Doody’s Review Service recently reviewed the Tarascon Neurosurgery Pockebook by Melanie G. Hayden Gephart, MD, MAS. According to reviewer, Ramsis Farid Ghaly, MD, FACS (Ghaly Neurosurgical Associates), “is useful in providing essential information to students and residents.”
Other excerpts from the review:
“The book is divided into sections covering the three areas. The neurology section briefly addresses stroke, seizures, communication disorders, movement disorders, infectious diseases andneuro-ophthalmology. The neurosurgery section covers pediatric neurosurgery, brain tumors, stereotactic radiosurgery, neuroendocrinology, neuroradiology, spine, neurovascular, trauma, peripheral nerves, functional and pain, surgical approaches, and templates. The final section on neurocritical care covers anatomy, ICU issues, and procedures.
The book brings together quick "need to know" topics. Such a pocketbook is useful in providing essential information to students and residents. It provides useful templates for dictations in neurosurgery and helpful diagrams and figures.”
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