DeJong's The Neurologic Examination / Edition 6

DeJong's The Neurologic Examination / Edition 6

by William W. Campbell, Samuels
     
 

This classic text is a comprehensive, detailed guide to the neurologic examination. The book provides a thorough understanding of both the techniques of the examination and the anatomic and physiologic bases of the results. The brand new edition offers you a complete, concise reference you'll use everyday to quickly interpret the signs and symptoms of neurologic

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This classic text is a comprehensive, detailed guide to the neurologic examination. The book provides a thorough understanding of both the techniques of the examination and the anatomic and physiologic bases of the results. The brand new edition offers you a complete, concise reference you'll use everyday to quickly interpret the signs and symptoms of neurologic dysfunction, compare and contrast abnormalities, confirm findings, and make accurate differential diagnoses confidently to assess responses to treatment. This heavily revised new edition provides complete coverage of the nervous system including anatomic and physiologic presentation of disorders, recommended examination procedures, neurodiagnostic and laboratory testing, diagnostic reasoning, and neurologic differential diagnosis guidelines.

You'll confidently identify the signs and symptoms of disease, know when additional diagnostic testing is indicated, accurately interpret diagnostic data, and recommend effective treatment options.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781727679
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Edition description:
Sixth
Pages:
641
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents


    SECTION A: Introduction

  1. Introduction 1

    SECTION B: History, Physical Examination, and Overview of the Neurologic Examination

  2. Overview of the Nervous System 5
  3. The Neurologic History 19
  4. The General Physical Examination 32
  5. General Outline of the Neurologic Examination 37

    SECTION C: Mental Status, Examination, and Higher Cortical Functions

  6. Gross and Microscopic Anatomy of the Cerebral Hemispheres 41
  7. Functions of the Cerebral Cortex and Regional Cerebral Diagnosis 57
  8. The Mental Status Examination 63
  9. Disorders of Speech and Language 71
  10. Agnosia, Apraxia, and Related Disorders of Higher Cortical Function 91

    SECTION D: The Cranial Nerves

  11. An Overview of Brainstem and Cranial Nerve Anatomy 97
  12. The Olfactory Nerve 111
  13. The Optic Nerve 116
  14. The Ocular Motor Nerves 149
  15. The Trigeminal Nerve 192
  16. The Facial Nerve 208
  17. The Acoustic (Vestibulocochlear) Nerve 227
  18. The Glossopharyngeal and Vagus Nerves 251
  19. The Spinal Accessory Nerve 263
  20. The Hypoglossal Nerve 270
  21. Brainstem and Multiple Cranial Nerve Syndromes 277

    SECTION E: The Motor System

  22. Overview of the Motor System 297
  23. The Motor Unit Level 305
  24. The Spinal Cord Level 314
  25. The Corticospinal (Pyramidal) Level 325
  26. The Extrapyramidal Level 334
  27. Motor Strength and Power 343
  28. Muscle Tone 395
  29. Muscle Volume and Contour 401
  30. Abnormalities of Movement 409

    SECTION F: The Sensory System

  31. Overview of the Sensory System 429
  32. The Exteroceptive Sensations 436
  33. The Proprioceptive Sensations 444
  34. The Interoceptive, or Visceral, Sensations 450
  35. Cerebral Sensory Functions 452
  36. Sensory Localization 455

    SECTION G: The Reflexes

  37. Introduction to the Reflexes 467
  38. The Deep Tendon or Muscle Stretch Reflexes 469
  39. The Superficial (Cutaneous) Reflexes 484
  40. Pathologic Reflexes 487
  41. Postural and Righting Reflexes 500
  42. Associated Movements 504

    SECTION H: Coordination and Gait

  43. Cerebellar Function 511
  44. Gait and Station 526

    SECTION I: The Autonomic and Peripheral Nervous Systems

  45. The Autonomic Nervous System 535
  46. Peripheral Neuroanatomy and Focal Neuropathies 548

    SECTION J: Orthopedic Neurology

  47. Neck and Back Pain 565
  48. Other Musculoskeletal Disorders 579

    SECTION K: Circulation and Cerebrospinal Fluid

  49. The Blood Supply of the Brain 585
  50. The Ventricular System and the Cerebrospinal Fluid 597

    SECTION L: Special Methods of Examination

  51. The Examination in Coma 603
  52. Miscellaneous Neurologic Signs 617

    SECTION M: Diagnosis and Localization of Neurologic Disease

  53. Diagnostic Reasoning and Neurologic Differential Diagnosis 621

    Index 643

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