Kumar and colleagues' Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient provides the reader with thorough coverage of neuroanatomical structures, operative surgical approaches, anesthetic considerations, as well as the full range of known complications relating to elective and non-elective neurosurgical procedures. Drawing upon the expertise of an interdisciplinary team of physicians from neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesiology, critical care, and nursing backgrounds, the text covers all aspects intensivists need to be aware of in order to provide optimal patient care.
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◾Over 100 world-renowned authors from multispecialty backgrounds (neurosurgeons, neuro-interventionalists, and neurointensivists) and top institutions contribute their unique perspectives to this challenging field.
◾Six sections cover topics such as intraoperative monitoring, craniotomy procedures, neuroanesthesiology principles, spine and endovascular neurosurgery, and additional specialty procedures.
◾Includes 300 tables and boxes, 70 line artworks, and 350 photographic images.
◾Clinical pearls pulled out of the main text offer easy reference.
Edited by Monisha Kumar, MD, Division of Neurocritical Care Director, NCC Fellowship Program Assistant Professor Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology & Critical Care University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA ; Joshua Levine, MD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Co-Director, Neurointensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA ; James Schuster, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery Site Coordinator for Neurosurgery-surgical clerkships Associate Director, Neurocritical Care-Trauma Associate Program Director Neurosurgery Residency Program Trauma Coordinator Department of Neurosurgery Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and W. Andrew Kofke, MD, MBA, FCCM, Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Neurosurgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Director, Neuroanesthasia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System; Co-Director, Neurointensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA