Pocket Companion to Neurology in Clinical Practice / Edition 2

Pocket Companion to Neurology in Clinical Practice / Edition 2

by Walter G. Bradley, C. David Marsden, Gerald M. Fenichel, Robert B. Daroff
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750697873

ISBN-13: 9780750697873

Pub. Date: 01/01/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

This essential, pocket-sized companion to the leading clinical reference in neurology is the ideal quick reference for residents and practitioners. Containing the salient points of clinical diagnosis and management distilled from Neurology in Clinical Practice, Third Edition, this handbook is designed to be consulted when answers are needed quickly.

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This essential, pocket-sized companion to the leading clinical reference in neurology is the ideal quick reference for residents and practitioners. Containing the salient points of clinical diagnosis and management distilled from Neurology in Clinical Practice, Third Edition, this handbook is designed to be consulted when answers are needed quickly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750697873
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
758
Product dimensions:
3.94(w) x 7.09(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Prefaceix
I.Approach to the Diagnosis of Neurological Disease1
1.Episodic Impairments of Consciousness, Falls, and Drop Attacks3
2.Delirium, Stupor, and Coma11
3.Intellectual and Memory Impairments23
4.Personality and Behavior Disturbances29
5.Aphasia, Apraxia, and Agnosia39
6.Difficulties with Speech and Swallowing51
7.Disturbances of Vision57
8.Eye Movement, Pupillary, and Eyelid Disorders65
9.Dizziness, Vertigo, and Hearing Loss85
10.Disturbances of Taste and Smell95
11.Brainstem Syndromes101
12.Walking Disorders109
13.Hemiplegia and Monoplegia117
14.Paraplegia and Spinal Cord Syndromes121
15.Proximal, Distal, and Generalized Weakness131
16.Muscle Pain and Cramps135
17.The Floppy Infant141
18.Sensory Abnormalities of the Limbs, Trunk, and Face149
19.Sexual and Sphincter Dysfunction153
20.Arm and Neck Pain159
21.Low Back and Lower Limb Pain165
II.Neurological Diseases173
22.Neurological Complications of Systemic Diseases175
23.Trauma of the Nervous System203
24.Vascular Diseases of the Nervous System215
25.Neuro-Oncology239
26.Infections of the Nervous System269
27.Multiple Sclerosis and Other Inflammatory Demyelinating Diseases of the Central Nervous System325
28.Anoxic and Ischemic Encephalopathies337
29.Toxic and Metabolic Encephalopathies345
30.Deficiency Diseases355
31.Effect of Toxins and Physical Agents on the Nervous System367
32.Brain Edema and Disorders of Cerebrospinal Fluid Circulation383
33.Developmental Disorders of the Nervous System389
34.Developmental Disabilities399
35.Inborn Errors of Metabolism407
36.Neurocutaneous Syndromes451
37.The Dementias463
38.The Epilepsies475
39.Disorders of Sleep505
40.Headache and Other Craniofacial Pain515
41.Cranial Neuropathies537
42.Movement Disorders547
43.Cerebellar and Spinocerebellar Disorders583
44.Disorders of Bones, Joints, and Cartilage599
45.Disorders of Upper and Lower Motor Neurons615
46.Disorders of Nerve Roots and Plexuses627
47.Peripheral Neuropathies639
48.Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission663
49.Disorders of Skeletal Muscle677
50.Neurological Problems of the Newborn699
51.Neurological Problems of Pregnancy715
52.Pain Management723
Appendixes735
A.Incidence and Prevalence of Neurological Disorders737
B.Electromyography743
C.Clinical Neurogenetics747
D.Neuroendocrinology755
Index759

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