The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology / Edition 2

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology / Edition 2

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by Alice W. Flaherty, Natalia S. Rost
     
 

Now in its revised, updated Second Edition, this pocket-sized handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of neurologic diseases. It presents specific management recommendations in a succinct outline format and includes protocols, step-by-step tests and procedures, and treatment algorithms.

This handbook is unique in its

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Overview

Now in its revised, updated Second Edition, this pocket-sized handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of neurologic diseases. It presents specific management recommendations in a succinct outline format and includes protocols, step-by-step tests and procedures, and treatment algorithms.

This handbook is unique in its inclusion of material from related disciplines such as general medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, and radiology. The authors offer guidance in using contemporary neuroimaging techniques in diagnosis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781751377
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
470,163
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

EMERGENCIES
ABBREVIATIONS
ADMISSIONS
: General Exam / Neurological Exam / Admission Orders
ADULT NEUROLOGY: Aphasia, Agnosia, Apraxia, and Amnesia / Brainstem Anatomy / Cerebrospinal Fluid / Cerebrovascular Ischemia / Coma and Brain Death / Cranial Nerves / Demyelinating Disease / Dysarthria and Dysphagia / EEG (Electroencephalography) / EMG (Electromyography) and Nerve Conduction Studies / Encephalopathy, Delirium, and Dementia / Evoked Potentials / Eyes and Vision / Headache / Hearing / Infections, CNS / Inflammatory Disorders / Instant Neurological Diagnosis / Intracranial Hemorrhage / Intracranial Pressure / Metabolic, Toxic, and Deficiency Disorders / Mitochondrial Disorders / Movement Disorders and Ataxia / Neuromuscular Disorders / Neurosurgical Procedures / Pain / Paraneoplastic Syndromes / Peripheral Nerve Anatomy / Peripheral Neuropathy / Pregnancy and Childbirth / Psychiatric Disorders / "Psychosomatic Neurology" / Radiation Therapy / Seizures / Sensory Loss / Sleep Disorders and Fatigue / Spinal Cord Disorders / Syncope / Trauma / Tumors of Brain / Uro-Neurology / Venous Sinus Thrombosis, CNS / Vertigo / Weakness
CHILD NEUROLOGY: Development / Eyes and Vision / Head Circumference Disorders / Headache / Infections, CNS / Metabolic Diseases / Movement Disorders and Ataxia / Neurocutaneous Syndromes / Seizures / Social and Language Disorders / Tumors / Weakness
DRUGS: Adrenergic Drugs / Analgesics / Anesthetics / Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme Inhibitors / Antibiotics / Anticoagulants / Anticonvulsants / Antidepressants / Benzodiazepines / Calcium Channel Blockers / Chemotherapy / Cholinergic Drugs / Digoxin / Diuretics / Dopaminergic Drugs / ICU Drips / Immunosuppressants / Muscle Relaxants / Paralytics
IMAGING: Angiography / CT and MRI Anatomy / Computerized Tomography (CT) / Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) / Ultrasound
MEDICINE: Allergy / Blood / Epidemiology / Electrolytes / Glands / Gut / Heart / Infection / Kidneys / Lungs
PROCEDURES: Procedure Note / Arterial Blood Gas / Arterial Line / Blood Draws / Caloric Testing / Central Venous Line / Lacerations / Lumbar Puncture / Nasogastric Tube / Venous Access

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