Essentials of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-08-01
  • Publisher: SAUNDERS W B CO

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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. Provides the key neuroanesthesia and neurointensive care information you need from authorities you trust. Uses a concise, user-friendly format to help you locate answers quickly. Features key points boxes in each chapter to help you quickly access the most crucial information. Includes annotated references that guide you to the most relevant additional resources. Features a compact size and clinical emphasis that facilitates and enhances bedside patient care. Contains the authoritative guidance of larger reference books without the expense.

Author Biography

Arun K. Gupta, MBBS, MA, PhD, FRCA, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Neurointensive Care, Director of Postgraduate Medical Education, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Adrian W. Gelb, MBChB, DA, FRCPC, Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Table of Contents

Structure and Function of the Brain and Spinal Cordp. 3
Cerebral Circulationp. 13
Cerebral Blood Flow and Its Controlp. 21
The Intracranial Compartment and Intracranial Pressurep. 26
Cerebral Metabolismp. 32
Cerebral Ischemiap. 36
Intraoperative Brain Protectionp. 43
Intravenous Anesthetic Agentsp. 51
Volatile Anesthetic Agentsp. 56
Opioids and Adjuvant Drugsp. 59
Anticonvulsantsp. 64
Preoperative Assessmentp. 71
Basic Concepts of Neuroimagingp. 77
Neurosurgical Operative Approachesp. 87
Surgical Positioningp. 98
Anesthesia for Supratentorial Surgeryp. 106
Anesthesia for Intracranial Vascular Lesionsp. 111
Anesthesia for Posterior Fossa Lesionsp. 119
Anesthesia for Epilepsy Surgeryp. 125
Perioperative Management of Awake Craniotomyp. 131
Anesthesia for Stereotactic Surgeryp. 136
Anesthesia for Pituitary Surgeryp. 141
Anesthesia for Patients with Head Injuryp. 150
Anesthesia for Spinal Surgeryp. 155
Airway Management and Cervical Spine Diseasep. 160
Carotid Endarterectomyp. 167
Anesthesia for Interventional Neuroradiologyp. 173
Anesthesia and Sedation for Neuroimaging Outside the Operating Roomp. 179
Anesthesia for Neurosurgery in Infants and Childrenp. 185
Anesthetic Considerations for Pediatric Neurotraumap. 192
Postanesthesia Care Unitp. 202
Neurointensive Care
Spinal Cord Injuryp. 211
Head Injury: Initial Resuscitation and Transferp. 217
Intensive Care Management of Acute Head Injuryp. 222
Intracranial Hemorrhage: Intensive Care Managementp. 229
Fluid Managementp. 237
Electrolyte Disordersp. 241
Status Epilepticusp. 247
Brain Deathp. 253
Intracranial Pressure Monitoringp. 259
Jugular Venous Oximetryp. 267
Tissue Oxygenationp. 270
Microdialysisp. 277
Electromyography and Evoked Potentialsp. 283
Electroencephalography and Cerebral Function Monitoringp. 290
Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography and Other Measures of Cerebral Blood Flowp. 296
Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Myasthenia Gravisp. 303
Neuroanesthesia in Pregnancyp. 311
Clinical Information Resourcesp. 317
Case Scenariosp. 322
Indexp. 329
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