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Author Gasco, Jaime.

Title The essential neurosurgery companion / Jaime Gasco, Remi Nader.

Imprint New York : Thieme, ©2013.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 1038 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents The Essential Neurosurgery Companion; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contributing Editors; Contributors; Introduction; 1 Neurosurgical Abbreviations; 2 The Neurosurgery Candidate; 2.1 Gathering a Background in the Field; 2.2 Optimizing Clinical and Professional Skills; 2.3 The Application Process, Interview Season, and the Match; 3 Board Examinations in Neurosurgery; 3.1 U.S. (American Board of Neurological Surgery); 3.2 European Written Board Examination; 3.3 Canadian Board Examination (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada).
4 Historical Pearls in NeurosurgeryCore Competencies; 5 ACGME; 5.1 ACGME Basics; 5.2 ACGME Hour Regulations for U.S. NSGY Residents; 5.3 ACGME Outcome Project; 6 Quality Assessment; 6.1 JCAHO; 6.2 NSQIP/SCIP; 7 Emergency Transfers-EMTALA; 8 Medicolegal Aspects; 8.1 Error Disclosure; 8.2 Patient Insurance (Medicare/Medicaid/HMOs/PPOs); 8.3 The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); 9 Ethics: Relationship with Vendors; Daily Essentials; 10 Focused Neurological Exam; 10.1 Basic Concepts; 10.2 Level of Consciousness/Mental Status; 10.3 Cranial Nerves; 10.4 Motor Exam.
10.5 Sensory Exam10.6 Reflexes; 10.7 Coordination and Gait; 10.8 Neurological Examination of the Comatose Patient; 11 Survival Skills; 11.1 Managing a Service; 11.2 Round Conduction; 12 On-Call Skills; 12.1 On-Call Students; 12.2 On-Call Residents; 12.3 Consults; 12.4 Work Environment Tips; 13 Oral Presentation Pearls; 14 Medical Spanish for Neurosurgeons; 14.1 Basic Commands; 14.2 Shunt Evaluation; 14.3 Explaining Imaging Findings; 14.4 Spine; 14.5 Brain Injury; 14.6 Stroke; 14.7 Tumors; 14.8 Aneurysms; 14.9 Postoperative; 14.10 Follow-Up; 15 Neurosurgical Instruments; Fundamentals.
16 Neuroanatomy16.1 Brainstem and Cranial Nerves; 16.1.1 Medulla; 16.1.2 Pons; 16.1.3 Midbrain; 16.2 Cerebellum; 16.3 Diencephalon; 16.3.1 Thalamus; 16.3.2 Hypothalamus; 16.3.3 Subthalamus; 16.3.4 Epithalamus; 16.4 Cerebral Hemispheres/Telencephalon; 16.4.1 Limbic System; 16.4.2 Basal Ganglia; 16.5 Vascular Territories; 16.5.1 Carotid Arteries; 16.5.2 Anterior and Posterior Circulation; 16.5.3 Spinal Cord Blood Supply; 16.6 Spinal Cord and Tracts: Descending Pathways; 16.6.1 Corticospinal Tract; 16.6.2 Descending Autonomic System; 16.7 Spinal Cord and Tracts: Ascending Pathways.
16.7.1 Dorsal Columnar Pathway or Medial Lemniscal System16.7.2 Spinothalamic Tracts; 16.8 Autonomic Nervous System; 16.8.1 Sympathetic; 16.8.2 Parasympathetic; 16.9 CSF and Cisterns; 16.10 Meninges; 17 Neurophysiology; 17.1 Basic Concepts; 17.2 EEG Interpretation; 17.3 EMG Interpretation; 17.4 Evoked Potential Interpretation; 17.5 Sleep Studies; 18 Neurobiology; 18.1 Neuronal Death and Regeneration; 18.2 Neuron/Axon Structure; 18.3 Action Potential; 18.4 Muscle Spindles and Golgi Tendon Organs; 19 Neuroendocrinology; 19.1 Circumventricular Organs; 19.2 Hypothalamus; 19.2.1 Anterior.
Summary A practical neurosurgical resource rich with answers to questions commonly encountered in clinical practicePresented in a highly efficient question-and-answer format, The Essential Neurosurgery Companion is a portable handbook for quick referencing of key concepts encountered in neurosurgical practice. With a strong focus on the realities residents face each day, the book covers practical issues such as how to apply to residency programs, what to do during rounds, and how to examine patients, as well as more advanced issues in all areas of neurosur.
Subject Nervous system -- Surgery -- Miscellanea.
Nervous system -- Diseases -- Miscellanea.
Nervous system -- Surgery.
Nervous System Diseases -- surgery
Neurosurgical Procedures -- methods
Neurosurgical Procedures
Neurochirurgie -- Miscellanées.
Système nerveux -- Maladies -- Miscellanées.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- Neurosurgery.
Nervous system -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst01036098
Nervous system -- Surgery. (OCoLC)fst01036143
Genre/Form Examination Questions
Electronic books.
Examinations. (OCoLC)fst01423780
Trivia and miscellanea. (OCoLC)fst01921748
Added Author Nader, Remi.
Other Form: Print version: Gasco, Jaime. Essential neurosurgery companion. New York : Thieme, ©2013 9781604067354 (DLC) 2011049357 (OCoLC)765785428
ISBN 9781604067361 (electronic bk.)
1604067365 (electronic bk.)
9781283638852 (MyiLibrary)
1283638851 (MyiLibrary)
Standard No. DEBBG BV043111997
DEBSZ 42460728X
GBVCP 804510016

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