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Essentials of Neurosurgical Anesthesia & Critical Care: Strategies for Prevention, Early Detection, and Successful Management of Perioperative Complications

Essentials of Neurosurgical Anesthesia & Critical Care: Strategies for Prevention, Early Detection, and Successful Management of Perioperative Complications

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Edited by Ansgar M. Brambrink, Edited by Jeffrey R. Kirsch

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  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 943 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 235mm x 57mm | 1,419g
  • Publication date: 30 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0387095616
  • ISBN 13: 9780387095615
  • Edition statement: 2012
  • Illustrations note: 45 black & white illustrations, 15 colour illustrations, 282 black & white tables, biography
  • Sales rank: 773,329

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This handbook is aimed at first-line health care providers involved in the perioperative care of adult and pediatric neurosurgical patients. It is unique in its systematic focus on how to deal with common and important clinical challenges encountered in day-to-day practice in the OR, the PACU, and the ICU and is designed as a problem-solving tool for all members of the perioperative medicine team: trainees and faculty in anesthesiology, neurosurgery, and critical care; nurses; nurse anesthetists; and physician's assistants. * Encompasses clinical continuum from neurosurgical pre-op to critical care - plus anesthesia in neuroradiology * Adult and pediatric care * Structured algorithmic approach supports clinical decision-making * Succinct presentation of clinically relevant basic science * End-of-chapter summaries, with suggestions for further reading * Collaborative approach and multidisciplinary nature of perioperative medicine emphasized * Extensive summary tables * Portable and formatted for quick retrieval of information * Ideal for use in the OR, the PACU, and the ICU

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Ansgar M. Brambrink, MD, PhD Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine Portland, OR 97239 USA Jeffrey R. Kirsch, MD Professor and Chair Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine Portland, OR 97239 USA

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From the reviews: "This is a handbook on the perioperative and critical care of neurosurgical patients. The purpose is to provide a quick reference for all healthcare professionals who care for neurosurgical patients, in both the perioperative and critical care setting. ... Although written for a broad audience, from students to attending physicians, it is most appropriate for nurses and beginning residents." (Daniel S. Rubin, Doody's Book Reviews, July, 2012) "Veritable compendium ... . The contributors ... have been chosen from a wide range of centers ... . A multispecialty approach is emphasized, with representation not just from the anesthetic community ... but also from neurology, neurosurgery, radiology, internists, nursing, and pain management ... . most valuable ... . Chapters are short, concise, and well written. ... The book will not fit into a back pocket but could find a place in the drawer of the anesthetic machine." (Elizabeth A. M. Frost, Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, Vol. 24(4), October, 2012) "A welcome arrival ... .it provides a comprehensive series of diagnostic analyses and structured algorithmic approaches in all key areas. A major strength ... is its breadth and excellent organisation into 91 short chapters ... . Many flow diagrams are provided, illustrating diagnostic protocols for an extensive set of scenarios ... . Encompassing both adult and paediatric anaesthesia, the book has considerable depth of knowledge and detail ... . I strongly recommend this handbook ... it should find its way onto the book shelves of all neuroanaesthetists ... ." (J. Fraser, Anaesthesia, 2012) "Edited by two well-respected clinicians ... . This book is unique as a clinical handbook that essentially covers the major topics of neuroanesthesia in their entirety... . this is well-written, well-edited, and well-organized ... covers the diversity of perioperative complications and emergencies in neuroanesthesia and critical care. ... the impressive list of contributors ... have drawn on decades of collective experience while creating this work. ... offers good value ... a positive addition to the clinician's library." (Ryan S. Smith and Rosemary Ann Craen, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Vol. 60, November, 2012)

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This handbook is aimed at first-line health care providers involved in the perioperative care of adult and pediatric neurosurgical patients. It is unique in its systematic focus on how to deal with common and important clinical challenges encountered in day-to-day practice in the OR, the PACU, and the ICU and is designed as a problem-solving tool for all members of the perioperative medicine team: trainees and faculty in anesthesiology, neurosurgery, and critical care; nurses; nurse anesthetists; and physician s assistants. Encompasses clinical continuum from neurosurgical pre-op to critical care plus anesthesia in neuroradiology Adult and pediatric care Structured algorithmic approach supports clinical decision-making Succinct presentation of clinically relevant basic science End-of-chapter summaries, with suggestions for further reading Collaborative approach and multidisciplinary nature of perioperative medicine emphasized Extensive summary tables Portable and formatted for quick retrieval of information Ideal for use in the OR, the PACU, and the ICU

