Blueprints Neurology / Edition 4

Blueprints Neurology / Edition 4

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by Frank W. Drislane, Michael Benatar, Bernard Chang, Juan Acosta
     
 

ISBN-10: 145111768X

ISBN-13: 9781451117684

Pub. Date: 05/24/2013

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. The fourth edition includes new diagnostic and treatment information, an updated appendix of evidence-based resources, and a question bank at the end of the book.

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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. The fourth edition includes new diagnostic and treatment information, an updated appendix of evidence-based resources, and a question bank at the end of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451117684
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/24/2013
Series:
Blueprints Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
407,293
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

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Preface

Abbreviations

Pt. 1 Basics of Neurology 1

1 The Neurologic Examination 3

2 Neurologic Investigations 10

Pt. 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

Pt. 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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