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Neurosurgery

Matthew D. Gardiner and Neil R. Borley

in Training in Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199204755
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753145 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204755.003.0010

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Neurosurgery

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This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of neuroscience intensive care and neurological rehabilitation and neuropsychology, before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely chronic subdural haematoma, subarachnoid haemorrhage, hydrocephalus, intracranial tumours, intracranial and spinal infections, and degenerative spinal conditions. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

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Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine ; Neurosurgery

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