A useful, thorough introduction to assessment of intraoperative neurologic function, combining all aspects of neurophysiologic assessment - EEG, evoked potentials, ICP, TCD, etc. The text includes basic physiology and pathophysiology, and stresses
INTRAOPERATIVE NEUROPHYSIOLOGIC MONITORING: A historical perspective; Functional neuroanatomy for neurophysiologic monitoring; Functional neurophysiology; Neuropathophysiology - the basics; Technical standards and techniques for basic
electroencephalography; Basic scalp electroencephalography; Computerised EEG analysis; Intraoperative electrocorticography; The epilepsy montoring unit as an extension of the operating room; Intraoperative evoked potentials; Technical standards and
instrumentation; Somatosensory evoked potentials; Brainstem auditory evoked potentials in intraoperative monitoring; Motor evoked potentials; Intraoperative electromyography; Intraoperative facial nerve monitoring; Intraoperative cortical stimulation and
recording; Combining somatosensory and motor evoked potentials for posterior spine fusion; Pharmacological effects of anesthesia on intraoperative neurophysiolgoical monitoring; Special problems in the operating room; Assessing and responding to detected
abnormalities during intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring; Intracranial pressure monitoring; Transcranial doppler monitoring; Cerebral oximetry; Arterial - jugular oxygen difference; A guide to intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring -
recommended techniques and protocols.
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1995
- 27th April 1995
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Eric A. Walker Professor and Chair and Staff Anesthesiologist, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA
Associate Professor of Neurology, Pennsylvania State University; Director of Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratories; The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, PA
Need more info on visual evoked potentials; very comprehensive coverage of auditory evoked potentials.