Patients with neurosurgical conditions are almost always referred from either primary care physicians, neurologists, internist or a specialist in family medicine. This guide will answer commonly asked questions about common neurosurgical conditions related to brain and spinal cord, in an attempt to fill in the gap and answer numerous questions that arises after a diagnosis is made on the loved ones. There are over 1500 academic and private hospitals in USA who have dedicated tertiary Neurosurgery services and cater millions of people in need, in addition to numerous centers that have level I and II trauma care. We aim to reach these centers and the families of the patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures. This book has been specially written and illustrated for families of patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures. It is straightforward, with non-technical language explaining the basics of neurosurgical diseases and their management including legal, ethical and financial issues.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 187
Weight: 2506 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 11 mm
Edition: 2015 ed.
"This is a concise summary of important areas in neurosurgical philosophy, diagnosis, treatment, and prognoses. It will serve as a reference to both students and house officers as a quick review of some of these essentials." (Joseph J. Grenier, Amazon.com, May, 2015)