A History of Neurosurgery: In Its Scientific and Professional Contexts
A History of Neurosurgery is the first thorough book on the history of neurosurgery published since 1951. The book is organized around a specific historiographic framework that traces the advancement of the specialty. Included are chapters on ancient trepanation, Macewen's first use of the combined technologies of anesthesia, antisepsis and cortical localization in 1879 to plan and perform craniotomies, the emergence of Harvey Cushing's leadership, the evolution of modern neurosurgical techniques and technology and much more.
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Treatment of Craniocerebral Infection and Other Common
Gestation and Birth of the Specialty
1800 to 1875
From Theory to Practice Paul Broca and
The Management of Head Trauma
Hydrocephalus and the Development of Pediatric Neurosurgery 45
History of Degenerative and Traumatic Diseases of the Spine 55
History of Pituitary Surgery
History of Stereotactic Surgery
History of Pain Management
History of the Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy
The Neurosurgeons Interest in the Corpus Callosum
Macewen to Cushing
1901 to 1920
The Evolution of Modern Neurosurgical
History of Neuroanesthesia
The Evolution of Treatment
History of Neurovascular Surgery
Organizational and Philosophical Issues
Philosophical Currents in the History of Neurosurgery
Appendix and Indexes
List of Illustrations
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