Preanesthetic assessment of the neurosurgical patient

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The neurosurgical patient provides a unique set of anesthetic challenges. One is not only cognizant of patient's physical status but also of the neurologic state that must be maintained or improved. In this review, specific aspects of neurologic disease are discussed and the impact of these on the anesthethic plan are considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)785-799
Number of pages15
JournalAnesthesiology Clinics of North America
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1990


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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