Description: This book is a quick summary and review of the neurosurgical topics needed for the neurosurgical board examination.
Purpose: The purpose is to save time, relieve anxiety encountered during preparation for the exam, and to provide a nice, steady stream of information. These are very worthy objectives which the authors meet.
Audience: This book is written primarily for residents who are going to take the written neurosurgical board examination. It might be helpful for students who need a quick review of different neurological sciences such as neurosurgery, neurology, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, etc.
Features: This book is divided into seven chapters with descriptions of the most important topics in the neurological sciences needed for the board examination. It is comprehensive and easy to read, and the topics are covered in alphabetical order. Various topics are grouped together to facilitate understanding. Illustrations would have enhanced this book.
Assessment: This is a useful, excellent, and quick review of various neurological science topics for those who are taking the board examination.