Anatomy for Neurocritical Care 

With a sound understanding of applied neuroanatomy, you can communicate clinical or imaging findings with confidence.

 

Reminding yourself of this core subject will make you into a more effective clinician at the bedside. 

The following videos are part of a wider series of case-based anatomical tutorials by Andy Neill, a former anatomy lecturer and Emergency Medicine Physician.

Neuroanatomy in 400 seconds

A Pecha Kucha sprint for those short on time.

Types of brain herniation 

Understand the differences between subfalcine, transtentorial and tonsillar herniation and their associated clinical signs.

 

CSF and the ventricular system

How does hydrocephalus develop in subarachnoid haemorrhage?

 

Cerebral Venous Sinuses

An often overlooked topic.  Adequate venous drainage is an essential part of neurocritical care. A case of venous sinus thrombosis.

Internal Capsule

Cerebrovascular accidents.

Anterior and Middle Cerebral Arteries

Posterior Cerebral Artery

Posterior Communicating Artery

The Cavernous Sinus

Advanced Neuroanatomy

For those with an appetite for more, we recommend signing up for the amazing Rhoton collection.

http://rhoton.ineurodb.org/

This is a free to use encyclopaedic 2D and 3D atlas, which can even be visualised with the 3D spectacles pocketed from your most recent cinema trip.

It used by neurosurgeons to plan operative approaches and also contains a vast number of downloadable slides and videos.