Blueprints Neurology / Edition 2

Blueprints Neurology / Edition 2

by Frank Drislane, Michael Benatar, John Croom, Juan A Acosta
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405104635

ISBN-13: 9781405104630

Pub. Date: 11/10/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Blueprints Neurology provides students with a complete review of the key topics and concepts - perfect for clerkship rotations and the USMLE. This edition has been completely updated - including new diagnostic and treatment information throughout - while maintaining its succinct, organized, and concise style.

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Blueprints Neurology provides students with a complete review of the key topics and concepts - perfect for clerkship rotations and the USMLE. This edition has been completely updated - including new diagnostic and treatment information throughout - while maintaining its succinct, organized, and concise style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405104630
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/10/2009
Series:
Blueprints Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
0.51(w) x 10.00(h) x 8.00(d)

Table of Contents

Reviewers vii

Preface x

Acknowledgments xi

Abbreviations xii

Part 1 Basics of Neurology 1

1 The Neurologic Examination 3

2 Neurologic Investigations 10

Part 2 Common Neurologic Symptoms 19

3 The Approach to Coma and Altered Consciousness 21

4 Neuro-Ophthalmology 29

5 The Approach to Weakness 40

6 The Sensory System 48

7 Dizziness, Vertigo, and Syncope 54

8 Ataxia and Gait Disorders 58

9 Urinary and Sexual Dysfunction 63

10 Headache and Facial Pain 69

Part 3 Neurologic Disorders 75

11 Aphasia and Other Disorders of Higher Cortical Function 77

12 Dementia 84

13 Sleep Disorders 92

14 Vascular Disease 96

15 Seizures 103

16 Movement Disorders 111

17 Head Trauma 119

18 Systemic and Metabolic Disorders 124

19 Central Nervous System Tumors 131

20 Demyelinating Diseases of the Central Nervous System 139

21 Infections of the Nervous System 145

22 Disorders of the Spinal Cord 152

23 The Peripheral Nervous System 159

24 Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction and Skeletal Muscle 169

25 Pediatric Neurology 178

Questions 186

Answers 199

Appendix Evidence-Based Resources 209

Index 212

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