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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781793971

ISBN-13: 9780781793971

Pub. Date: 12/01/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Patient Encounters: The Psychiatry and Neurology Work-Up provides practical, how-to guidance for medical students approaching patients for the first time in a new psychiatry/neurology rotation. This pocket-sized book covers most common conditions encountered in the psychiatry/neurology clerkship and focuses on the important stages or timelines in the patient

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Overview

Patient Encounters: The Psychiatry and Neurology Work-Up provides practical, how-to guidance for medical students approaching patients for the first time in a new psychiatry/neurology rotation. This pocket-sized book covers most common conditions encountered in the psychiatry/neurology clerkship and focuses on the important stages or timelines in the patient encounter. The book identifies pertinent positives, negatives, and alert conditions in the history and physical examination; provides guidance on working up the patient, including appropriate diagnostic studies and procedures; explains the rationale behind clinical decision making; and provides diagnosis-based, evidence-based, high-yield, peer-reviewed journal references.

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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