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Neurology for the Non-Neurologist / Edition 5
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Neurology for the Non-Neurologist / Edition 5

by Christopher G. Goetz
 

ISBN-10: 0781746310

ISBN-13: 9780781746311

Pub. Date: 04/27/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this popular book provides a practical introduction to contemporary neurology for nonspecialists. It offers straightforward guidance on diagnosis and management of all disorders affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems. Each chapter includes case studies with multiple-choice questions, plus a bulleted list

Overview

The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this popular book provides a practical introduction to contemporary neurology for nonspecialists. It offers straightforward guidance on diagnosis and management of all disorders affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems. Each chapter includes case studies with multiple-choice questions, plus a bulleted list indicating when to consult a neurologist.

This edition features increased emphasis on treatment, including drugs, devices, and rehabilitation. The authors provide complete information on all new neurologic drugs—including dosage and interactions—and discuss herbal and alternative medicines where appropriate. This edition also includes more tables and illustrations to speed clinicians’ access to information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781746311
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/27/2004
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents


  1. The Neurological Examination
  2. An Approach to Neurologic Symptoms
  3. Clinical Use of Neurologic Diagnostic Tests
  4. Neuroradiology—Which Tests to Order?
  5. Examination of the Comatose Patient
  6. Cerebrovascular Disease
  7. Headaches
  8. Epilepsy
  9. Multiple Sclerosis
  10. Parkinson’s Disease
  11. Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
  12. Neurologic Complications of Alcoholism
  13. Peripheral Neuropathy
  14. Vertigo and Dizziness
  15. Behavioral Neurology
  16. Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia
  17. Neurotoxic Effects of Drugs Prescribed by Non-Neurologists
  18. Traumatic Brain Injury for the Non-Neurologist
  19. Neuromuscular Diseases
  20. Neurologic Aspects of Cancer
  21. Neurologic Evaluation of Low Back Pain
  22. Sleep Disorders
  23. Eye Signs in Neurologic Diagnosis
  24. Central Nervous System Infections
  25. Neurologic Emergencies
  26. The Neurologic Complications of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
  27. Neurologic Disorders in Pregnancy
  28. Principles of Neurorehabilitation
  29. Medical-Legal Issues in the Care of the Patient with Neurologic Illness

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