Neurological surgery is a rapidly evolving field, presenting neurosurgeons with important and complex challenges. This comprehensive yet concise pocket handbook presents the differential diagnosis, evaluation, operative risks, and treatment for a wide range of neurological conditions. It will serve as a guide for a host of audiences, as a quick reference for neurologists, psychiatrists, and general surgeons, and as an introduction providing the fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment of neurosurgical patients for medical students, surgical interns, house staff, and nurses. Fully illustrated with MRIs, CT scans, and labeled anatomic drawings, this invaluable handbook also provides questions and answers and surgical pearls at the end of each chapter. Neurosurgical Essentials promotes understanding and encourages further exploration toward additional neurosurgical advances. Don't miss out on this excellent resource!