Neurosurgery Knowledge Update

Author: Robert Harbaugh
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1626230374
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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, ePub, Mobi
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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, ePub, Docs
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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.

Neurosurgery Oral Board Review

Author: Jonathan Stuart Citow
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604065427
Format: PDF, ePub, 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.

Neurosurgery Practice Questions and Answers

Author: Mark Shaya
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1626233640
Format: PDF
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Indispensable neurosurgical board examination book mirrors ABNS Q&A format Comprehensive, but small enough to take on rounds, the updated second edition of this popular neurosurgical board review provides a robust study companion for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) primary examination. The text includes an impressive number of questions with concise and well-delineated explanations. Suitable for thorough board preparation, the question and answer format enables busy neurosurgical residents to efficiently practice, review, and improve upon their comprehension. In addition to all the fundamental disciplines that are relevant to the practice of neurosurgery, this edition encompasses the latest advances in the field including endovascular approaches, minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques, and genetics. The diverse and challenging questions encourage the acquisition of factual knowledge and application of logic. This is the definitive ABNS study book because it most closely mimics the written board examination format. Key Highlights Multiple choice Q&A format provides highly effective study tool Questions organized randomly, thereby simulating the written examination Short explanations provide readers with a clear understanding of the correct answers This is a must-have primer that will help neurosurgeons and neurosurgical residents study and pass the rigorous written board exam. Board-certified neurosurgeons will also find it a handy and useful resource to prepare for MOC examinations or to brush up on clinical know-how.

Principles of Neurological Surgery E Book

Author: Richard G. Ellenbogen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323461271
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book

Author: Paul V. Birinyi
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1626232814
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Neuropathology and Neuroradiology

Author: Jonathan Stuart Citow
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9781588900555
Format: PDF, ePub
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Making an accurate diagnosis is often as much of an art as a science. This valuable book will help you become more confident in the diagnostic and treatment decisions you make every day. Adapted from Jonathan Citow's acclaimed Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review, it gives you the information you need to stay current on the latest developments in the rapidly advancing fields of neuroradiology and neuropathology. The book covers a wide range of topics, from nervous system development, perinatal brain injuries, oncology, and phakomatoses (neurocutaneous diseases) to congenital metabolic diseases, spinal lesions, and skull diseases -- and it points to the methodology for achieving the most accurate diagnosis in even the most unusual cases. Special Features: Over 350 high-quality pathologic slides and radiographic images, many in full-color An examination of the key histochemical and other staining methods that assist in categorizing pathologic processes A discussion of new radiologic studies (e.g. PET scans, SPECT scans, and CT angiography) that help you in management decisions Updates on rapidly evolving research and clinical advances This book is valuable for students, residents, and specialists who need to stay up-to-date in these evolving areas. It provides the most relevant information in a clear, easy-to-use, and targeted format.

Surgery of Peripheral Nerves

Author: Rajiv Midha
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604060034
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Surgery of Peripheral Nerves: A Case-Based Approach is a concise, single-volume reference for managing the entire spectrum of peripheral nerve pathologies, from brachial plexus injuries to lower extremity nerve entrapments. It features 57 cases that are grouped in sections by anatomic location of the problem to aid rapid reference to topics of interest, with one additional section that addresses the management of nerve tumors, painful nerve conditions, and other injuries and syndromes. Each chapter provides concise descriptions of case presentation, diagnosis, anatomy, characteristic clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, diagnostic tests, management options, and surgical treatment.Highlights: Case-based format thoroughly prepares the reader for managing various problems in the clinical setting Diagnostic guidelines and management strategies from leading experts in the field of peripheral nerve surgery enable clinicians to confidently handle each stage of patient care Pearls and Pitfalls at the end of each chapter highlight critical aspects of treatment and are ideal for at-a-glance review prior to surgery More than 150 illustrations demonstrate key concepts Suggested readings with brief summaries provide valuable reviews of the literature This problem-oriented textbook is ideal for clinicians, fellows, and residents in neurosurgery, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, and hand surgery. It also serves as an indispensable reference for specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, emergency medicine, pain management, and physical and occupational therapy.