24. Neurosurgery

  1. Amir K. Jaffer3 and
  2. Paul J. Grant4
  1. Christina Gilmore Ryan1,
  2. Kamal S. Ajam2 and
  3. Rachel E. Thompson1

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118375372.ch24

Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and Co-Management

Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and Co-Management

How to Cite

Ryan, C. G., Ajam, K. S. and Thompson, R. E. (2012) Neurosurgery, in Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and Co-Management (eds A. K. Jaffer and P. J. Grant), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118375372.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA

  2. 4

    Perioperative and Consultative Medicine, Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Washington, USA

  2. 2

    Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Carolinas Pain Institute, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

Book Series:

  1. Hospital Medicine: Current Concepts

Book Series Editors:

  1. Scott A. Flanders and
  2. Sanjay Saint

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470627518

Online ISBN: 9781118375372



  • neurosurgery, perioperative of neurosurgery patient, challenging;
  • neurosurgery patients and complications, fever/autonomic dysregulation;
  • neurosurgical procedures, and surgery-specific risks;
  • cervical spine/craniectomies, and post-op pulmonary complications;
  • sodium management in hyponatremic patients, examining CSW


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Surgery-Specific Risk

  • Preoperative Assessment

  • Post-OP Assessment

  • Medical Management

  • Discharge Recommendations and Considerations

  • References