Anesthesia for Neurosurgery - Intraoperative Management

Anesthesia for Neurosurgery - Intraoperative Management is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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Anesthetic goals for intracranial procedures include hypnosis, amnesia, immobility, control of ICP and CPP, and a “relaxed brain” (i.e., optimal surgical conditions). Whenever possible, the anesthetic plan should provide an awake, extubated patient who can be evaluated neurologically at the end of the procedure.

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Anesthetic goals for intracranial procedures include hypnosis, amnesia, immobility, control of ICP and CPP, and a “relaxed brain” (i.e., optimal surgical conditions). Whenever possible, the anesthetic plan should provide an awake, extubated patient who can be evaluated neurologically at the end of the procedure.

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