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The text that bridges the gap between basic neuroscience and clinical practice – updated with the latest advances and full-color illustrations

For more than twenty years, Clinical Neurology has helped students, residents, and clinicians understand the link between basic neuroscience and current approaches in diagnosis and treatment. Distinguished by its practice-oriented approach to neurology based on ...

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Clinical Neurology 8/E

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Overview

The text that bridges the gap between basic neuroscience and clinical practice – updated with the latest advances and full-color illustrations

For more than twenty years, Clinical Neurology has helped students, residents, and clinicians understand the link between basic neuroscience and current approaches in diagnosis and treatment. Distinguished by its practice-oriented approach to neurology based on presenting symptoms, this trusted classic delivers the clearest and most concise introduction to the field available anywhere.

Features:

  • Essential concepts are presented within a framework of problems encountered in a clinical setting for greater relevance to real-world practice
  • More than 200 tables and figures put key information at your fingertips
  • Treatment protocols reflect the most recent advances in the field
  • Advances in molecular biology and genetics are incorporated throughout
  • NEW Introductory chapters on the neurologic history and examination and laboratory investigations
  • NEW State-of-the-art discussions of the molecular basis of Alzheimer disease and other dementias, spinocerebellar ataxias, motor neuron disease, muscular dystrophies, Parkinson disease, Huntington disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and stroke; and coverage of recent advances in the treatment of neurologic complications of general medical disorders, headache and facial pain, movement disorders, seizures, and cerebrovascular disease, and other conditions
  • NEW Full-color illustrations that clarify neuroanatomic principles, clinical-anatomic correlations, pathophysiologic mechanisms, and clinical and radiological signs
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071765749
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 6/8/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,355,630
  • File size: 38 MB
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Meet the Author

David A. Greenberg, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice-President for Special Research Programs
Buck Institute for Age Research
Novato, CA

Michael J. Aminoff, MD, DSc, FRCP
Professor and Executive Vice-Chair
Department of Neurology
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Roger P. Simon, MD
Robert Stone Dow Chair of Neurology
Director of Neurobiology Research
Legacy Health Systems
Portland, OR

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Disorders of Cognitive Function
2. Headache & Facial Pain
3. Disorders of Equilibrium
4. Disturbances of Vision
5. Motor Deficits
6. Disorders of Somatic Sensation
7. Movement Disorders
8. Seizures & Syncope
9. Stroke
10. Coma
11. Neurologic Investigations

Appendices:
A. The Neurologic Examination
B. A Brief Examination of the Nervous System
C. Clinical Examination of Common Isolated Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Index
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