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Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients: Blue Books of Practical Neurology, Volume 21
     

Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients: Blue Books of Practical Neurology, Volume 21

by Eelco F. M. Wijdicks (Editor), Eelco F. Wijdicks (Editor)
 

This practical text focuses on the diagnosis and management of the subsequent neurologic problems encountered by organ transplant recipients. Due to advances in immunosuppressive drugs, transplant patients are surviving longer, resulting in the occurrence of a number of neurologic problems. Neurologists may feel overwhelmed when called upon to evaluate a

Overview

This practical text focuses on the diagnosis and management of the subsequent neurologic problems encountered by organ transplant recipients. Due to advances in immunosuppressive drugs, transplant patients are surviving longer, resulting in the occurrence of a number of neurologic problems. Neurologists may feel overwhelmed when called upon to evaluate a postoperative neurologic complication, due in part to the vastness of medical and surgical history. In addition, the neurologic exam is confounded by varying drugs and the large number of catheters that limit access to the patient. This book aims to make neurologists feel more confident in the treatment of transplant patients by systematically reviewing the major neurologic and psychiatric complications that can occur. With the number of transplant surgeries increasing each year, Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients is an essential text for all neurologists who are involved or going to be involved in the care of transplant recipients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750670661
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/02/1999
Series:
Blue Books of Practical Neurology Series
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks MD is Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Chair of the Division of Critical Care Neurology and attending in the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit at Saint Marys Hospital (Mayo Clinic Rochester).He is the founding editor of the journal Neurocritical care, the official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society. He has single authored 12 books on Neurocritical Care and edited or co-authored 7 additional books all currently in print. He has over 750 research papers, topic reviews and editorials to his credit.

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