Gupta and Gelb's Essentials of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care (2nd Revised edition)

Gupta and Gelb's Essentials of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care (2nd Revised edition)

By: Derek Duane (editor), Adrian Gelb (editor), Ram Adapa (editor), Arun Gupta (editor)Paperback

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This updated second edition of Gupta and Gelb's Essentials of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care contains the ideal combination of updated information for the practitioner, presented in easy-to-digest short chapters. With an essential clinical focus on key neuroanesthesia and neurointensive care knowledge, it is a practical guide for any practitioner of neuroanesthesia, beginner, occasional or experienced. The user-friendly format contains bullet points to ensure retention of important data, key points to summarize the take-home messages, suitable images to enhance understanding, and pertinent and appropriate references to allow for further exploration of the topics. This book is ideal for residents and others undergoing neuroanesthesia training. It is also a great tool for Operating Room nurses and other OR support workers, neurosurgical residents and neurointensive care professionals. This will also be a useful book to supplement knowledge for postgraduate fellowship and Board examinations.


Part I. Anatomy: 1. Structure and function of the brain and spinal cord; 2. Cerebral circulation; Part II. Physiology: 3. Cerebral blood flow and its control; 4. Cerebral metabolism; 5. The intracranial compartment and intracranial pressure; 6. Cerebral ischemia; 7. Intraoperative brain protection; Part III. Pharmacology: 8. Intravenous anesthetic agents; 9. Volatile anesthetic agents; 10. Opioids and adjuvant drugs; Part IV. Neuroanesthesia: 11. Preoperative assessment; 12. Basic concepts of neuroimaging; 13. Neurosurgical operative approaches; 14. Surgical positioning; 15. Anesthesia for supratentorial surgery; 16. Anesthesia for intracranial vascular lesions; 17. Anesthesia for posterior Fossa lesions; 18. Anesthesia for CSF diversion and endoscopic neurosurgical procedures; 19. Anesthesia for epilepsy surgery and anticonvulsants; 20. Perioperative management of awake craniotomy; 21. Anesthesia for stereotactic and other functional neurosurgery; 22. Anesthesia for pituitary surgery; 23. Anesthesia for patients with head injury; 24. Anesthesia for spinal surgery; 25. Airway management and cervical spine disease; 26. Carotid endarterectomy; 27. Anesthesia and sedation for neuroimaging outside the OR; 28. Anesthesia for interventional neuroradiology; 29. Anesthesia for neurosurgery in infants and children; 30. Anesthetic considerations for pediatric neurotraums; 31. Postanesthesia care unit; Part V. Neurointensive Care: 32. Spinal cord injury; 33. Head injury: initial resuscitation and transfer; 34. Intensive care management of acute head injury; 35. Intracranial hemorrhage: ICU management; 36. Management of acute stroke; 37. Central nervous systems infections; 38. Central venous sinus thrombosis; 39. Autonomic dysfunction; 40. Fluid management; 41. Electrolyte disorders; 42. Status epilepticus; 43. Guillain-Barre syndrome and myasthenia Gravis; 44. Brain death; Part VI. Monitoring: 45. Intracranial pressure monitoring; 46. Jugular venous oximetry; 47. Cerebral oxygenation; 48. Microdialysis; 49. Electromyography and evoked potentials; 50. Electroencephalography and nervous system function monitoring; 51. TCDs and cerebral blood flow measurement; Part VII. Miscellaneous: 52. Neuroanesthesia in pregnancy; 53. Clinical information resources; 54. Case scenarios.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781316602522
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 426
  • ID: 9781316602522
  • weight: 730
  • ISBN10: 1316602524
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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