Neuroanesthesia, Anaesthesia in a Nutshell

Neuroanesthesia

Anaesthesia in a Nutshell

By Judith Dinsmore, MB, BS(London), FRCA, DA, Consultant Anaesthetist (specializing in Neurosurgery), St George's Hospital, London, UK; and George Hall, MB, BS, PhD, FIBiol, FRCA, Chairman and Professor of Anaesthesia, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London, UK


Applied neurophysiology - control of cerebral circulation and ICP; Applied neuropharmacology - effect of drugs on CBF and ICP, control of convulsions, management of cerebral ischaemia; Preoperative assessment and management; Neuroimaging - CT and MRI; Principles of anaesthesia for craniotomy; Anaesthesia for aneurysm surgery; Anaesthesia for tumour; Anaesthesia for posterior fossa surgery; Anaesthesia for spinal surgery; Postoperative care; Monitoring of CNS; Traumatic brain injury