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The second edition of Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review contains all the information you need to prepare for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) written examination. Authored by a team of expert clinicians and neurosurgery trainees who earned top scores on their exams, this edition distills the current knowledge of the neurosciences and essential information for clinical practice. Six chapters provide comprehensive coverage of core concepts in anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care.

Features of the second edition:
-Concise descriptions aid rapid review of key concepts
-Bullet-point format enhances ease of use and facilitates comprehension
-Up-to-date coverage of classic symptoms and signs of common neurosurgical diseases
-Current information related to the genetic basis of neurosurgical conditions
-450 high-quality illustrations and images typical of those appearing on exams

This superb review is an indispensable resource for neurosurgical residents preparing for the ABNS certification exam. It is also ideal for clinicians seeking a refresher or for those preparing for recertification exams.


MARKETING HOOK - Summarizes key facts on the neurosurgery boards in less than 600 pages, saving an individual the time and trouble of reviewing thousands of pages in the main texts - The Citow name has become synonymous with board review preparation in the neurosurgery world. NEW EDITION HIGHLIGHTS - Anatomy chapter enhanced with tables to assist comprehension, and over 30 images from the Thieme Atlas of Anatomy Head and Neuroanatomy series - Updated information on molecular and genetic changes in neurosurgical conditions - Descriptions of new diseases added - Improved formatting - New images to replace some that were less clear in the first edition - Repetition between chapters was removed - Thoroughly revised and updated with additional relevant and important content, while maintaining the same successful format.


Surgical Spine Fellow, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA


Clear illustrations in color and monochrome...highly-relevant content in a readable and well-illustrated context...a useful addition in the collection of neurosurgical literature...a good and concise review book on board exam questions.--Surgical Neurology InternationalNeurosurgery residents present chapters in an outline format and cover core concepts in anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care, with illustrations...this edition contains added material and updated chapters that include the latest information on the neurosciences, including molecular biology.--Sci-Tech Book NewsPraise for the previous edition: The authors synthesize material from the major reference texts that residents generally use to study for the boards...Dr. Citow, et al., have undertaken a major endeavor and residents will be grateful for their hard work...an excellent review for the written neurosurgical boards and is recommended to all neurosurgery residents.--Journal of NeurosurgeryWell-recognized...[provides] a contemporary update on need-to-know topics in neurosurgery...the anatomical illustrations are of high quality...the short note format of each section will allow readers to capture most important information in the shortest period of time...succinct yet broad in its coverage of material...retain useful information from this well-structured, current review of topics.--Le Journal Canadien des Sciences Neurologiques
EAN: 9781604060317
ISBN: 160406031X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2009
Seitenanzahl: 576 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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