Table of contents for Neurosurgical emergencies / [edited by] Christopher M. Loftus.

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Contents
Intracranial Pathology
1. Assessment of acute loss of consciousness	Michael P.Merchut, Jos¿ Biller
2. Intracranial pressure monitoring and management of raised intracranial pressure	
Bong-Soo Kim, Jack Jallo
3. Management of Acute hydrocephalus 														Fadi F. Nasr, John H. Honeycutt
4. The recognition and management of cerebral herniation syndromes												Brian T. Andrews
5. Penetrating cerebral trauma			Arnett Klugh III, Griffith R.Harsh IV
6. Extra-axial hematomas					Shelly D. Timmons
7. Spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage							Patrick Mitchell, Barbara A Gregson, Raghu R Vindlacheruvu, A David Mendelow
8. Pituitary apoplexy			Kalmon D. Post, John S.C. Shiau, Jane Walsh
9. Acute management of subarachnoid hemorrhage		Issam Awad, Pascal Jabbour
10. Interventions for acute ischemic stroke											Michael J. Schneck, Jos¿ Biller, Christopher M. Loftus
11. Cerebral infectious processes					Walter A. Hall
12. Emergency treatment of brain tumors				John C. VanGilder
13. Acute bony decompression of optic and facial nerves										Jason Heth, Christine Nelson, H. Alexander Arts
14. Convulsive and nonconvulsive status epilepticus											Lawrence J. Hirsh, Timothy A. Pedley
15. Special considerations in the evaluation of patients with combined head and spinal injuries and multiple system trauma		Bizhan Aarabi, Christopher J. Neal, Allan Philp
16. Summary and synopsis of the BTF Head Injury Guidelines												Vin Mathur, Jack Jallo
Spinal Pathology
17. Acute intervention for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal disc disease									John B. Pracyk, Vincent C Traynelis
18. The Intensive Care Management of Spine and Spinal Cord Injured Patients									Joshua E. Medow, Daniel K. Resnick
19. Biomechanical Considerations for Early Operative Intervention in Vertebral Column Fractures and Dislocations		Melissa Y. Macias, Christopher Wolfla
20. Athletic injuries and their differential diagnosis												Vincent J. Miele, Julian E. Bailes
21. Penetrating spine trauma			Michael D. Martin, Christopher E. Wolfa
22. Spinal Cord Compression Secondary to Neoplastic Disease: Epidural Metastases and Pathologic Fracture				Phillip A. Tibbs, Roy A. Patchell
23. Intraspinal hemorrhage			Meryl A. Severson, Kenneth A. Follett
24. Spinal infections										Eli M. Baron, Joshua E. Heller, Christopher M. Loftus, Alexander R. Vaccaro
25. Summary and synopsis of the Spinal Cord Injury Guidelines											Richard A.S. Reid, Mark N. Hadley
Peripheral Nerve Pathology
26. Acute repair of penetrating nerve trauma			James Tait Goodrich
27. Acute management of compressive peripheral neuropathies											Richard B. Rodgers, Mitesh V. Shah
Pediatric Neurosurgical Issues
28. Spinal cord injury in children	P. David Adelson, Ricky Madhok, John Y. Lee 
29. Management of acute shunt malfunction			Khan W. Li, George I. Jallo
30. The perinatal management of a child born with a myelomeningocoele							J. Grant Buttram Jr., Frederick A. Boop, Charles Teo
31. Recognition and management of intrathecal baclofen withdrawal syndrome						Ryan Dahlgren, Paul Francel
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nervous system -- Surgery.
Nervous system -- Wounds and injuries.
Neurological emergencies.
Surgical emergencies.
Brain Diseases -- therapy.
Spinal Cord Diseases -- therapy.
Brain Diseases -- diagnosis.
Emergencies.
Spinal Cord Diseases -- diagnosis.