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Neuro-Surgical Nursing

These sites cover adult and pediatric neurosurgical nursing and neurosciences, including but not limited to, brain tumors/lesions, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, spinal surgery, neurological trauma, professional nursing organizations, support groups and education on-line.
  • Acoustic Neuroma Index
    Links to resources about acoustic neuroma/vestibular schwannoma and other skull base lesions
  • American Association of Neuroscience
    An organization of registered nurses and other health care professionals dedicated to improving the care of the neuroscience patient and to furthering the interests in the neurosciences.
  • Brain Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation Center at MGH/Harvard
    Information for patients with aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) as well as other neurovascular problems of the brain and spinal cord
  • Brain Tumor Index
    Links to information about astrocytoma, glioblastoma, oligodendroglioma and other brain tumors.
  • Developmental (Pediatric) Neurosurgery
    The MGH Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit specializes in the surgical treatment of pediatric brain and spinal tumors--in conjunction with a pediatric neuroncologists and pediatric medical oncologists.
  • The Future Is in Less Invasive Neurosurgical Procedures - Meningioma Index
    Less invasive procedures are producing exciting results in neurosurgical care. Information about stereotactic neurosurgical procedures with participants at National Teaching Institute in Los Angeles.
  • Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
    Contains original articles on advances in neurosurgical and neurological techniques as they affect nursing procedures, and commentary on the role of the neuroscience nurse.
  • Journal of Neurosurgery
    Authoritative clinical articles, cutting edge laboratory research papers, renowned case reports, expert technical notes, and more.
  • Meningioma Index
    Links to information about meningioma, epidermoid, hemangioblastoma, and other benign brain, spine, and nerve tumors.
  • Neurogate
    Neurosurgery Search Engine and Neurosurgery Custom Medline
  • Neurologic Examination
    Considerations, equipment, cranial nerves, motor, co-ordination and gait, reflexes, sensory, subjective light touch, discrimination and notes of a neurologic exam.
    Neurological Diseases Bookshelf
  • An online community created by book lovers for book lovers who rate, review, and recommend books, music, & films
  • Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology
    Electronic peer reviewed journal publishing both clinical and research articles about human neurology, neuroscience and related fields.
  • Neuroscience Nursing Foundation
    Ensures the highest quality of care for people with neuroscience disorders, educates the general public, and promotes the unique specialty of neuroscience nursing.
  • Neurosurgical Focus
    Provides for rapid electronic publication of original contributions in both print and QuickTime movie format, and serves as a preview forum for select articles for the Journal of Neurosurgery.
  • Neurosurgical Journal Club
    Consists of abstracts of neurosurgical interest culled from peer-reviewed journals throughout the world, which have been reviewed by our Editorial Panel.
  • Neurosurgery Education Links
    Neurosurgery Education Links at Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    Provides a single source for a variety of data, news and information that is useful for the advancement of neurosurgery.
  • NEUROSURGERY://ON-CALL What is Neurosurgery?
    Provides definition of neurology, disorders of the spine, brain and nerves treated by neurosurgeons, the role and training of neurosurgeons and what is new in neurosurgery.
  • Neurosurgery Online
    The online edition of Neurosurgery, Official Journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Pituitary Adenoma Index
    Links to resources relating to lesions of the pituitary gland, including adenomas, carcinoma, craniopharyngioma, and Rathcke's pouch or cleft cysts
  • Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Index
    Links to information on back and neck injury
  • Support Groups ~ MGH Neurosurgical Service
    Provide patients and their families with the educational tools and emotional support they need and to help alleviate fears and concerns through education and group discussions.
  • Surgical Approaches to Parkinson's Disease
    Find out about surgical options such as stereotactic thalamotomy and pallidotomy, deep-brain stimulation, and neurotransplantation. (Free Registration and Password Needed)
  • Technology Update
    Multiple sites exploring the latest technology, medications and products available in neurosurgery
  • Trauma, Emergency, and Intensive Care - Neurosurgery Index
    Contains links related to Trauma, Emergency and Intensive Care.

    Last Reviewed 10/09/01