Winner of Association of American Publishers Clinical Medicine Book Award, 2005
Combining new, evidence-based literature with the hands-on experience of leading specialists, this book provides the practical approach clinicians need, especially when dealing with an emergency situation. Each chapter examines a question frequently encountered during neurotrauma care, offering clear and succinct answers to core topics. Most importantly, internationally recognized experts explain why they agree or disagree with a specific study, adding unique insights into vital patient management issues.
- Tightly focused chapters target key questions for quick and easy reference
- Answers reflect the best available data, ensuring accuracy and underscoring the validity of the authors' recommendations
- Top authorities in the field draw on their own clinical experience to provide differing viewpoints
- Valuable coverage of related topics, such as resuscitation methods, classification of head and spinal cord injuries, imaging protocols for head injuries, post-acute care, and more
Through reliable data and respected opinions, this text is sure to improve your diagnostic and decision-making skills. An ideal way to ''confer'' with the experts, it belongs in the libraries of all neurosurgeons, trauma specialists, general surgeons, neurologists, and emergency room physicians.