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Surgical Course 351


Surgical Course 351


i. Lecture title: Neurosurgical examination
Content :
1 - Systematic description of the various components of the neurosurgical examination.
2 - Methods and techniques of conducting a full neurosurgical examination:
2.1 - Taking history of common neurosurgical disorders.
2.2 - Examination of speech and higher mental functions
2.3 - Examination of the cranial nerves
2.4 - Examination of the motor system
2.5 - Examination of the sensory system
2.6 - Examination of gait and coordination
2.7 - Neurosurgical examination of the unconscious patient
3- Interpretation of elicited neurosurgical signs


ii. Lecture title: Presentation and management of raised intracranial pressure (ICP)
Content:
1 - Pathophysiology of raised ICP:
1.1 - Normal versus abnormal ICP
1.2 - Intracranial compartments
1.3 - Intracranial content
1.4 - Intracranial mass shift & herniation

2.2 - Causes of raised ICP:
2.1 - Hydrocephalus
2.2 - Tumors
2.3 - Benign cysts
2.4 - Hematomas
2.5 - Infective masses
2.3 - Clinical presentation of raised ICP:
3.1 - Symptoms and sings of raised ICP
3.2 - Symptoms and sings of transtentorial herniation

2.4 - Diagnosis and treatment of emergencies due to raised ICP:
4.1 - Methods of investigation
4.2 - Life support including hyperventilation
4.3 - Correct positioning of patients with raised ICP
4.4 - Pharmacological reduction of raised ICP
4.5 - Causative treatment of raised ICP


iii. Lecture title: Common developmental neurosurgical diseases
Content:
1 - Conditions:
1.1 - Hydrocephalus
1.2 - Spinal dysraphism
1.3 - Craniosynostosis

2 - Clinical presentation of common developmental CNS disorders:
2.1 - Symptoms and signs of hydrocephalus
2.2 - Symptoms and signs of dysraphic disorders
2.3 - Symptoms and signs of cranial synostosis

3 - Diagnosis and treatment of developmental CNS anomalies
3.1 - Methods of investigation
3.2 - Available Treatment options for developmental CNS anomalies

 Course 351 Surg Library

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