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Top Edited by James E. Cottrell, M. Young, M. Philadelphia, Mosby Elsevier, Pages: Neuroanesthesia and perioperative care of the neurosurgical patient requires a thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology—in addition to familiarity with the surgical procedure, neuroimaging, and disease-specific pathophysiology. Integration and clinical application of this knowledge is essential to formulate an intelligent treatment plan as well as to predict, prevent, and manage potential complications.
The chapter format, along with strategic use of tables, figures, and images, has resulted in a resource that is both visually inviting and helpful in facilitating knowledge retention. Each hardcover text is also accompanied by full online resource access.
This newly released text has been substantially revised and updated from the edition. These many changes include William L. These additions provide fresh insight and expertise from a diversity of backgrounds, including basic and clinical scientists, neurointensivists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neuroanesthetists.
The diversity of authors provides a well-balanced perspective to this text. The authors did an excellent job providing an up-to-date and comprehensive discussion of each topic without excessive detail that obscures salient points. Key studies that have helped shape clinical care are highlighted throughout and have been updated since the previous edition. Most chapters can be read easily in a single sitting, allowing easy assimilation of the information presented and placement within the broader clinical context.
The breadth of the text is also appropriate, with attention given to all major clinical categories as well as a complement of supplementary chapters devoted to topics such as neuroradiology and neurophysiologic monitoring. In total, the fifth edition has 25 chapters, seven of which have been added since the edition. Although suitable and recommended for anesthesia trainees, this text goes far beyond any clinical handbook or board-preparation type resource.
As Michael Todd, M. It is for those who want to provide the highest level of care for their patients by truly understanding why they do what they do. This approach to neuroanesthesia will allow one to adapt and handle any clinical situation that arises in a confident and intelligent fashion. Overall, this is an improved and updated version of an already successful neuroanesthesia text that has been around for many years. Although not without the occasional minor error inherent to all texts of this size, the editors have again produced a comprehensive and up-to-date resource that can be read cover to cover.
There are a number of textbooks of neuroanesthesia, each with a slightly different focus and each with a different breadth and depth.
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