Anatomy Review For Neurosurgery by Jonathan Citow, R. Macdonald

By Jonathan Citow, R. Macdonald

Praise for the former edition:An very good evaluation for the written neurosurgical boards...recommended to all neurosurgery residents.--Journal of NeurosurgeryThe moment variation of Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review includes the entire details you must arrange for the yank Board of Neurological surgical procedure (ABNS) written exam. Authored by means of a crew of professional clinicians and neurosurgery trainees who earned most sensible rankings on their checks, this variation distills the present wisdom of the neurosciences and crucial details for medical perform. Six chapters supply finished assurance of center options in anatomy, body structure, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and important care. Features of the second one edition:

  • Concise descriptions relief fast overview of key concepts
  • Bullet-point structure complements ease of use and allows comprehension
  • Up-to-date assurance of vintage indicators and indicators of universal neurosurgical diseases
  • Current details on the topic of the genetic foundation of neurosurgical conditions
  • 450 fine quality illustrations and pictures usual of these showing on exams
  • This awesome evaluate is an necessary source for neurosurgical citizens getting ready for the ABNS certification examination. it's also perfect for clinicians looking a refresher or for these getting ready for recertification checks.

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    They should always be respectful of modesty and privacy of patient’s bodies and not take this for granted because of the doctorpatient relationship. 26 A. Ammar and M. 7 Illustrative Case 3 (End-of-Life Issues) A 21-year-old victim of a car accident with a severe closed head injury was admitted to the ICU. The patient rapidly deteriorated and was declared brain dead within 24 h. The patient’s family asked for any treatment anywhere with money being no object. They refused to accept that their loved one was dead making it impossible to discuss organ donation or termination of ventilation.

    Aristotle discussed some virtues – temperance, courage, justice, wisdom, and practical reason. He recommended teaching a life of doing what is noble through upbringing and good habits. A virtuous person acts based on reason, habit, and developed character, because the virtues tend to be their own justification. Aristotle’s virtuous man is the constant canon, and we know what to do in virtue ethics by knowing what virtuous persons in those circumstances would do (Arras et al. 1999; Hursthouse 2006; McCammon and Brody 2012).

    It involves defining a case and choosing a paradigmatic case like it, determining their moral similarity and differences, determining the rules and principles involved in the paradigmatic case and relating it to the case at hand, and clarifying decisions if necessary under the light of overarching theories (Beauchamp and Childress 2001; Fiester 2006). Conclusion The practice of neurosurgery is challenging intellectually, manually, emotionally, and psychologically. Ethically ambiguous and/or challenging situations arise on an almost daily basis.

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