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A Fully Updated Edition of the Definitive Guide to Neurosurgery

03-10-2010 11:10 AM CET | Health & Medicine

Press release from: Thieme Publishers

New York/Stuttgart - For two decades the Handbook of Neurosurgery, published by Thieme, has been a trusted companion for neurosurgery residents, neurologists and other medical professionals involved in the care and treatment of patients with brain and spine disorders. This seminal text, now in its seventh edition, covers the full range of neurosurgery and its specialties and presents readers with the most up-to-date information in this continuously evolving field. It is designed to put critical neurosurgical information at the user's fingertips for rapid referencing.

"The Handook of Neurosurgery is a convenient resource for specific information to assist in the management of neurosurgical patients and to quickly provide answers to important neurosurgical questions with over 5,000 references to the medical literature," states author and neurosurgeon, Mark S. Greenberg, MD.

Dr. Greenberg has introduced multiple additions to his bestselling reference work, such as the innovative Booking the Case feature found in over 30 different neurosurgical operations throughout the book. This feature assists readers while scheduling operations and is particularly helpful to a resident who is unfamiliar with a procedure and has to schedule it for emergency surgery. Other additions include detailed coverage of brain mapping, radiation safety for neurosurgeons, and full-color inserts that enhance the readability of the text.

The Handbook of Neurosurgery is renowned for both its scope and its accessibility. This fully updated edition of the portable, single-volume guide is a must-have resource and tool for neurosurgery residents and everyone working in the clinical neurosciences. As with previous editions, the seventh edition contains the most widely used scales and grading systems in neurosurgery. Management strategies recommended by experts are succinctly presented. An extensive index, spanning 90 of the 1,330 pages of the book, ensures rapid access to all of the important information contained within.

About the Authors

Mark S. Greenberg, MD, is Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, USA.

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a privately held scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme visit

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