Clinical Neurology, Seventh Edition / Edition 7

Clinical Neurology, Seventh Edition / Edition 7

by Roger Simon, David Greenberg, Michael Aminoff
     
 

A comprehensive overview of basic and clinical neurology using a symptom-oriented approach

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE!

"The book is presented as a teaching tool for students and practitioners. The focus of the book and its easy readability will appeal to a full spectrum of healthcare providers....This edition of the classic book

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A comprehensive overview of basic and clinical neurology using a symptom-oriented approach

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE!

"The book is presented as a teaching tool for students and practitioners. The focus of the book and its easy readability will appeal to a full spectrum of healthcare providers....This edition of the classic book has been updated and revised to make it even more clinically relevant. A quick overview of each topic is provided to be translated into advanced patient therapy. Besides its quality, focus, and easy readability, the book is light and convenient to hold, read, and access at a moment's notice. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

No other book makes the link between basic neuroscience and current approaches in diagnosis and treatment easier to understand than Clinical Neurology. Distinguished by its practice-oriented approach to neurology based on the patients' presenting symptoms, this classic has been updated and revised to make it even more clinically-relevant and enjoyable to read.

Features:

  • Essential concepts are presented within the framework of problems encountered in a clinical setting for greater relevance to real-world practice
  • Chapter outlines provide a quick overview of each topic
  • Treatment protocols reflect the most recent advances in the field
  • Advances in molecular biology and genetics are incorporated throughout to enhance understanding of neurologic disease
  • A step-by-step description of the neurologic examination
  • More than 200 tables and figures

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071546447
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date:
03/09/2009
Series:
LANGE Clinical Medicine Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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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

Roger P. Simon, MD

Robert Stone Dow Chair of Neurology

Director of Neurobiology Research

Legacy Health Systems

Portland, OR

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

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