Neurological Emergencies / Edition 3

Neurological Emergencies / Edition 3

by Bmj Books, Hughes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0727914057

ISBN-13: 9780727914057

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Since its birth as a series of articles in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry this book has moved into four editions, attesting to its lasting quality as an authoritative introduction to the major neurological emergencies. It is not just a basic reference for physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons and psychiatrists in training. It has also become a

Overview

Since its birth as a series of articles in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry this book has moved into four editions, attesting to its lasting quality as an authoritative introduction to the major neurological emergencies. It is not just a basic reference for physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons and psychiatrists in training. It has also become a standard text for emergency departments, with its comprehensive yet concise discussions of immediate management. This edition has brought the book right up to date with emphasis on the evidence base for management, including reference to the relevant systematic reviews. With the use of helpful summary boxes, this information -- contributed by internationally respected leaders in their specialties -- is quick to access in the clinical situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727914057
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
515
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsvii
Prefacexi
1Medical coma1
2Traumatic brain injury34
3Acute stroke67
4Delirium101
5Acute behaviour disturbances and their management130
6Tonic-clonic status epilepticus155
7Raised intracranial pressure188
8Management of subarachnoid haemorrhage247
9Cerebral infection296
10Acute spinal cord compression345
11Acute neuromuscular respiratory paralysis377
12Acute visual loss408
13Criteria for diagnosing brain stem death437
Index442

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