1st Edition

Manual of Neuroanesthesia The Essentials

Edited By Hemanshu Prabhakar, Charu Mahajan, Indu Kapoor Copyright 2017
    520 Pages
    by CRC Press

    520 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    This book will provide all the basic details of neuroanaesthesia and how management of different neurosurgical cases may differ. Simple issues such as neurological examination of patient, understanding CT-scan and MRI scans along with anaesthetic management are discussed in simple language, making this book a ready-reckoner. The title provides an insight into all possible aspects of anesthetic management of neurosurgical and commonly encountered neurologic patients. The book also includes chapters related to allied specialities such as critical care, neurology and neuroradiology, making it a complete package.

    Basic principles of Neuroanaesthesia. Examining the neurosurgical patient. Monitoring the neurosurgical patient. Anaesthesia for neurosurgical patient. Positioning the neurosurgical patient. Fluid management of neurosurgical patient. Case-specific management. Pre- operative complications in neurosurgical patients. Basics of neuroradiology. Basics of neurointensive care. Special considerations. Appendix: Scales and Scores.


    Dr.HemanshuPrabhakar is Additional Professor in Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. He received his training in neuroanaesthesia in the same institute and is currently completing his PhD. He is recipient of the AIIMS Excellence award for notable contribution in academics. He has more than 200 publications in national and international journals to his credit. He is a reviewer for various national and international journals. He is also a review author for the Cochrane Collaboration and has special interest in evidence based practice of neuroanaesthesia. He is a member of various national and international neuroanaesthesia societies and past Secretary of the Indian Society of Neuroanaesthesia and Critical Care. He is an invited faculty for various national and international conferences. He is on the Editorial board of Indian Journal of Palliative care and is the executive editor of the Journal of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care.

    I highly recommend this textbook for practicing anesthetists who encounter the opportunity to anesthetize for neurosurgical procedures. The language is easy to understand, the information is generally well organized and easy to follow, and the diagrams add value to the text.
    Margot Rumball, FANZCA Jamie W. Sleigh, MD Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Waikato Hospital Hamilton, New Zealand, International Anesthesia Research Society