Neurosurgery Knowledge Update

Author: Robert Harbaugh
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1626230374
Format: PDF
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Certification from the American Board of Neurological Surgeons (ABNS) is the gold standard for certification of neurosurgeons practicing in the U.S. This text is the most up-to-date board review guide for neurosurgeons. It features actual cases, over 300 high-quality illustrations and images, clinical overviews, and a Q and A that mimics the ABNS exam format. Uniquely qualified as esteemed experts in organized neurosurgery as well as past or present Directors of the ABNS, the editors have compiled a book of remarkable depth and scope. With contributions from top neurosurgeons in each subspecialty, this text will prepare neurosurgeons for the rigorous ABNS exams. This indispensable book will help neurosurgeons and neurosurgical residents prepare thoroughly for written and oral board examinations, and benefit board-certified neurosurgeons who need to fulfill MOC requirements. Thieme eNeurosurgery is the worlds most comprehensive neurosurgical resource online. For a free trial, go to: http://thieme.com/eneurotrial

Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review

Author: Jonathan Stuart Citow
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604062169
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Praise for the previous edition:An excellent review for the written neurosurgical boards...recommended to all neurosurgery residents.--Journal of NeurosurgeryThe 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. Features of the second edition: 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.

Neurosurgery Case Review

Author: Remi Nader
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604062177
Format: PDF
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An ideal resource for board exam preparation, this review distills the essentials of neurosurgery in a user-friendly question and answer format. Divided into three main sections, this text presents a comprehensive collection of cases covering intracranial pathology, spinal and peripheral nerve pathology, and neurology. Each chapter opens by detailing the clinical presentation of a problem frequently encountered in everyday practice followed by a list of questions and answers designed to test the reader's knowledge of diagnostic techniques, imaging, surgical indications, treatment options, potential complications, and outcomes.Highlights: Contributions from internationally recognized authorities in the main subspecialties of neurosurgery, including neurosurgical oncology, skull base surgery, vascular neurosurgery, spine surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and epilepsy surgery Succinct bullet-point format and consistent presentation in each chapter for rapid review of essential concepts Detailed coverage of common and rare neurologic pathologies More than 380 high-quality images, including 76 full-color illustrations that demonstrate important concepts Valuable references to current evidence-based scientific data This book is an indispensable tool for neurosurgeons, residents, and fellows preparing for their oral board or recertification examinations. With its highly accessible presentation, this book will also be a valuable refresher for clinicians and a useful reference for students preparing for rounds.

Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery E Book

Author: Rahul Jandial
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437737722
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Neurosurgery Oral Board Review

Author: Jonathan Stuart Citow
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604065427
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Praise for the first edition:Valuable structure for academic preparation...well-organized, comprehensive outline from which to study...good last-minute warm-up --Journal of NeurosurgeryThe second edition of Neurosurgery Oral Board Review builds on the success of the bestselling first edition in helping you prepare for your oral boards in neurosurgery. Not only does the book pinpoint the key clinical information you need, but it offers practical, confidence-building tips that will help you relax and succeed on the exam.New to this expanded and fully-updated Second Edition: Expanded introduction on what to expect at the actual exam, how to utilize your time, when and how to answer the toughest questions, and the single most important area where you must demonstrate competency 45 new illustrated clinical case vignettes offer practice in differential diagnosis, work-up, treatment, and handling complications; analysis of each case is included at the end of the book A restructured table of contentsfollows the format of the exam (first hour: spine, second hour: cranial, third hour: miscellaneous) The addition of 'Helpful Hints' at the end of each chapter give you the benefit of the authors' extensive clinical experience Comprehensive yet concise, this easy-to-use review is essential for your exam preparation and for questions that arise in clinical practice. It is also an indispensable study tool and reference for all senior residents, junior neurosurgeons getting ready to take their oral boards in neurosurgery, and neurosurgeons preparing to take their re-certification exams.

The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book

Author: Paul V. Birinyi
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1626232814
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Board certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery is considered the gold standard for neurosurgeons practicing in the U.S. The ABNS primary examination requires many months of preparation, and passing it is both a significant accomplishment and integral component in becoming board certified. Contributions from current neurosurgical residents and seasoned practitioners infuse this book with a well-rounded perspective. Having been there and done that, the authors incorporated what they felt was missing from board review books when they sat for the exam – resulting in a “bucket list” study guide. The review is organized by neurosurgical topic with 20 chapters equally divided among questions followed by answers. Starting with physiology and anatomy, each chapter methodically covers core topics including radiology, neurology, pathology/histology, ophthalmology, and more. The authors provide brief explanations and pearls that accompany each question, which provide a solid springboard for delving deeper into any given topic. The easy-to-follow format enables residents to partake in long study sessions or tackle just a question or two in the midst of a busy day of neurosurgical service. Key Highlights More than 1,300 questions reflect key concepts in the ABNS primary exam Enhanced with more than 350 images, most in color, which reflect the computerized, image-rich format of the current exam A full-length practice test at the end of the book mirrors the cadence and time constraints of the actual exam Explanations of correct and incorrect answers facilitate learning and retaining vast amounts of material This comprehensive board review book will help neurosurgical residents of all levels prepare thoroughly for the March exam. It is a one-stop self-assessment tool for any neurosurgeon who endeavors to attain and maintain ABNS certification.