Table of contents

Preface Part I. Basics of Neuroanesthesia Care 1. The Adult Central Nervous System: Anatomy and Physiology Punita Sharma, MD, and Frederick Sieber, MD 2.Neuroendocrine Physiology: Fundamentals and Common Syndromes Joshua H. Atkins, MD, PhD 3. Cerebral Edema: Pathophysiology and Principles of Management Andrea Orfanakis, MD 4. Management of Fluids, Electrolytes and Blood Products in Neurosurgical Patients Renata Rusa, MD and Sadeq Quraishi, MD, MHA 5. Key Monitoring in Neuroanesthesia: Principles, Techniques and Indications Martin Smith, MBBS, FRCA Part II. Preoperative Concerns of the Neuroanesthesiologist 6. Cardiovascular Risk and Instability: Evaluation, Management and Triage Philip E. Lund, MD and Jeffrey R. Kirsch, MD 7. Risk Assessment of Critical Carotid Stenosis Treatment: Suggestions for Perioperative Management Elizabeth M Macri, MD. 8. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Risk Assessment and Perioperative Management Chanhung Z. Lee, MD, PhD, Pekka Talke, MD, and Susan Ryan, MD, PhD 9. Traumatic Brain Injury: Risk Assessment and Perioperative Management Lingzhong Meng, MD 10. Rare Neurologic Disorders and Neuromuscular Diseases: Risk Assessment and Perioperative Management Nicholas Hirsch, MBBS, FRCA FRCP 11. Perioperative Pharmacotherapy in Neurosurgery: Risk Assessment and Planning Alejandro E. Delfino, MD and Hernan R. Munoz, MD, MSc 12. Specific Considerations Regarding Consent and Communication with Patients and Family Prior to Neurosurgery Kenneth Abbey, MD, JD and Chloe Allen-Maycock, MD Part III. Fundamentals of Adult Neurosurgery and Neuroanesthesia 13. Preparing for Anesthesia in Neurosurgical Patients Andrea M. Dower BSc MD FRCPC and Pirjo Manninen MD FRCPC 14. Basics of Neurosurgical Techniques and Procedures Kenneth C. Liu, MD; Murat Oztaskin; and Kim J. Burchiel, MD 15. Positioning the Patient for Neurosurgical Operations Alexander Zlotnik, MD; Monica S. Vavilala, MD; and Irene Rozet, MD 16. The Intra-Operative Team: Getting the Most Out of Collaborative Care in the Operating Room Debra Reeves, RN Part IV. Critical Situations During Anesthesia for Brain Surgery in Adults 17. The "Tight Brain": Cerebral Herniation Syndrome Leslie C. Jameson, MD, Paul D. Mongan, MD, Daniel J. Janik, MD, and Tod B. Sloan, MD, MBA, PhD 18. Cerebral Ischemia: Options for Perioperative Neuroprotection Martin Soehle, MD 19. Massive Hemorrhage during Craniotomy: Emergency Management Lawrence Lai, MD and Audree A. Bendo, MD 20. Challenges During Anesthesia for Awake Craniotomy Judith Dinsmore, MBBS, FRCA 21. Perioperative Challenges During Stereotactic Neurosurgery and Deep Brain Stimulator Placement Marc A. Bloom, MD, PhD 22. Perioperative Challenges During Posterior Fossa Surgery Martin Schott, MD; Dieter Suhr, MD; and Jan-Peter Jantzen, MD, PhD 23. Perioperative Challenges During Release of Subdural and Epidural Hemorrhage Walter van den Bergh, MD, PhD and Olaf Cremer, MD 24. Perioperative Challenges During Cerebrovascular Surgery Jeremy D. Fields, MD; Kenneth C. Liu, MD; and Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD 25. Perioperative Challenges During Pituitary Surgery Shuji Dohi, MD, PhD 26. Perioperative Challenges During Craniotomy for Space-Occupying Brain Lesions Chanannait Paisansathan MD and Verna L Baughman MD Part V. Critical Situations During Anesthesia for Spinal Surgery in Adults 27. Perioperative Challenges in Patients with Unstable Spine Carl Helge Nielsen, M.D. 28. Airway crisis associated with cervical spine surgery Edward Crosby MD, FRCPC 29. Spinal Cord Injury During Spinal Surgery Masahiko Kawaguchi 30. Blood Loss During Spinal Surgery Matthew TV Chan, MBBS, FANZCA, FHKCA, FHKAM and Patricia KY Kan, MBBS, FANZCA, FHKCA, FHKAM 