The Evidence for Neurosurgery
The Evidence for Neurosurgery is a groundbreaking textbook that delves into some of the most controversial areas of neurological surgery. Written by Zoher Ghogawala, a renowned author in the field of neurosurgery, this book is an essential read for anyone interested in understanding the current evidence and outcomes from surgical and non-surgical treatments of neurological diseases.
The book aims to challenge current dogmas and provide an organized framework for understanding where the current evidence can be applied clinically. It presents a comprehensive analysis of the pathophysiology of each disease, along with the current evidence for surgical and non-surgical treatments. The book also highlights where gaps in the evidence exist and how these deficiencies can be filled in the future.
The first chapter of the book, titled “Clinical Evidence”, provides an overview of the levels of clinical evidence, the types of study designs that are appropriate in different situations, and how to apply the current evidence to clinical practice. The rest of the book is divided into six sections: Spine, Vascular, Tumor, Pediatrics, Functional, and Trauma. Each section covers the relevant diseases, their pathophysiology, and the existing evidence for surgical and non-surgical treatments.
The Evidence for Neurosurgery is a well-written and comprehensive book that covers almost all the topics related to neurological surgery. The author has done a commendable job in presenting the complex concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. The book is also beautifully illustrated, making it easier to understand the pathophysiology of each disease.
As a healthcare provider, I found this book to be extremely useful. It not only provides an overview of the current evidence but also highlights where gaps in the evidence exist. This will help me make informed decisions while treating patients. I also appreciate the fact that the book challenges current dogmas and encourages readers to think critically about the existing evidence and how it can be applied to clinical practice.
One thing that stands out in this book is its ability to present complex concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. The author has done an excellent job of breaking down the information into small, digestible parts, making it easier to understand even for non-specialists. The book is also well-referenced, making it a reliable source of information.
In conclusion, The Evidence for Neurosurgery is an excellent textbook that will prove useful for anyone interested in understanding more about the current evidence for surgical and non-surgical treatments of neurological diseases. The book not only challenges current dogmas but also provides an organized framework for understanding where the current evidence can be applied clinically. The book is well-written, beautifully illustrated, and easy to understand, making it a must-read for healthcare providers and anyone interested in neurosurgery.
Ordering this book is easy, and it can be purchased online from various booksellers. The book also comes in various formats, including hardcover, paperback, and digital, making it easily accessible to everyone. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in neurosurgery. It is a valuable resource that will prove useful for years to come.
- Publisher: TFM Publishing Ltd; October 1, 2012
- Language: English
- ISBN: 9781903378793
- ISBN: 9781908986771