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Title The neurosurgical consult book / edited by Risheng Xu, Jordina Rincon-Torroella, Ann Liu
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2023]


Description 1 online resource (386 pages) : illustrations
Contents <P> <b>Section One- Trauma Consults. </p></b> <p>1. Epidural Hematoma </p> <p>2. Traumatic Subarachnoid </p> <p>3. Acute Subdural Hematoma </p> <p>4. Diffuse Axonal Injury </p> <p>5. Gunshot Wound (spine and cranial) </p> <p>6. Odontoid Fracture </p> <p>7. Jefferson Fracture </p> <p>8. Chance Fracture </p> <p>9. Perched/Jumped facets </p> <p>10. Burst fracture with retropulsion </p> <p>11. Clay Shoveler Fracture </p> <b> <p>Section Two- Tumor Consults </p></b> <p>12. Meningioma </p> <p>13. Low grade intra-axial tumors </p> <p>14. High grade intra-axial tumors </p> <p>15. Supratentorial Metastases </p> <p>16. Infratentorial Metastases </p> <p>17. Pituitary Tumors </p> <p>18. Pituitary apoplexy </p> <p>19. Intraventricular tumor </p> <p>20. Pituitary tumor with hypernatremia </p> <p>21. Tumor mimic: stroke </p> <p>22. Tumor progression vs treatment effect </p> <b> <p>Section Three -- Vascular Diseases </p></b> <p>23. Supratentorial intracranial hemorrhage </p> <p>24. Infratentorial intracranial hemorrhage </p> <p>25. Chronic subdural hematoma </p> <p>26. Hemicraniectomy for stroke </p> <p>27. Thrombectomy for stroke </p> <p>28. Non-ruptured aneurysm </p> <p>29. Ruptured aneurysm -- subarachnoid hemorrhage </p> <p>30. Perimesencephalic subarachnoid hemorrhage </p> <p>31. Arteriovenous malformation after radiosurgery </p> <p>32. Ruptured arteriovenous malformation </p> <p>33. Dural arteriovenous fistula </p> <p>34. Cavernous malformation </p> <p>35. Carotid-cavernous fistulas </p> <p>36. Internal carotid stenosis </p> <b> <p>Section Four -- Spine and Peripheral Nerve Consults </p></b> <p>37. Non-operative degenerative spine disease </p> <p>38. Cervical myelopathy </p> <p>39. Neck pain -- ACDF </p> <p>40. Thoracic myelopathy </p> <p>41. Lumbar degenerative disease </p> <p>42. Cauda equina </p> <p>43. Sagittal balance/adjacent segment disease </p> <p>44. Central cord </p> <p>45. Postoperative epidural hematoma </p> <p>46. Spinal tumor -- intradural </p> <p>47. Spinal tumor -- extradural </p> <p>48. Spinal dural arteriovenous fistula </p> <p>49. Spinal cord intrinsic tumor mimic: MS </p> <p>50. Nerve section injury </p> <p>51. Nerve crush injury </p> <b> <p>Section Five -- Pediatric consults </p></b> <p>52. Perinatal intraventricular hemorrhage </p> <p>53. Myelomeningocele/chiari </p> <p>54. Shunt malfunction </p> <p>55. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy </p> <p>56. Pediatric brain tumors </p> <p>57. Pediatric spinal tumor </p> <p>58. Depressed skull fracture </p> <p>59. Non-depressed skull fracture </p> <p>60. Non-accidental trauma </p> <p>61. SCIWORA </p> <b> <p>Section Six -- Hydrocephalus </p></b> <p>62. Normal pressure hydrocephalus </p> <p>63. Acute shunt malfunction -- distal </p> <p>64. Acute shunt malfunction -- proximal </p> <p>65. Pseudotumor </p> <p>66. Spontaneous CSF leak/encephalocele </p> <b> <p>Section Seven -- Infection Consults </p></b> <p>67. Puffy Pott's Tumor </p> <p>68. Intraparenchymal abscess </p> <p>69. Osteomyelitis/epidural abscess -- operative </p> <p>70. Osteomyelitis/epidural abscess -- nonoperative </p> <b> <p>Section Eight -- Functional and Pain Consults </p></b> <p>71. Baclofen pump malfunction </p> <p>72. Baclofen pump infection </p> <p>73. Spinal cord stimulator </p> <p>74. Adult chiari and Ehler Danlos </p> <p>75. Trigeminal Neuralgia </p> <b> <p>Section Nine -- Post-operative Complications </p></b> <p>76. Post-operative DVT/PE </p> <p>77. Epidural hematoma -- cranial </p> <p>78. Epidural hematoma -- spinal </p> <p>79. Septic emboli/cement emboli </p> <p>80. Wound infection -- cranial </p> <p>81. Wound infection -- spinal </p> <p>82. Shunt infection </p> <p>83. Postoperative CSF leak </p> <p>84. Postop intracranial hemorrhage </p> <b> <p>Section Ten -- Procedures </p></b> <p>85. Shunt change and shunt tap </p> <p>86. Intracranial Pressure Monitor </p> <p>87. Intraventricular catheter </p> <p>88. Lumbar puncture </p> <p>89. Lumbar drain </p>
Summary "Written by neurosurgery residents for neurosurgery residents and other providers, The Neurosurgical Consult Book focuses on the initial care and treatment of the neurosurgical consult patient, providing the key guidance you need when quick clinical management decisions are critical. You will learn to recognize the acuity of patient presentation and determine how to immediately triage the needs of the patient at an appropriate level of care. This portable, practical guide helps you quickly steer neurosurgical patients to medical stability and safety until a definitive treatment plan is implemented"-- publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from table of contents page (Elsevier ClinicalKey, viewed December 21, 2022)
Subject Nervous system -- Surgery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Trauma, Nervous System
Symptom Assessment
Nervous system -- Surgery
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals
Form Electronic book
Author Xu, Risheng, editor
Rincon-Torroella, Jordina, editor.
Liu, Ann, editor
ISBN 9780323756150