31. Coagulopathy in spinal surgery Andrew H. Milby, BS, Casey H. Halpern MD, and James M. Schuster MD, PhD 32. Postoperative Visual Loss Following Spinal Surgery Lorri Lee, MD Part VI. Critical Situations During Anesthesia for Other Procedures in Adult Surgery 33. Perioperative Challenges During Diagnostic and Perioperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Peter A. Farling. MB, BCh, BAO, FFARCSI, FRCA and Richard C. Corry, MB, ChB, FRCA 34. Perioperative Challenges During Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Carrie C. Bowman MS, CRNA and James G. Hilliard MS, CRNA 35. Perioperative Challenges During Carotid Artery Revascularization Ursula Schulz, MD and Peter Rothwell, MD Part VII. Specific Perioperative Concerns in Adult Neuroanesthesia 36. Venous Air Embolism During Surgery Liping Zhang, MD, Min Li, MD, and Chris C. Lee, MD, PhD 37. Arterial Hypotension and Hypertension During Neurosurgical Procedures Kirstin M. Erickson M.D. and Daniel J. Cole M.D. 38. Hyperthermia and Hypothermia During Neurosurgical Procedures Akiva Leibowitz, MD, Evgeni Brotfain, MD, Yoram Shapira MD, PhD 39. Challenges Associated with Perioperative Monitoring During Neurosurgery Osama Ahmed, MD, and Claudia Robertson, MD 40. Unintended Wake-up During Surgery Jeffrey Yoder, MD, and Chris C. Lee, MD, PhD 41. Cardiac arrest/Code Michael Bernhard, Jurgen Knapp, and Bernd W. Bottiger 42. Arousal From Anesthesia After Neurosurgical Operations W. Scott Jellish, M.D., Ph.D. 43. Communication Challenges During The Perioperative Period David Murray, MD Part VIII. Fundamentals of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Neuroanesthesia 44. Anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system in children Stuart Friess, MD, Todd J. Kilbaugh, MD, and Mark Helfaer, MD 45. Pediatric Anesthetic Care Requirements Gregory J. Latham, MD and Donald Shaffner, MD 46. The Pediatric Airway in Neurosurgery Debra E. Morrison, MD, and Zeev N. Kain, MD 47. Specific Aspects of Positioning and Fluids, Glucose, and Temperature Management in Children Undergoing Neurosurgical Procedures Gerhard K. Wolf, MD, John H. Arnold, MD, and Sulpicio G. Soriano, MD, FAAP Part IX. Critical Situations During Anesthesia for Pediatric Surgery 48. Challenges During Surgery for Hydrocephalus Inger Aliason, MD, and Jeffrey Koh, MD 49. Challenges During Surgery for Traumatic Brain Injury Chinwe Ajuba-Iwuji, MD and Dolores B. Njoku, MD 50. Challenges During Surgery for Meningomyelocele and Encephalomyelocele Allison Kinder Ross, MD 51. Challenges During Cranial Decompression Todd J. Kilbaugh, MD, Stuart Friess, MD, and Mark Helfaer, MD 52. Challenges During Surgery for Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Surgery Heike Gries, MD, PhD and Jeffrey Koh, MD 53. Challenges During Tumor Surgery in Children and Infants Christopher Karsanac, MD and Jayant Deshpande, MD, MPH 54. Challenges During Surgery for Vascular Anomalies in Pediatrics Edward R. Smith, MD, Craig D. McClain, MD, MPH, and Sulpicio G. Soriano, MD, FAAP 55. Challenges During Epilepsy Surgery in Pediatric Patients Abraham Rosenbaum, MD and Zeev N. Kain, MD 56. Challenges During Pediatric Endoscopic Neurosurgery Nina Deutsch, MD Part X. Postoperative Concerns in Neuroanesthesia 57. Emergence From Anesthesia Following Pediatric Neurosurgery Kirk Lalwani, M.D., F.R.C.A., M.C.R. 58. Postanesthesia Care Unit Risks Following Pediatric Neurosurgery Sally E Rampersad, MB, FRCA and Lynn D. Martin, MD, FAAP, FCCM 59. Intensive Care Risks of Pediatric Neurosurgery Craig D. McClain, MD, MPH and Michael McManus, MD, MPH Part XI. Fundamentals of Interventional Neuroradiology 60. Radiation Safety in Interventional Neuroradiology Justin P. Dodge, M.D.; Neil E. Roundy, M.D. and