Simulation in Neurosurgery Supplement & October Issue of Neurosurgery on the iPad

picture-11Simulation in Neurosurgery: Possibilities and Practicalities, along with the October issue of Neurosurgery are available for download on the iPad. To download the free Neurosurgery iPad application, click here or visit the Apple App Store and search for “Neurosurgery”.

Simulation in Neurosurgery: Possibilities and Practicalities is dedicated to the use of neurosurgery simulators in an educational curriculum as a means to further educate and improve surgical training. It has been categorized into 5 main areas and separated by regional anatomy. The first section has 3 articles reviewing the history of simulation and neurosurgery. Specifically, these articles discuss medical simulators in general, the development of a procedural educational course, and the expansion of simulation into an educational curriculum. The second through fourth categories are based on the anatomic regions and disease-specific simulators types. Included are the treatment of vascular disorders, the treatment of intracranial disorders, and the treatment of spinal disorders. The concluding section reviews future advancements and adaptations of new technology.

For more than 30 years, Neurosurgery has provided reliable coverage of the entire neurological surgery field with a dynamic outlook and focus on innovation. It continues to be the quality content leader among neurosurgical journals, and with the inclusion of quarterly issues of Operative Neurosurgery in the app, provides the latest information on surgical procedures, techniques, instrumentation, surgical anatomy, and more. Supplemental videos, included with some articles, can be viewed within the app. Neurosurgery for the iPad features information clinicians need to make informed case management decisions, anticipate outcomes, choose optional imaging modalities, and compare various techniques.

Key features:

– Full issues of both Neurosurgery (monthly) and Operative Neurosurgery (quarterly)
– Easy-to-read full text articles that can be shared via email or social media
– Convenient “pinch and zoom” text resizing
– Engaging multimedia videos, images, and supplements
– Ability to store or delete downloaded issues
– Speedy issue browsing capability via Quick View
– Quick scrolling through abstract summaries
– Convenient notification when a new issue is available
– Links to Neurosurgery Online ( to view supplemental data and browse the archives