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Handbook of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Spinal Medicine for Nurses and Advanced Practice Health Professionals

ISBN 9781498719421
Published December 20, 2017 by Routledge
576 Pages 181 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

This practical handbook allows nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and allied health professionals practicing in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology, and spinal care to quickly review essentials while in the work environment. It emphasizes procedural steps and critical elements in patient management, including intensive care, the neurological examination, differential diagnoses, and pain management. Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts, the handbook is expected to become a well-worn companion and essential aid to the busy practitioner.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction

1. The importance of neurological illnesses, emergencies, and treatments, S. Shelby Burks and Michael Y. Wang

2. Neurological decompensation and emergencies, NIRAV PATEL, MD & BIANCA BELCHER, MPH, PA-C

3. The Neurointensive Care and Neuromonitoring Unit, Michael Safaee, Sanjay Dhall

4. The Neurosurgical Operating Room, Erika Freiberg, Sara Kadlec, Sharad Rajpal

5. Neurological Triage and the Differential Diagnosis, Krishana Sichinga

Part II: Anatomy

6. Neuroanatomy overview Part I: Cranial, Cristina Matthews

7. Neuroanatomy overview Part II: Spine, Carolina Sandoval-Garcia, Daniel K. Resnick

8. Neuroanatomy Overview Part III: Peripheral Nervous System, Marine Didize and Allan Levi

9. The neurological examination Part I: Cranial, S. Shelby Burks and Michael Y. Wang

10. The neurological examination Part II: Spine, Sherri Patchen and Ruth Perez

11. The Neurological Examination Part III: Peripheral Nervous System, Yoshua Esquenazi, Ashley E. Brown, and Daniel Kim

12. Lesion Localization, Jennifer A. Viner

13. The neurological examination of the infant and child, Karthik Madhavan, George M. Ghobrial, Stephen S Burks, Michael Y Wang

Part III: The team approach

14. Collaborative Practice with the Neurointensivist, Neurologist, and Neurosurgeon , Megan Keiser

15. Occupational, physical and speech therapies, Amy Wang and Alison Kirkpatrick

16. Neuroanesthesia , Cheng-Hsin Cheng, Junichi Ohya, Praveen Mummaneni, and Valli Mummaneni

17, Nutrition and Surgical Recovery, Marianne J. Beare and Nilesh A. Vyas

18. Social Services & Case Management , John Kenneally

19. Coordinating and Preparing for the Transition from the Acute Care Setting, Andrea L Strayer and Gregory R Trost

20. Adaptive Equipment , Amy Wang and Alison Kirkpatrick

21. Short and Long Term Disability, Sandra Stafford

22. Scientific Research & Clinical Trials, Lauren N. Simpson, Christina Sayama

Part IV: Monitoring the patient

23. Serial Neurologic Examinations, Adriana L. Castano, Scott A. Meyer

24. Intracranial Pressure Management, Eli Johnson, Katie Shpanskaya , Jamshid Ghajar, Odette A. Harris

25. Electrophysiology , Danielle Hulsebus, Martha Mangum, Paul Park

26. Monitoring the Patient: CSF Drainage, Vincent J. Alentado, Michael P. Steinmet

27. Spine Surgery Wound and Drain Management, Christine Orlina Macasieb and Praveen V. Mummaneni

28. Neurological Monitoring, Michael Y. Wang and Gregory Basil

29. The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Environment and the Neurosurgical Patient, Luke R. Hattenhauer

Part V: Clinical pathologies and scenarios: Brain

30. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, S. Shelby Burks, Patrick Wang, and George Ghobrial

31. Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, George Ghobrial, Karthik Madhavan, Shelby Burks

32. Chronic Subdural Hematoma management, Aminul I. Ahmed and Ross Bullock

33. Acute Hemorrhagic Stroke, Elizabeth Lee. Odette Harris

34. Clinical Pathologies and Scenarios: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Joli Vavao, Teresa Bell-Stephens, JJ Baumann and Gary K Steinberg