Goodman s Neurosurgery Oral Board Review

Author: Dr. Allan Levi
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190636955
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book will educate and prepare neurosurgery candidates who are preparing for the Neurosurgery Oral Board exam, the final step prior to board certification. It will also serve as a primer for the Goodman oral board course, a bi-annual course sponsored by the AANS. The book begins by initially describing the format of the oral board exam in the US. It then examines some of the concepts and techniques in the question-answer process that forms the major premise of the oral board exam. Each chapter contains 4-5 case presentations, which are organized similarly to how oral board questions are presented, with a brief history / physical and relevant imaging studies. The authors provide detailed analysis of these cases, as well as key references for each case with the salient conclusions from each referenced paper. While there are a few books that cover the board exams, none of them are specifically designed as case-based resources for oral board exam preparation. Goodman's Neurosurgery Oral Board Review focuses specifically on the oral board exam. Its primary intended audience is US, Canadian and British neurosurgeons who are preparing for the oral board, but it will also be a very appropriate resource for those who are trying to maintain competence in neurosurgery. Dr. Levi's edited text is authored by a group of long-standing, dedicated members to the course who have taught it for the last 15 years. With their extensive experience in teaching for the board exams, the skillset they bring to this book is unrivaled.

Functional Neurosurgery and Neuromodulation

Author: Kim J Burchiel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323496105
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Offers expert guidance on functional neurosurgery and neuromodulation, lists of requirements, and the instruments needed to perform these procedures. Answers practical questions such as "What do I need when performing a thermal procedure?", "What do I need to bear in mind when assembling a device?", and "What do I need to remember with regards to voltages, electrodes, percutaneous leads, RF generators, imaging, and micro instruments?" Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource. Functional Neurosurgery and Neuromodulation provides comprehensive coverage of this emerging, minimally invasive area of health care. Recent advances in these areas have proven effective for pain relief, memory loss, addiction, and much more. This practical resource by Drs. Kim J. Burchiel and Ahmed Raslan brings you up to date with what’s new in the field and how it can benefit your patients.

Principles of Neurological Surgery E Book

Author: Richard G. Ellenbogen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323461271
Format: PDF, ePub
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Perfect for anyone considering or training in this challenging specialty, Principles of Neurological Surgery, 4th Edition, by Drs. Richard G. Ellenbogen, Laligam N. Sekhar, and Neil Kitchen, provides a clear, superbly illustrated introduction to all aspects of neurosurgery–from general principles to specific techniques. Thorough updates from leading authors ensure that you’ll stay abreast of the latest advances in every area of neurosurgery, including pre- and post-operative patient care, neuroradiology, pediatric neurosurgery, neurovascular surgery, trauma surgery, spine surgery, oncology, pituitary adenomas, cranial base neurosurgery, image-guided neurosurgery, treatment of pain, epilepsy surgery, and much more.

Neurosurgery Self Assessment

Author: Rahul S. Shah
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323392326
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Ideal for both neurosurgical residents and recertifying neurosurgeons, Neurosurgery Self-Assessment: Questions and Answers offers the most comprehensive, up to date coverage available. Over 1,000 clinically relevant multiple-choice questions across 46 topic areas test the candidate’s knowledge of basic neuroscience and neurosurgical subspecialties to an unparalleled degree and provide detailed answer explanations to facilitate learning and assessment. Over 700 histology, pathology, radiology, clinical and anatomical images serve as an index of routinely tested-on images in neurosurgical examinations with high-yield summaries of each pathology to reinforce and simplify key concepts. Includes only multiple choice questions in both single-best-answer and extended matching item (10-20 options) format increasingly adopted by neurosurgery certification boards worldwide. Questions are organized by topic and classified by degree of difficulty through a highly visual "traffic light system" which codes each question in green, amber, or red. Includes coverage of the landmark studies in areas such as vascular, stroke, spine and neurooncology. Practical tips facilitate study with test-taking strategies and things to consider before sitting for an exam. Utilizes Imperial and SI units throughout.