Patient Encounters: the Psychiatry and Neurology Work-up
  • Patient Encounters: the Psychiatry and Neurology Work-up
  • Patient Encounters: the Psychiatry and Neurology Work-up

Patient Encounters: the Psychiatry and Neurology Work-up

by Michael Levy, Alfa Omar Diallo
     
 

Patient assessment and management made easier! Ease the transition from the basic sciences to clinical medicine with this practical "how-to" guide to patient management. This pocket-sized book provides third- and fourth-year students with a concise, organized review of the most important patient assessment and management in neurology and

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Overview

Patient assessment and management made easier! Ease the transition from the basic sciences to clinical medicine with this practical "how-to" guide to patient management. This pocket-sized book provides third- and fourth-year students with a concise, organized review of the most important patient assessment and management in neurology and psychiatry.

Each chapter begins with a patient encounter, followed by an overview, acute management and work-up, extended hospital management, disposition, and suggested readings. Clinical pearls are interspersed throughout the text, emphasizing clinical tips, statistics, or findings that will help students better understand the diagnosis and management. Bulleted lists of key points for each chapter summarize important points to remember.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781793971
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Series:
Patient Encounters
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors

Reviewers

Preface

How to Use This Book

Section 1: NEUROLOGY

Chapter 1: Localization and the Neurological Exam Chapter 2: Introduction to Neuroradiology Chapter 3: Altered Mental Status Chapter 4: Weakness Chapter 5: Tingling and Numbness Chapter 6: Convulsions Chapter 7: Gait Disorders and Falls Chapter 8: Dizziness Chapter 9: Visual Changes Chapter 10: Headache and Facial Pain Chapter 11: Speech, Language, and Cognition

Section 2: NEUROPSYCHIATRY

Chapter 12: Mood Disorders Chapter 13: Schizophrenia Chapter 14: Personality Disorders Chapter 15: Anxiety Disorder

Index

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