Monitoring the Nervous System for Anesthesiologists and Other Health Care Professionals, Second Edition
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The presence of a neuro-trained anesthesiologist and intensivist offers potential benefit in optimizing patient safety and reducing neuronal insults – not only in the neurosurgical operating room and intensive care unit but in orthopedic, ear/nose/throat, and cardiovascular surgical settings. Furthermore, with plans moving forward on establishing an accredited training program in perioperative neuroscience as part of a neuro-anesthesiology fellowship program,1 the second edition of the Monitoring the Nervous System for Anesthesiologists and Other Health Care Professionals comes close to being considered a mandatory basic textbook.
This comprehensive, 700-page tome leads the reader through each current intraoperative neuro-monitoring modality in an easy-to-read format and well-structured chapters. Professionals from numerous specialties – anesthesiologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, neurophysiologists, neurologists – collaborate in convincing the student that not only...
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This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.
- 1.Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care. International Council on Perioperative Neuroscience Training (ICPNT). Charter. Amended January 21, 2018. Available from URL: http://www.snacc.org (accessed March 2018).
- 2.Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Fourth Edition. Available from URL: www.braintrauma.org/coma/guidelines (accessed March 2018).