- (2017; 2nd Edition)Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and AnswersShow details
Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and Answers, Second Edition by Mark Shaya and an impressive cadre of coauthors and contributors, thoroughly prepares medical students and residents for common yet challenging questions frequently encountered during neurosurgery rounds. The convenient, easy-to-follow format provides diverse coverage of multiple disciplines intertwined in the understanding, care, and treatment of neurosurgical patients.
Bringing the state of the art in neurosurgery up to date, nine revised and expanded chapters cover a full range of congenital, degenerative, traumatic, neoplastic, infectious, vascular, and inflammatory conditions impacting the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Short answers and explanations appear directly below the questions, enabling quick reference during busy hospital shifts.
More than 1,600 questions and answers test readers on a wide range of basic neuroscience, brain, spine, and peripheral nerve topics
30 featured cases provide invaluable clinical pearls and insightful discussions
More than 175 high-quality radiographs and anatomical illustrations enhance the text
- (2009; 2nd Edition)Comprehensive Board Review in NeurologyShow details
The second edition of Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review contains all the information you need to prepare for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) written examination. Authored by a team of expert clinicians and neurosurgery trainees who earned top scores on their exams, this edition distills the current knowledge of the neurosciences and essential information for clinical practice. Six chapters provide comprehensive coverage of core concepts in anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care.
Concise descriptions aid rapid review of key concepts
Bullet-point format enhances ease of use and facilitates comprehension
Up-to-date coverage of classic symptoms and signs of common neurosurgical diseases
Current information related to the genetic basis of neurosurgical conditions
450 high-quality illustrations and images typical of those appearing on exams
This superb review is an indispensable resource for neurosurgical residents preparing for the ABNS certification exam. It is also ideal for clinicians seeking a refresher or for those preparing for recertification exams.
- (2009; 1st Edition)Anatomic Basis of Neurologic DiagnosisShow details
Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis is a lavishly illustrated book that places special emphasis on the paramount importance of signs and symptoms for the accurate diagnosis of neurologic disorders. It opens with a comprehensive review of neuroembryology, enabling readers to gain knowledge of normal nervous system development and related developmental disorders. The second section of the book comprises an easily accessible presentation of the anatomy of regional parts and to-the-point information on the cardinal manifestations of disease. Separate chapters in the third section of the book present the anatomy of different functional systems and provide practical approaches to diagnosing patients with system disorders. A final chapter covers the anatomy of the vascular system and cerebrospinal fluid.
Practical organization of chapters, according to regions and functional systems, reflects the clinician's approach to patient care
Full-color illustrations provide an indispensable visual aid to learning and reviewing clinically relevant neurologic anatomy and pathways
Numerous tables summarize key points
Ideal for reading cover-to-cover, this book is essential for residents and students seeking to fully understand the complexity of clinical neuroanatomy. Seasoned clinicians will find the book a valuable refresher.
- (2008; 1st Edition)Clinical Research for SurgeonsShow details
Clinical Research for Surgeons is a practical guide for understanding, planning, conducting, and evaluating surgical research. It covers the principles of evidence-based surgery and applies these principles to the design of suitable research studies. The reader will come to fully understand important concepts such as case-control study, prospective cohort study, randomized trial, and reliability study. The book provides valuable discussions of the critical appraisal of published clinical studies, allowing the reader to learn how to evaluate the quality of such studies with respect to measuring outcomes and to make effective use of all types of evidence in patient care.
Insights from experienced surgeons and veteran researchers
Easy-to-reference text boxes with Key Concepts, Jargon Simplified, and Examples from the Literature
Coverage of both open and minimally-invasive surgical procedures
50 illustrations demonstrating key points
This book is a valuable reference for clinicians and residents in a range of disciplines, including general surgery, orthopedic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology, neurosurgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, interventional radiology, cardiac surgery.
- (2007; 1st Edition)Direct Diagnosis in Radiology. Brain Imaging.Show details
Dx-Direct is a series of eleven Thieme books covering the main subspecialties in radiology. It includes all the cases you are most likely to see in your typical working day as a radiologist. For each condition or disease you will find the information you need -- with just the right level of detail.
Dx-Direct gets to the point: - Definitions, Epidemiology, Etiology, and Imaging Signs - Typical Presentation, Treatment Options, Course and Prognosis - Differential Diagnosis, Tips and Pitfalls, and Key References
- (2004; 1st Edition)Color Atlas of NeurologyShow details
The nervous system and musculature are affected in nearly all diseases, making accurate diagnosis of specific neurologic conditions especially challenging. Now in a long awaited second edition, this acclaimed Thieme Flexibook elucidates even the most difficult concepts through its clear, compact text and lavish illustrations.
Covers the entire scope of the field, from anatomy, physiology and structural basics to normal and abnormal nervous system function, neurologic syndromes (e.g., cerebral and spinal disorders, peripheral neuropathies, myopathies) and state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques
Creates didactic, two-page teaching units by placing lucid text opposite exquisite, fully labeled illustrations ideal for learning and retention
Includes new sections on the limbic system, vasculature of the cerebellum, spinal fluid, neuroimmunology, neurodegeneration, neurotransmitters, botulismus and more
Highlights all signs, symptoms, and neurologic disease patterns for quick recognition and identification of disorders
Provides a comprehensive section of tables for easy access to the most important facts needed in the clinic
Medical students and residents will be pleased with its clear, instructive presentation of sophisticated topics, while neurologists, neurosurgeons, primary care physicians, nurses and other medical personnel will find this stunning visual guide essential in daily practice.
- (1999; 1st Edition)Differential Diagnosis in Neurology and Neurosurgery. A Clinician's Pocket Guide.Show details
This pocket-sized Thieme flexibook offers quick, reliable clarification of a wide and often confusing array of presenting symptoms. The book provides vital diagnostic information in a convenient tabular format that leaves no stone unturned in considering the rarer possibilities, and is enormously helpful in achieving an accurate diagnosis. Handy and comprehensive, it is ideal for physicians involved in examining and admitting patients who require neurosurgical intervention.
- (1999; 1st Edition)Color Atlas of NeuroscienceShow details
Taking a uniquely visual approach to complex subject matter, this pocket Flexibook gives you a full understanding of the basics of neuroscience with 193 exquisite color plates and concise text. Following in the successful tradition of the basic sciences Thieme Flexibooks, this title presents anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology of neuroscience. You will find in-depth coverage of: neuroanatomy, embryology, cellular neuroscience, somatosensory processing, motor control, brain stem and cranial outflow, autonomic nervous system, and much more! The book is designed to supplement larger texts and is ideal as both an introduction to the subject and a complete study guide for exam preparation. It will prove invaluable for all medical and biology students.