This book aims to provide an overview of the basics of anesthesia for neurotrauma. It showcases how management of different neurotrauma cases may differ, especially those involving spine and or polytrauma. It provides quick and easy access to understand anesthesia for neurotrauma.

part I|2 pages

Introduction to neurotrauma

chapter 1|4 pages


ByIndu Kapoor, Charu Mahajan, Hemanshu Prabhakar

part II|2 pages


chapter 2|20 pages

Anatomy for neurotrauma

ByVasudha Singhal, Sarabpreet Singh

part III|2 pages


chapter 3|24 pages

Neurophysiology in neurotrauma

ByDinu Chandran, Manpreet Kaur

part IV|2 pages

Preanesthetic evaluation

chapter 4|10 pages

Prehospital care

ByMaria J. Colomina, Maylin Koo, José María Soto-Ejarque

chapter 5|8 pages

Preanesthetic evaluation

ByJulia Martinez Ocón, Ana Ruiz Pardos, Ricard Valero

chapter 6|12 pages

Emergency room resuscitation

ByMarta Magaldi, Luis Reyes, Marina Vendrell, Ricard Valero

part V|2 pages


chapter 7|8 pages

Extradural hematoma

ByEmma Temple, Asha Nandakumar

chapter 8|10 pages

Subdural hematoma

ByShanali Thirunavukkarasu, Morfaizan Ahmad

chapter 9|10 pages

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

ByEmily G.Y. Koo, Mandy H.M. Chu, Patricia K.Y. Kan, Eunice Y.L. Dai, Matthew T.V. Chan

chapter 10|14 pages

Diffuse axonal injury

ByMarco Echeverria

chapter 11|16 pages

Cervical spine injury

ByFerenc Rabai, Lauren Berkow

chapter 12|36 pages

Thoracolumbar spine injury

ByMonica S. Tandon, Priyanka Khurana

part VI|2 pages


chapter 13|28 pages

Monitoring in neurotrauma

ByFrederick A. Zeiler, Marek Czosnyka

part VII|2 pages


chapter 14|6 pages

Neuroradiology in neurotrauma

ByZakir Hajat

part VIII|2 pages

Neurointensive care

chapter 15|12 pages

Sedation and analgesia

ByPaola Cristina Volpi, Barbara Cambiaghi, Giuseppe Citerio

chapter 16|8 pages

Nutrition and metabolic care

BySwagata Tripathy

chapter 17|12 pages

Role of antibiotics

ByMartina Ornaghi, Valentina Ormas, Daniela Ferlicca

chapter 18|12 pages

Mechanical ventilation and respiratory care

ByBastia Luca, Magni Federico, Pozzi Matteo, Giuseppe Citerio

chapter 19|18 pages

Cardiovascular care

ByJovany Cruz Navarro, Vibha Mahendra, Andrew W. Kofke

chapter 20|10 pages

Neurologic care

ByMaria Chiara Casadio, Paola Cristina Volpi, Giuseppe Citerio

chapter 21|22 pages

Electrolyte disturbances and endocrinal care

ByRaffaele Di Fenza, Giuseppe Citerio

chapter 22|8 pages

Neuromuscular care

ByAnkur Khandelwal, Hemanshu Prabhakar

chapter 23|16 pages

Systemic care—Renal, hematologic, gastrointestinal

ByPanumart Manatpon, Andrew W. Kofke

chapter 24|8 pages

Post-traumatic cognitive dysfunction

ByAshima Nehra, Manju Mohanty, Shivani Sharma

chapter 25|12 pages

Psychological care

BySara Laxe, Neus Fàbregas

part IX|2 pages

Special considerations

chapter 26|16 pages

Pediatric neurotrauma

ByAnkur Khandelwal, Hemanshu Prabhakar

chapter 27|8 pages

Geriatric neurotrauma

ByHossam El Beheiry

chapter 28|12 pages

Pregnancy and neurotrauma

ByAlexandra Kisilevsky, Alana M. Flexman

chapter 29|20 pages


ByMohamed Samy Abdel Raheem

part X|2 pages


chapter 30|12 pages

Fluid management

ByShumaila Hasan, Matthew A. Kirkman

chapter 31|12 pages

Coagulopathy and blood transfusions

ByLamia Nayeb, Matthew A. Kirkman

part XI|2 pages

Pain management

chapter 32|14 pages

Pain management

ByAthir Morad, Salia Farrokh

part XII|2 pages

Palliative care

chapter 33|8 pages

Health-related quality of life and palliative care issues in neurotrauma

BySuparna Bharadwaj, Lashmi Venkatraghavan

part XIII|2 pages

Brain death and ethical issues

chapter 34|14 pages

Brain death and ethical issues

ByChiara Robba, Basil Matta

part XIV|2 pages

Recent advances

chapter 35|12 pages

Recent advances in anesthesia for neurotrauma

ByHaley Reis, Onat Akyol, Vadim Gospodarev, Cesar Reis, Gocke Yilmaz, Richard Applegate, Sheng Chen, John Zhang

part XV|2 pages

Clinical procedures

chapter 36|14 pages

Fiber-optic intubation

ByPrasanna Udupi Bidkar, K. Narmadhalakshmi

chapter 37|10 pages

Chest drain insertion

ByRicha Aggarwal

chapter 38|4 pages

Bronchoalveolar lavage

ByMohan Gurjar

chapter 39|8 pages

External ventricular drainage

ByVasudha Singhal

chapter 40|14 pages

Lumbar drain

ByKiran Jangra

chapter 41|10 pages

Cranial burr hole

BySrilata Moningi

chapter 42|10 pages

Percutaneous tracheostomy

ByAnkur Luthra

chapter 43|4 pages

Immobilization of spine

ByRajeeb K. Mishra

chapter 44|4 pages

Nasogastric tube insertion

ByZulfiqar Ali

chapter 45|10 pages

Intraparenchymal ICP catheter insertion

ByNidhi Gupta

part XVI|2 pages


chapter 46|-32 pages

Summary of Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines (2016) and scales and scores

ByAnkur Khandelwal