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The Essential Guide to the Oral and Clinical Neurosurgical Exam, 1st Edition

By Vivian A. Elwell

CRC Press

181 pages

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Neurosurgery: The Essential Guide to the Oral and Clinical Neurosurgical Examination is the first book of its kind to cover the International and Intercollegiate FRCS Specialty Examination in Neurosurgery. It will also help you prepare for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) examination and other neurosurgical examinations around the

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Essential Clinical Examination Guide. The Long Cases. The Short Cases. The Viva. Key topics would include: Operative Surgery and Surgical Anatomy, Investigation of the Neurosurgical patient including Neuroradiology, The Non-Operative Clinical Practice of Neurosurgery, Trauma, Neurophysiology, Pain Pathway, Neuropharmacology, Infections, Consent and Management. Abbreviations. Index.

About the Author

Miss Vivian A. Elwell is currently working as a Post-CCT Senior Spinal Fellow at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. Miss Elwell's awards include the Swinford Edward Silver Medal Prize for her OSCE Examination; the Columbia University Research Fellowship at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, USA; the Columbia University King's Crown Gold and Silver Medal Awards; the Kathrine Dulin Folger Cancer Research Fellowship and the ?Who's Who Young Scientists Award'. In 2010, she was a finalist for the BMA's Junior Doctor of the Year Award. Miss Elwell received her BA from Columbia College, Columbia University, and her MA from the University of Cambridge. She earned a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the Imperial College School of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Mr Ramez Kirollos is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. His main clinical interests include anterior and middle skull base, pituitary and pineal surgery, and surgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations. A passion for neurosurgical technique based on the thorough understanding of anatomy has accompanied Mr Kirollos' neurosurgical training and forms the basis of his surgical practice. Dr Kirollos oversees weekly registrar teaching sessions at Addenbrooke's Hospital, and serves on the faculty for Neuroanatomy of Operative Approaches and the British Neurosurgical Trainee. In 2006, Dr Kirollos was elected as a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. In 2010, for his commitment to surgical education, he received the prestigious Silver Scalpel Award. He is the chairman of the British Neurovascular Group (2013-2015).

Mr Syed Al-Haddad is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland. He commenced his neurosurgical training at the Walton Centre in Liverpool, where he developed his interest in n

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Neurology
MEDICAL / Surgery / Neurosurgery