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  • adj. Of, or pertaining to neurosurgery.


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  • A hospital nurse had told me that it was good in neurosurgical intensive-care units to leave the television turned on in an unconscious patient's room, preferably to a channel on which the patient might recognize some of the voices.

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  • When I can't help any more, I call my neurosurgical colleagues at St. Jude's.

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  • Fergus Bannon, when not performing neurosurgical interventions with the aid of a hacksaw, dowsing rod and amphetamine-soaked surgical mask, has been known to write for publications such as Interzone, Territories, West Coast Magazine and Shipbuilding.

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  • It is a restoration of normality for the patient and those around the patient, said Nader Sanai, director of neurosurgical oncology at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.

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  • It is only when a diagnosis is made that we will know if Harry needs immediate neurosurgical intervention or if treatment with radiation or chemotherapy is first called for instead.

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  • At age nine he founded Children Helping Children and began headlining with symphony orchestras to perform benefit Concerts for a Cure at major concert halls across the country to raise money for children needing neurosurgical and neurological care and has since raised millions for neurological research and pediatric hospital programs.

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  • And all of Montefiore's ICUs—for medical, surgical, neurosurgical and cardiothoracic patients—report to the critical-care department, not individual medical services, facilitating patient flow and minimizing turf wars.

    Critical (Re)thinking

  • Combining all the medical, surgical, cardiothoracic and neurosurgical ICUs into a central critical-care department is still unusual among hospitals of Montefiore's size.

    Critical (Re)thinking

  • The legacy of Iraq and Afghanistan is no longer the graveyard, but the neurosurgical unit, the orthopedic ward, the neurology treatment center and the PTSD clinic.

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  • Direct electrical stimulation of a specific part of the brain can enhance spatial memory in conscious neurosurgical patients, according to a small new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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