabolism 3 Intracranial Pressure 4 Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring 5 Central Nervous System Effects of Anesthetic Agents 6 Anesthesia for Neuroradiology 7 Fluid and Electrolyte Balance in Neurosurgical Patients II Neurological and Related Procedures 8 The Management of Cerebrovascular Disease 9 Posterior Cranial Fossa Surgery 10 Intracranial Tumors 11 Surgery of the Spine 12 Peripheral Nerve Surgery 13 Pediatric Neuroanesthesia 14 Surgery for Seizures 15 Neurosurgical Intervention for Chronic Pain Problems 16 Stereotactic Surgery III Central Nervous System Trauma 17 The Management of Head Injury 18 Cardiovascular Effects of Severe Head Injury 19 Pathophysiology and Management of Spinal Cord Trauma 20 Anesthetic Management of Patients with Neurologic Damage for Non-neurosurgical Procedures IV Postoperative and Intensive Care 21 Postanesthetic Care 22 Neurosurgical Intensive Care 23 Parenteral Nutrition 24 Therapy Following Major Brain Insult V Cerebral Death 25 Brain Death Index


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Elizabeth A. M. Frost

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