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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.
Brain Diseases -- therapy.
Spinal Cord Diseases -- therapy.
Brain Diseases -- diagnosis.
Spinal Cord Diseases -- diagnosis.