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By Cary D. Alberstone, Michael P. Steinmetz, Imad M. Najm, Edward C. Benzel

ISBN-10: 0865779767

ISBN-13: 9780865779761

2010 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner!

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Superbly written...Each anatomic constitution is mentioned intimately, but the language is concise and never overwhelming...accompanied by means of extraordinary colour illustrations which are broad and original...the ideal resource.--AANS (American organization of Neurological Surgeons) younger Neurosurgeons' Newsletter

Anatomic foundation of Neurologic Diagnosis is a lavishly illustrated ebook that locations precise emphasis at the paramount significance of signs for the exact prognosis of neurologic problems. It opens with a complete evaluate of neuroembryology, permitting readers to achieve wisdom of ordinary anxious procedure improvement and comparable developmental problems. the second one portion of the e-book includes an simply available presentation of the anatomy of nearby elements and to-the-point details at the cardinal manifestations of ailment. Separate chapters within the 3rd component to the e-book current the anatomy of other sensible structures and supply functional methods to diagnosing sufferers with approach problems. a last bankruptcy covers the anatomy of the vascular process and cerebrospinal fluid.

• functional association of chapters, in line with areas and sensible structures, displays the clinician's method of sufferer care • Full-color illustrations offer an imperative visible relief to studying and reviewing clinically correct neurologic anatomy and pathways • quite a few tables summarize key points

Ideal for examining cover-to-cover, this booklet is vital for citizens and scholars looking to absolutely comprehend the complexity of scientific neuroanatomy. professional clinicians will locate the ebook a priceless refresher.

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5 mm into the subarachtopenia or other coagulation defects. , 2006). The stylet should always be reinserted subarachnoid space. Backache and pain over the site prior to removal of the needle as this has been shown of puncture may also occur. , 1998). , to decrease the incidence of post-LP headache. The 36 H. WELCH AND R. HASBUN incidence of a headache with the standard 20–22 G needle is 40%. The incidence of headache with a needle size between 16 and 19 G is 70%, and only 12% with a needle size between 24 and 27 G.

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Angle the needle towards the patient’s umbilicus and advance it slowly. The needle will penetrate the ligamentum flavum, dura, and arachnoid to enter the subarachnoid space, where cerebrospinal fluid is located. (Reprinted from Strauss et al. ) theoretically place the patient at risk of cerebral herniation after CSF removal during the LP. , 1978; Bodino and Lylic, 1982; Addy, 1987; Davidson and Carty, 1993). Performing a head CT should not delay treatment, however, and antibiotics should be administered as soon as the diagnosis is suspected.

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