35. Hydrocephalus, Nadine Bradley, Jimmi Amick, Brandon G. Rocque

36. Malignant Brain Neoplasms and Brain Metastasis, Cathy Rosenberg, Simon Buttrick, Ricardo Komotar

37. Pituitary Surgery, Valentina Pennacchietti, Nelson M. Oyesiku

38. Skull base tumors, Angela Richardson, Cathy Rosenberg, Jacquer Morcos

39. Posterior Fossa Surgery, Solomon Ondoma, Yiping Li, Mustafa Baskaya

40. Epilepsy Surgery , Wendell Lake and Kyle Swanson

41. Brain Abscess, Andrea L Strayer, Wendell B. Lake

42. Type I Chiari Malformations, George M. Ghobrial, Karthik Madhavan, S. Shelby Burks

43. Brain Death and Organ Donation, Arun Paul Amar

Part VI: Clinical pathologies and scenarios: Spine,  ,  

44. Spinal Cord Injuries and Fractures , Laura Sweeney, George M. Ghobrial, James S. Harrop

45. Cauda Equina Syndrome, Jasmin Stefani, Luis M. Tumialán

46. Acute Low Back Pain, Laura Ellen Prado, David Benglis

47. Acute Neck Pain & Whiplash, Kelly Walters, John Lee, Honglian Huang

48. Anterior cervical surgery, Álvaro Martín Gallego, Chelsie McCarthy,; Roger Härtl

49. Posterior Cervical Surgery, Dennis T. Lockney, Angela Wolfe, Daniel J. Hoh

50. Spinal Decompressive Surgeries and Lumbar Microdiscectomy, Gabriel Duhancioglu, Rahul Kamath, Junyoung Ahn, Kern Singh.


52. Elective Spinal Surgery for Scoliosis & Kyphosis, Khoi D. Than, Junichi Ohya, Praveen V. Mummaneni

53. Spinal Tumors, Christine Boone, C. Rory Goodwin, Christina Hughes, Daniel M. Sciubba

54. Postoperative Multimodal Oral Pain Management in the Spine Patient, Andrea Strayer

55. Bracing and Electrical Stimulation, Kristina Shultz and Tricia Jette-Gonthier

56. Postoperative Physical and Occupational Therapy, Christie Stawicki, Tristan Fried, Gregory D. Schroeder, Alexander R. Vaccaro

57. Community-Acquired Spinal Infections, Tammy L. Tyree, Luis M. Tumialán

58. Iatrogenic Spinal Infections , Khalid Al-Rayess, Michael Virk, Praveen Mummaneni

59. Clinical Pathologies and Scenarios: Spinal Fluid Leakage, Vincent J. Alentado, Michael P. Steinmetz

60. Percutaneous Spinal Interventions & Pain Management, Eric Mayer and Karen Bond

Part VII: Clinical pathologies and scenarios: Neurology

61. Acute Ischemic Stroke, Nicole Bennett

62. Delirium, Colleen M. Foley

63. Meningitis, Nancy E. Villanueva

64. Alzheimer's dementia, LeAnn DeRungs

65. Parkinson Disease, Bruno V. Gallo, Alisabeth C. Hearron

66. Status Epilepticus, Candice Osuga Lin, Simon Buttrick, Odette Harris

67. DEMYELINATING SYNDROME: Multiple Sclerosis, Jeffrey Hernandez, Leticia Tornes, Janice Y. Maldonado

68. Intoxications, Timur M. Urakov, Rachel Hart

69. Headache, Jaclyn Baloga

70. Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Marine Dididze, Allan D. Levi

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Michael Wang, is a Professor in the Departments of Neurosurgery & Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA.

Odette Harris, is an associate professor at Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.

Andrea Strayer, is a certified Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Cathy Rosenberg, is a Clinical Instructor and Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Neurological Surgery at tje University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA.

Praveen Mummaneni, is Joan O'Reilly Endowed Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, USA.