Hydrocephalus (Water on the Brain)

Hydrocephalus (Water on the Brain)

by Craig Canby, PhD, Carlo Raj, MD, Brian Alverson, MD u.a.
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Hydrocephalus or water on the brain is a common neurologic disorder affecting all age groups. It is due to abnormal accumulation of CSF in the brain leading to different neurological manifestations. CSF accumulation is associated with increase in the intracranial pressue with the typical clinical picture. It can be non-communicating hydrocephalus due to anatomical obstruction to the CSF flow within the ventricles or communicating where there is accumulation of the CSF without any structural obstruction.

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  • Videos 5
  • Duration 0:26 h
  • Quiz questions 16
  • Articles 3

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Your Educators of course Hydrocephalus (Water on the Brain)

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is Professor of Anatomy at Des Moines University in Iowa. He studied Biology and Chemistry at the Iowa Wesleyan College and later got his Ph.D. in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
Canby has received many awards and honors for his work including the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the Award Hancher Finkbine Medallion.
His research is especially focused on anatomical variations and technology-enabled student learning.

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as professor of Pathophysiology at the University of Pikeville, Kentucky, and as an international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he teaches at Becker Professional Education and is also also CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.

 Kevin Pei, MD

Kevin Pei, MD

Dr. Kevin Pei is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, Associate Director of Surgery Clerkships and Associate Director of Resident Education at the Yale Center for Medical Simulation. He is passionate about curriculum development and improving patient outcomes through creative education and simulation.


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By Santiago A. on 18. October 2017 for Hydrocephalus: Diagnosis and Management

Very little information is given, I understand lectures need to be easy and contain important information but this is a summary of a summary