Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology / Edition 8

Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology / Edition 8

by Allan H. Ropper, Robert J. Brown, Robert H. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 007141620X

ISBN-13: 9780071416207

Pub. Date: 04/30/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The definitive guide to the full spectrum of neurology

Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology provides all the information you will need to confidently handle any neurologic problem, from disorders of motility, derangements of intellect, behavior, and language, to the degenerative and neuromuscular diseases. Having this gold standard text on

Overview

The definitive guide to the full spectrum of neurology

Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology provides all the information you will need to confidently handle any neurologic problem, from disorders of motility, derangements of intellect, behavior, and language, to the degenerative and neuromuscular diseases. Having this gold standard text on your reference shelf is like being able to consult with skilled clinicians on a daily basis. More than a compilation of facts, Adams and Victor's delivers expert insights not found in any other resource that help you understand every aspect of neurological disease.

Written in a conversational style, the text offers practical, yet in-depth coverage of both common and rare illnesses. Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology also includes timely, complete, and accessible treatment and clinical management strategies.

FEATURES

  • Balanced presentation of evidence-based research coupled with the perspectives and experience of world-renowned expert neurologists
  • Logical six-part organization reviews the clinical method, cardinal presentations, diseases of the central nervous system, diseases of the peripheral nervous system, and psychiatric disorders
  • A-to-Z coverage of cardinal manifestations, including disorders of the special senses; epilepsy and disorders of consciousness; and disorders of energy, mood, autonomic, and endocrine functions, neuromuscular, spinal cord and psychiatric disease
  • Focus on symptoms, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment offers complete, practical guidance in clinical practice
  • Special section on growth, development, and aging related toneurologic disease presents the latest, cutting-edge research in this integral area

Allan Ropper, MD

Professor of Neurology

Harvard Medical School

Executive Vice-Chair of Neurology

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

Martin A. Samuels, MD, FAAN, MACP, DSc (Hon)

Chairman

Department of Neurology

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Professor of Neurology

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071416207
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/30/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1382
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 11.18(h) x 2.24(d)

Table of Contents

International Advisory Board

Preface

PART 1: THE CLINICAL METHOD OF NEUROLOGY

1. Approach to the Patient with Neurologic Disease

2. Special Techniques for Neurologic Diagnosis

PART 2: CARDINAL MANIFESTATIONS OF NEUROLOGIC DISEASE

Section 1: Disorders of Motility

3. Motor Paralysis

4. Abnormalities of Movement and Posture Caused by Disease of the Basal Ganglia

5. Incoordination and Other Disorders of Cerebellar Function

6. Tremor, Myoclonus, Focal Dystonias, and Tics

7. Disorders of Stance and Gait

Section 2: Pain and Other Disorders of Somatic Sensation, Headache, and Backache

8. Pain

9. Other Somatic Sensation

10. Headache and Other Craniofacial Pains

11. Pain in the Back, Neck, and Extremities

Section 3: Disorders of the Special Senses

12. Disorders of Smell and Taste

13. Disturbances of Vision

14. Disorders of Ocular Movement and Pupillary Function

15. Deafness, Dizziness, and Disorders of Equilibrium

Section 4: Epilepsy and Disorders of Consciousness

16. Epilepsy and Other Seizure Disorders

17. Coma and Related Disorders of Consciousness

18. Faintness and Syncope

19. Sleep and Its Abnormalities

Section 5: Derangements of Intellect, Behavior, and Language Caused by Diffuse and Focal Cerebral Disease

20. Delirium and Other Acute Confusional States

21. Dementia and the Amnesic (Korsakoff) Syndrome with Comments on the Neurology of Intelligence and Memory

22. Neurologic Disorders Caused by Lesions inSpecific Parts of the Cerebrum

23. Disorders of Speech and Language

Section 6: Disorders of Energy, Mood, and Autonomic and Endocrine Functions

24. Fatigue, Asthenia, Anxiety, and Depressive Reactions

25. The Limbic Lobes and the Neurology of Emotion

26. Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System, Respiration, and Swallowing

27. The Hypothalamus and Neuroendocrine Disorders

PART 3: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND THE NEUROLOGY OF AGING

28. Normal Development and Deviations in Development of the Nervous System

29. The Neurology of Aging

PART 4: MAJOR CATEGORIES OF NEUROLOGIC DISEASE

30. Disturbances of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Its Circulation, Including Hydrocephalus, Pseudotumor Cerebri, and Low-Pressure Syndromes

31. Intracranial Neoplasms and Paraneoplastic Disorders

32. Infections of the Nervous System (Bacterial, Fungal, Spirochetal, Parasitic) and Sarcoidosis

33. Viral Infections of the Nervous System, Chronic Meningitis, and Prion Diseases

34. Cerebrovascular Diseases

35. Craniocerebral Trauma

36. Multiple Sclerosis and Allied Demyelinating Diseases

37. Inherited Metabolic Diseases of the Nervous System

38. Developmental Diseases of the Nervous System

39. Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System

40. The Acquired Metabolic Disorders of the Nervous System

41. Diseases of the Nervous System Caused by Nutritional Deficiency

42. Alcohol and Alcoholism

43. Disorders of the Nervous System Caused by Drugs, Toxins, and Other Chemical Agents

PART 5: DISEASES OF SPINAL CORD, PERIPHERAL NERVE, AND MUSCLE

44. Diseases of the Spinal Cord

45. Electrophysiologic and Laboratory Aids in the Diagnosis of Neuromuscular Disease

46. Diseases of the Peripheral Nerves

47. Diseases of the Cranial Nerves

48. Principles of Clinical Myology: Diagnosis and Classification of Diseases of Muscle and Neuromuscular Junction

49. The Infectious and Inflammatory Myopathies

50. The Muscular Dystrophies

51. The Metabolic and Toxic Myopathies

52. The Congenital Neuromuscular Disorders

53. Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction

54. Ion Channel Disorders: The Periodic Paralyses and Hereditary Nondystrophic Myotonias (Channelopathies)

55. Disorders of Muscle Characterized by Cramp, Spasm, Pain, and Localized Masses

PART 6: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

56. The Anxiety Neuroses, Hysteria, and Personality Disorders

57. Depression and Bipolar Disease

58. The Schizophrenias and Paranoid States

Index

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