More Details about A Practical Approach to Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring

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Author(s)Aatif M Husain
Publish YearJanuary 2015


Praise for the First Edition The book addresses the main targets in neuromonitoring, including somatosensory evoked potentials, EEG, and other technologies that have recently become available that helped neurosurgeons perform safer operations, with a lower incidence of morbidity and mortality. Because of its direct clinical applications, this is a good purchase for any neurological and neurosurgical library. - Doodys Reviews I would certainly recommend this bookto any technologist who monitors in the operating room. American Journal of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology This is a fundamental resource for physicians, technologists, and other health professionals who need to acquire state-of-the-art skills in neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring NIOM. It covers basic aspects of monitoring, describes the clinical and technical requirements for monitoring specific types of surgeries, and addresses the administrative aspects of running a NIOM service. The second edition has been updated to incorporate the vast amount of new information and techniques that have evolved since the publication of the first edition. This includes expanded coverage of each of the modalities used in monitoring SEP, MEP, BAEP, EEG, and EMG which are now discussed in individual chapters, training curriculum for neurophysiologists and technologists, policies and procedures for NIOM labs, and accreditation and certification. New applications and clinical innovations are interwoven throughout, and there is a completely new chapter on the use of NIOM in movement disorders surgery. Of value to practitioners at any level of experience, the book is now divided into three sections. The first section, Basic Principles, introduces the reader to the operating room environment, anesthetic considerations, and the various monitoring modalities.