This is the PDF eBook version for Manual of Neuroanesthesia – The Essentials by Hemanshu Prabhakar, Charu Mahajan, Indu Kapoor
Table of Contents
Basic principles of Neuroanaesthesia. Anatomical considerations. Intracranial Pressure. Cerebral perfusion pressure. Brain protection. Examining the neurosurgical patient. Preanaesthetic evaluation. Neurologic examination. Monitoring the neurosurgical patient. Electrocardiography. Oxygenation. End-tidal carbon dioxide. Arterial blood pressure. Central venous pressure. Neuromonitoring. Haemodynamic variations. Temperature. Urine output. Anaesthesia for neurosurgical patient. Difficult airway. Venous cannulation. Brain relaxation. Anaesthetic agents – Intravenous. Anaesthetic agents –Inhalational. Neuromuscular blockade and Opioids. Preoperative steroids. Emergence from anaesthesia. Positioning the neurosurgical patient. Positioning of patients. Fluid management of neurosurgical patient. Perioperative fluids. Hyperosmolar therapy. Blood loss and transfusion. Case-specific management. Aqueductal stenosis. Arnold-Chiari malformation. Awake craniotomy. Brachial plexus injury for repair. Brain abscess. Carotid angioplasty. Cerebello-pontine angle tumor. Cerebral aneurysm. Cerebral AV malformation. Cervical spine surgery. Craniosynostosis. Epilepsy surgery. Extradural haemoatoma. Lumbar meningomyelocoele. Moya-moya disease. Neuroendoscopy. Occipital encephalocoele. Pituitary surgery. Posterior fossa tumor. Status epilepticus. Sub-dural hematoma. Supratentorial tumor. Ventriculo-peritoneal shunt. Pre- operative complications in neurosurgical patients. Venous air embolism. Postoperative pain. Postoperative nausea and vomiting. Postoperative respiratory complications. Postoperative blindness. Basics of neuroradiology. Understanding Neuroradiology .Basics of neurointensive care. Basic principles of Neuro-intensive Care. Special considerations. Special Considerations: Pregnancy. Special Considerations: Paediatrics. Special Considerations: Geriatrics. Special Considerations: Traumatic brain injury. Special Considerations: Myasthenia gravis. Special Considerations: guillain Barre Syndrome. Special Considerations: Status epilepticus. Special Considerations: Stroke Special Considerations: Brainstem death. Appendix: Scales and Scores.