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

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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

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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

Pt. 1The clinical method of neurology1
1Approach to the patient with neurologic disease3
2Special techniques for neurologic diagnosis11
Pt. 2Cardinal manifestations of neurologic disease35
3Motor paralysis39
4Abnormalities of movement and posture due to disease of the basal ganglia55
5Incoordination and other disorders of cerebellar function71
6Tremor, myoclonus, focal dystonias, and tics80
7Disorders of stance and gait100
8Pain111
9Other somatic sensation129
10Headache and other craniofacial pains144
11Pain in the back, neck, and extremities168
12Disorders of smell and taste195
13Disturbances of vision203
14Disorders of ocular movement and pupillary function222
15Deafness, dizziness, and disorders of equilibrium246
16Epilepsy and other seizure disorders271
17Coma and related disorders of consciousness302
18Faintness and syncope322
19Sleep and its abnormalities333
20Delirium and other acute confusional states355
21Dementia and the amnesic (Korsakoff) syndrome with comments on the neurology of intelligence and memory367
22Neurologic disorders caused by lesions in particular parts of the cerebrum385
23Disorders of speech and language413
24Fatigue, asthenia, anxiety, and depressive reactions433
25Limbic lobes and the neurology of emotion442
26Disorders of the autonomic nervous system, respiration, and swallowing452
27The hypothalamus and neuroendocrine disorders480
Pt. 3Growth and development of the nervous system and the neurology of aging491
28Normal development and deviations in development of the nervous system493
29The neurology of aging519
Pt. 4Major categories of neurologic disease527
30Disturbances of cerebrospinal fluid and its circulation, including hydrocephalus, pseudotumor cerebri, and low-pressure syndromes529
31Intracranial neoplasms and paraneoplastic disorders546
32Infections of the nervous system (bacterial, fungal, spirochetal, parasitic) and sarcoidosis592
33Viral infections of the nervous system, chronic meningitis, and prion diseases631
34Cerebrovascular diseases660
35Craniocerebral trauma747
36Multiple sclerosis and allied demyelinative diseases771
37The inherited metabolic diseases of the nervous system797
38Developmental diseases of the nervous system850
39Degenerative diseases of the nervous system895
40The acquired metabolic disorders of the nervous system959
41Diseases of the nervous system due to nutritional deficiency983
42Alcohol and alcoholism1004
43Disorders of the nervous system due to drugs, toxins, and other chemical agents1016
Pt. 5Diseases of spinal cord, peripheral nerve, and muscle1047
44Diseases of the spinal cord1049
45Electrophysiologic and laboratory aids in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disease1092
46Diseases of the peripheral nerves1110
47Diseases of the cranial nerves1178
48Principles of clinical myology : diagnosis and classification of diseases of muscle and neuromuscular junction1191
49The inflammatory myopathies1202
50The muscular dystrophies1213
51The metabolic and toxic myopathies1230
52The congenital neuromuscular disorders1244
53Myasthenia gravis and related disorders of the neuromuscular junction1250
54The periodic paralyses and hereditary, nondystrophic myotonias1265
55Disorders of muscle characterized by cramp, spasm, pain, and localized masses1276
Pt. 6Psychiatric disorders1285
56The neuroses and personality disorders1291
57Reactive depression, endogenous depression, and manic-depressive disease1308
58The schizophrenias and paranoid states1318

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