Neurology for the Boards / Edition 2

Neurology for the Boards / Edition 2

by Janice M. Keating, Daniel C. Potts
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781737192

ISBN-13: 9780781737197

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, Neurology for the Boards provides a comprehensive, methodical review of the neurology material candidates must master for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examination. The book equips neurologists and psychiatrists at all levels of training with the up-to-date knowledge required for both certification

Overview

Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, Neurology for the Boards provides a comprehensive, methodical review of the neurology material candidates must master for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examination. The book equips neurologists and psychiatrists at all levels of training with the up-to-date knowledge required for both certification and recertification exams. Chapters are written in an easy-to-follow outline format that facilitates study and retention.

This edition's new co-author, Paul R. Carney, MD, provides greatly expanded coverage of pediatric neurology in each chapter. Coverage of pain disorders—including headache, complex regional pain syndromes, and radiculopathy—has also been expanded.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781737197
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by John N. Whitaker

EMBRYOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT

ANATOMY
The Cerebellum and Connections
Thalamus
Blood Supply
Clinical Correlates
Hypothalamus
Limbic System
The Basal Ganglia
Cranial Nerves
Spinal Cord Anatomy and Diseases
The Plexi and Extremities
Muscle

PHARMACOLOGY Neurotransmitters and Receptors
Antidepressants
Antipsychotics
Drugs Associated with Nervous System Disorders

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM INFECTIONS
Atypical Bacterial Infections
Spirochete Infections
Viral Diseases
Fungal Infections
Prion Diseases

PARASITIC DISEASES
Rickettsial Diseases

METABOLIC DISORDERS
Glycogen Storage Diseases (GSD)
Amino Acid Metabolism
Purine Metabolism
Lipoprotein Metabolism
Porphyria
Metal Metabolism
Mucopolysaccharidoses
Sphingolipidoses
White Matter Diseases
Alcohol

DEMYELINATING DISEASES
Multiple Sclerosis

CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Stroke
Hemorrhage

NEURO-ONCOLOGY
Central Nervous System Tumors and Neuropathology
CNS Tumors: Quick Reference Tables and Lists
Brain Edema and Herniation Syndromes

NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES
General Approach to Peripheral Neuropathies
Peripheral Neuropathy Syndromes
Acute and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathies
Plexopathies
Myasthenic Syndromes
Myasthenic Syndromes in Childhood
Myopathy
Periodic Paralysis
Dystonia

EPILEPSY
Seizures

NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
Electroencephalography (EEG)
Electromyography (EMG) / Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
Evoked Potentials

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DEGENERATIVE DISORDERS
Delirium/Dementia
Central Nervous System Degenerative Diseases
Neurocutaneous Syndromes
Trinucleotide Repeat Diseases
Mitochondrial Disorders
Normal Age-Related Neurologic Changes

TRANSPLANT NEUROLOGY
Transplant Neurology: Complications

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
Ophthalmology

PAIN
Headache
Neck Pain
Low Back Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndromes (CRPS)

NEUROIMAGING

AUTOIMMUNE ANTIBODIES

AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM TESTING

COMA AND HEAD INJURY

SLEEP

DIZZINESS

BEHAVIORAL NEUROLOGY

APPENDIX
Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus: Treatment Protocol
Brain Death Criteria
Brain Death Criteria in Children

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