Check out SNACC ( society for neuroanestehsia nd critical care) for informationmikeshana said:anyone have any info on competiveness, salaries, job oppurtunities, future of the field, research,etc?
From a practical standpoint,UTSouthwestern said:If you want to do aneurysm clippings, AVM excisions, or any other intracranial vascular procedure, you have to look at UTSW. Duke Samsom is the godfather of intracranial vascular neurosurgery and our neuroanesthesia service takes military residents to help them get their residency requirements as there is more than enough to go around.
From a practical point of view- NO- unless you are interested in academics or research.beezar said:Am i missing something? Neuroanesthesia is just not complicated or difficult... just a few extra things over a regular anesthetic.
mannitol, lasix, head up, csf drainage, ummm...... control the pressure, steroids for tumors, controlled hypotension for a clipping If they are not using temporary clips, invasive montiroing.. what else do you wanna do?adleyinga said:From a practical point of view- NO- unless you are interested in academics or research.
Many private neurosurgery practices concentrate on spine surgery- that is where the money is.
Also for cranies there truly is not alot we can do pracitically really to affect outcomes, now that hypothermia has fallen out of vogue,
And I DO NEURO