Kenneth C. Liu, M.D. 61. Understanding Basic Techniques and Procedures in Interventional Neuroradiology Kenneth C. Liu, MD; Lori E. Guidone, PA-C; and Stanley L. Barnwell, MD, PhD 62. Basics of Image Interpretation in Interventional Neuroradiology Wibke Mueller-Forell, MD, PhD Part XII. Specific Concerns Regarding Anesthesia for Interventional Neuroradiology 63. Procedural Challenges in Interventional Neuroradiology William L. Young, MD 64. Anesthesiological Challenges During Neuroradiological Interventions Michael Aziz, MD and Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD 65. Specific Challenges During Neuroradiological Interventions in Pediatric Patients Tariq Parray, MD and Timothy W. Martin, MD Part XIII. Challenges During Postoperaitve Anesthesia Care After Neurosurgery 66. Surgical Emergencies After Neurosurgery R. Alexander Schlichter, MD 67. Airway Emergencies After Neurosurgery Yulia Ivashkov, MD and Karen B. Domino, MD, MPH 68. Neurologic Emergencies After Neurosurgery Doortje Engel, MD and Andrew Maas, MD 69. Hemodynamic Complications After Neurosurgery Jeffrey Yoder, MD and Rene Tempelhoff MD 70. Endocrinologic Emergencies After Neurosurgery Ola Harrskog, MD, DEAA and Robert E. Shangraw, MD, PhD 71. Postoperative Paralysis, Skin Lesions, and Corneal Abrasions After Neurosurgery Martin H. Dauber, MD and Steven Roth, MD 72. Postoperative pain management in patients after neurosurgical operations Mary Newton MBBS, FRCA and Tacson Fernandez MBBS, FCARCSI, FIPP 73. Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting After Neurosurgery Concezione Tommasino, MD 74. The Transport of Neurosurgical Patients Laurel E. Moore, M.D. Part XIV. Challenges in Neurocritical Care of Neurosurgical Patients 75. Altered Mental Status in Neurosurgical Critical Care Christoph S. Burkhart MD, Stephan P. Strebel MD, Luzius A. Steiner, MD PhD 76. Cerebrovascular Vasospasm, Normal Pressure Breakthrough Edema, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in Neurosurgical Critical Care Syed Arshad, MD; Jose I. Suarez, MD 77. Sedation, Analgesia, and Neuromuscular Blockade in Neurosurgical Critical Care Miko Enomoto, MD and Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD 78. Airway and Pulmonary Management in Neurosurgical Critical Care Edward M Manno M.D. 79. Myocardial and Vascular Management in Neurosurgical Critical Care E. Paige Gerbic MD and Valerie Sera MD 80. Nutrition and Glucose Management in Neurosurgical Critical Care Michael Souter M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.A. , and Arthur M. Lam, MD, FRCPC 81. Fluid and Electrolyte Management in Neurosurgical Critical Care Guillermo Bugedo, MD, and Luis Castillo, MD 82. Temperature Management in Neurosurgical Critical Care Martin H. Dauber, MD 83. Coagulation Management in Neurosurgical Critical Care Sarice Bassin, MD and Thomas Bleck, MD 84. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage in Neurosurgical Critical Care Meghan Bost, M.D., and Kamila Vagnerova, M.D. 85. Intracranial Monitors in Neurosurgical Critical Care Patricia H. Petrozza, MD 86. Central Nervous System Infection in Neurosurgical Critical Care Mary K. Sturaitis, MD 87. Antiepileptic Drug Therapy in Neurosurgical Critical Care Panayiotis N. Varelas, MD, PhD and Denise H. Rhoney, Pharm.D 88. Withdrawal of mechanical ventilation in neurosurgical critical care Paul Bascom, MD 89. Brain Death in Neurosurgical Critical Care Amit Parkash, MD, FRCA and Basil Matta FRCA 90. Organ Donation in Neurosurgical Critical Care Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, FACS, FCCM 91. Interaction with Family and Friends in Neurosurgical Critical Care Amy E Guthrie MSN; Robert Hugo Richardson, MD; and Mary Denise Smith, MSN, CNS, ACHPN Index