Praise for the previous edition: "An excellent review for the written neurosurgical boards...recommended to all neurosurgery residents."--Journal of Neurosurgery The second edition of Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review contains all the information you need to prepare for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) written examination. Authored by a team of expert clinicians and neurosurgery trainees who earned top scores on their exams, this edition distills the current knowledge of the neurosciences and essential information for clinical practice. Six chapters provide comprehensive coverage of core concepts in anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care. Features of the second edition:
Concise descriptions aid rapid review of key concepts
Bullet-point format enhances ease of use and facilitates comprehension
Up-to-date coverage of classic symptoms and signs of common neurosurgical diseases
Current information related to the genetic basis of neurosurgical conditions
450 high-quality illustrations and images typical of those appearing on exams
This superb review is an indispensable resource for neurosurgical residents preparing for the ABNS certification exam. It is also ideal for clinicians seeking a refresher or for those preparing for recertification exams.
Surgical Spine Fellow, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
MARKETING HOOK - Summarizes key facts on the neurosurgery boards in less than 600 pages, saving an individual the time and trouble of reviewing thousands of pages in the main texts - The Citow name has become synonymous with board review preparation in the neurosurgery world. NEW EDITION HIGHLIGHTS - Anatomy chapter enhanced with tables to assist comprehension, and over 30 images from the Thieme Atlas of Anatomy Head and Neuroanatomy series - Updated information on molecular and genetic changes in neurosurgical conditions - Descriptions of new diseases added - Improved formatting - New images to replace some that were less clear in the first edition - Repetition between chapters was removed - Thoroughly revised and updated with additional relevant and important content, while maintaining the same successful format.