Neurology for the Non-Neurologist / Edition 6 by Christopher G. Goetz | 9781605472393 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Neurology for the Non-Neurologist / Edition 6
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Neurology for the Non-Neurologist / Edition 6

by Christopher G. Goetz
     
 

ISBN-10: 1605472395

ISBN-13: 9781605472393

Pub. Date: 07/01/2010

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Neurology for the Non-Neurologist, Sixth Edition is a practical guide for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other non-neurologist clinicians who encounter patients with neurologic problems. The book begins with overviews of neurologic symptoms, the neurologic examination, diagnostic tests, and neuroradiology, and then covers the full range of

Overview

Neurology for the Non-Neurologist, Sixth Edition is a practical guide for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other non-neurologist clinicians who encounter patients with neurologic problems. The book begins with overviews of neurologic symptoms, the neurologic examination, diagnostic tests, and neuroradiology, and then covers the full range of neurologic disorders that non-neurologists encounter.

Chapters follow a consistent structure with key elements highlighted for quick scanning. Each chapter begins with Key Points and includes Special Clinical Points interspersed with the text to focus readers on the most crucial details. The authors alert readers to Special Considerations in the Hospitalized Patient and When a Non-neurologist Should Consider Referring to a Neurologist. Each chapter ends with an Always Remember section emphasizing the most important practical issues and a series of self-study questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605472393
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Edition description:
Sixth
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
1,025,484
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors vi

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 The Neurologic Examination Robert K. Shin Neil C. Porter 1

2 An Approach to Neurologic Symptoms Steven L. Lewis 20

3 Clinical Use of Neurologic Diagnostic Tests Madhu Soni 33

4 Fundamentals of Neuroradiology Robert E. Morales Dishant G. Shah 43

5 Neurologic Emergencies Tricia Y. Ting Lisa M. Shulman 63

6 Examination of the Comatose Patient Jordan L. Topel Steven L. Lewis 89

7 Cerebrovascular Disease Roger E. Kelley Alireza Minagar 105

8 Headache Disorders Amy Wilcox Voigt Joel R. Saper 127

9 Epilepsy Donna C. Bergen 143

10 Sleep Disorders Ruzica Kavacevic-Ristanovic Tomasz J. Kuzniar 156

11 Multiple Sclerosis Peter A. Calabresi Scott D. Newsome 192

12 Parkinson Disease Bradley J. Robottom Lisa M. Shulman William J. Weiner 222

13 Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Gonzalo J. Revuelta William J. Weiner Stewart A. Factor 241

14 Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias Neelum T. Aggarwal Raj C. Shah 287

15 Behavioral Neurology Robert S. Wilson Christopher G. Goetz 307

16 Traumatic Brain Injury Michael J. Makley 324

17 Neuromuscular Diseases Dianna Quan Steven P. Ringel 344

18 Peripheral Neuropathy Joshua Gordon Morris A. Fisher 375

19 Neurologic Evaluation of Low Back Pain Megan M. Shanks 398

20 Dizziness and Vertigo Robert K. Shin Judd M. Jensen 412

21 An Approach to the Falling Patient Kathryn A. Chung Fay B. Horak 427

22 Neurotoxic Effects of Drugs Prescribed by Non-Neurologists Katie Kompoliti 446

23 Neurologic Complications of Alcoholism Allison L. Weathers 470

24 Central Nervous System Infections Larry E. Davis 486

25 Neurologic Aspects of Cancer Deborah Olin Heros 499

26 Eye Signs in Neurologic Diagnosis Robert K. Shin James A. Goodwin 516

27 Principles of Neurorehabilitation David S. Kushner 551

28 Medicolegal Issues in the Care of Patients with Neurologic Illness Maria R. Schimer Lois Margaret Nora 572

Index 588

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