Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery: Expert Consult - Online and Print by Rahul Jandial, Paul McCormick, Peter McL. Black | | 9781437709070 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery: Expert Consult - Online and Print

by Rahul Jandial, Paul McCormick, Peter McL. Black
     
 

ISBN-10: 1437709079

ISBN-13: 9781437709070

Pub. Date: 04/25/2011

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery provides step-by-step guidance to help you effectively manage the full range of cranial and spinal neurosurgical disorders. Drs. Rahul Jandial, Paul McCormick, and Peter Black offer their expertise and experience in consistent chapters that cover the indications and contraindications, pitfalls, tips and tricks, and more for

Overview

Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery provides step-by-step guidance to help you effectively manage the full range of cranial and spinal neurosurgical disorders. Drs. Rahul Jandial, Paul McCormick, and Peter Black offer their expertise and experience in consistent chapters that cover the indications and contraindications, pitfalls, tips and tricks, and more for each procedure. With access to the full text and procedural videos online at www.expertconsult.com, you’ll have everything you need to minimize risk and get the best results.

• Master each technique by watching step-by-step videos online at www.expertconsult.com, and access the book’s complete text and illustrations.
• Find information easily with consistent chapters that include indications and contraindications, common pitfalls, bailout options, and tips and tricks from the experts for each procedure.
• Apply the expertise and experience of the world’s leading authorities in the field of neurosurgery.

The ideal neurosurgical reference offering the tools needed to hone a surgeons existing skills and learn new techniques in order to minimize risk and maximize earning potential in a comprehensive yet concise, easy-to-read reference

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437709070
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/25/2011
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
906,107
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

SECTION I EVALUATING THE PATIENT WITH MEMORY LOSS

CHAPTER 1 Why Diagnose and Treat?...................................................................1

CHAPTER 2 Evaluating the Patient with Memory Loss ............................................4

SECTION II DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF MEMORY LOSS

CHAPTER 3 Alzheimer’s Disease.........................................................................43

CHAPTER 4 Mild Cognitive Impairment ...............................................................71

CHAPTER 5 Dementia with Lewy Bodies (Including Parkinson’s

Disease Dementia) ...........................................................................79

CHAPTER 6 Vascular Dementia and Vascular Cognitive

Impairment ......................................................................................91

CHAPTER 7 Frontotemporal Dementia................................................................104

CHAPTER 8 Progressive Supranuclear Palsy .....................................................118

CHAPTER 9 Corticobasal Degeneration .............................................................128

CHAPTER 10 Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.....................................................136

CHAPTER 11 Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease..............................................................143

CHAPTER 12 Other Disorders..............................................................................148

SECTION III TREATMENT OF MEMORY LOSS

CHAPTER 13 Goals of Treatment.........................................................................163

CHAPTER 14 Cholinesterase Inhibitors................................................................166

CHAPTER 15 Memantine (Namenda) ...................................................................184

CHAPTER 16 Vitamins, Herbs, Supplements, and Anti-Inflammatories...................193

CHAPTER 17 Future Treatments of Memory Loss .................................................199

CHAPTER 18 Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Memory Loss ............................214

SECTION IV BEHAVIORAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS

OF DEMENTIA

CHAPTER 19 Evaluating the Behavioral and Psychological

Symptoms of Dementia...................................................................220

CHAPTER 20 Caring for and Educating the Caregiver...........................................228

CHAPTER 21 Non-Pharmacological Treatment of the Behavioral and

Psychological Symptoms of Dementia .............................................236

CHAPTER 22 Pharmacological Treatment of the Behavioral and Psychological

Symptoms of Dementia...................................................................247

SECTION V ADDITIONAL ISSUES

CHAPTER 23 Life Adjustments ............................................................................259

CHAPTER 24 Legal and Financial Issues.............................................................266

CHAPTER 25 Special Issues...............................................................................271

SECTION VI CASE STUDIES..............................................275

ONLINE ONLY APPENDICES: (See inside front cover for details)

APPENDIX A Cognitive Test and Questionnaire Forms, Instructions,

and Normative Data

APPENDIX B Screening for Memory Loss

APPENDIX C Our Current Understanding of Memory

Index.....................................................................................................................289

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