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Systemic Diseases Part 3: Handbook of Clinical Neurology Series
     

Systemic Diseases Part 3: Handbook of Clinical Neurology Series

by Michael J. Aminoff, Christopher G. Goetz (Editor)
 

This is the last of three volumes that are directed at the neurological problems associated with systemic illness, and complementing volumes 38 and 39 of the first series. The book provides comprehensive updates of the accumulated literature, taking into account the many exciting developments that have occurred in clinical medicine over the last 25 years. In

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This is the last of three volumes that are directed at the neurological problems associated with systemic illness, and complementing volumes 38 and 39 of the first series. The book provides comprehensive updates of the accumulated literature, taking into account the many exciting developments that have occurred in clinical medicine over the last 25 years. In particular the advent of new imaging techniques and therapeutic approaches have added another dimension, providing new solutions for old problems and creating new complications and dilemmas that are discussed in this volume. This book will be of help to readers by providing practical guidance, a review of the pertinent literature, and a summary of the various problems for which consultation may be requested.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444812902
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/29/1998
Series:
Handbook of Clinical Neurology Series , #71
Edition description:
Part 3, Revised Series #27
Pages:
732

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Meet the Author

Dr. Michael Aminoff was born and educated in England, graduating from University College London in 1962 and as a physician from University College Hospital Medical School in 1965. He subsequently trained in neurology and neurophysiology at The National Hospital (Queen Square) in London, and in 1974 moved to UCSF where he has been Professor of Neurology since 1982. He was Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratories at UCSF until 2004, when he became Executive Vice Chair of the department of neurology, and also directs the Parkinson’s Disease Clinic and Research Center, a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence.

He is the author of more than 230 published medical or scientific articles, as well as the author or editor of some 29 books. His published scientific contributions led to the award of a Doctorate in Science, an advanced doctorate in the Faculty of Science, by the University of London in 2000. He is the one of the two editors-in-chief of the four-volume Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2nd Edition, Academic Press, 2014), and one of the series editors of the multi-volume Handbook of Clinical Neurology (Elsevier). He was Editor-in Chief of the journal Muscle & Nerve from 1998 to 2007 and serves on numerous other editorial boards. He was a director of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology for 8 years, and chair of the board in 2011.

Dr. Aminoff has received numerous prizes including the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine in 2006 and the A.B. Baker Award of the American Academy of Neurology for life-time achievements and contributions to medical education in 2007. In 2010, he was awarded the title of “Distinguished Professor” at the University of California, San Francisco.

He is married and has three children, one a pediatric rheumatologist, another a federal defense attorney, and the third an assistant district attorney.

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