The Dementias 2: Blue Books of Neurology Series, Volume 30 / Edition 2

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This volume in the Blue Books of Neurology series provides you with rapid access to practical, clinical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson's disease, and many others. Organized by the most common neurodegenerative diseases, it reflects new insights regarding commonalities among the neurodegenerative diseases, and clusters them according to their dominant molecular pathologic signatures, so you can best treat any dementia you see.
  • Differentiate among various forms of dementia and provide the appropriate management strategy.
  • Correlate neuroimaging with neuropsychological testing to form more accurate diagnoses.
  • Administer the latest approved drugs to improve your patients' brain function.
  • A new two-color design and full-color images throughout helps you access information more easily.
  • New chapters and new authors help you incorporate the latest information and fresh perspectives into your practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750675420
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/5/2007
  • Series: Blue Books of Neurology Series, #30
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 452
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Neurologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Senior Lecturer in Neurology, Institute of Neurology, London; Consultant Neurologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK

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Table of Contents

1. Clinical Neurophysiology, Eric Stalberg and Robert R. Young

2. Movement Disorders, C. David Marsden and Stanley Fahn

3. Cerebral Vascular Disease, Michael J.G. Harrison and Mark L. Dyken

4. Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Arthur K. Asbury and R.W. Gilliatt

5. The Epilepsies, Roger J. Porter and Paolo I. Morselli

6. Multiple Sclerosis, W. Ian McDonald and Donald H. Silberberg

7. Movement Disorders 2, C. David Marsden and Stanley Fahn

8. Infections of the Nervous System, Peter G.E. Kennedy and Richard T. Johnson

9. The Molecular Biology of Neurological Disease, Roger N. Rosenberg and Anita E. Harding

10. Pain Syndromes in Neurology, Howard L. Fields

11. Principles and Practice of Restorative Neurology, Robert R. Young and Paul J. Delwaide

12. Stroke: Populations, Cohorts, and Clinical Trials, Jack P. Whisnant

13. Movement Disorders 3, C. David Marsden and Stanley Fahn

14. Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology, A.H.V. Schapira and Salvatore DiMauro

15. Peripheral Nerve Disorders 2, Arthur K. Asbury and P.K. Thomas

16. Contemporary Behavioral Neurology, Michael R. Trimble and Jeffrey L. Cummings

17. Headache, Peter J. Goadsby and Stephen D. Silberstein

18. The Epilepsies 2, Roger J. Porter and David Chadwick

19. The Dementias, John H. Growdon and Martin N. Rossor

20. Hospitalist Neurology, Martin A. Samuels

21. Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients, Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

22. Critical Care Neurology, David H. Miller and Eric C. Raps

23. Neurology of Bladder, Bowel, and Sexual Dysfunction, Clare J. Fowler

24. Muscle Diseases, Anthony H.V. Schapira and Robert C. Griggs

25. Clinical Trials in Neurologic Practice, José Biller and Julien Bogousslavsky

26. Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology 2, A.H.V. Schapira and Salvatore DiMauro

27. Multiple Sclerosis 2, W. Ian McDonald and John H. Noseworthy

28. Motor Neuron Disorders, Pamela J. Shaw and Michael J. Strong

29. Prevention and Treatment of Ischemic Stroke, Scott E. Kasner and Philip B. Gorelick

30. The Dementias 2, John H. Growdon and Martin N. Rossor

31. Spinocerebellar Degenerations: The Ataxias and Spastic Paraplegias, Alexis Brice and Stefan-M. Pulst

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