Weiner and Levitt's Neurology / Edition 8

Weiner and Levitt's Neurology / Edition 8

by Alexander Rae-Grant
     
 

ISBN-10: 078178154X

ISBN-13: 9780781781541

Pub. Date: 03/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Thoroughly updated for its Eighth Edition, this highly praised volume of the House Officer Series is a succinct, symptom-oriented pocket guide to diagnosis, treatment, and management of common neurological disorders. Each chapter opens with a clinical case study and proceeds to classification of symptoms, history, physical examination, laboratory tests,

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Thoroughly updated for its Eighth Edition, this highly praised volume of the House Officer Series is a succinct, symptom-oriented pocket guide to diagnosis, treatment, and management of common neurological disorders. Each chapter opens with a clinical case study and proceeds to classification of symptoms, history, physical examination, laboratory tests, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, treatment, and management.

This edition includes a new glossary of neurological terms, a new chapter on evidence-based neurology, a revised, more thorough chapter on localization of neurological disease, updated illustrations, and current references. The author reviews the latest advances in therapeutics, particularly in movement disorders, stroke, neuroimmunology, brain tumor treatment, headache pharmacology, and epilepsy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781781541
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Series:
House Officer Series
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
818,190
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Localization

Right Hemiplegia

Left Hemiplegia

Aphasia

Coma

Vertigo-Dizziness

Hyperreflexia

Hyporeflexia/Peripheral Neuropathy

Spinal Cord Compression

Peripheral Nerve and Root Dysfunction

Muscle Weakness

Tremor and Movement Disorders

Ataxia

Sleep Disorders

Stroke

Selected Stroke Syndromes

Transient Ischemic Attack

Headache

Dementia

Seizures and Epilepsy

Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders

Neurology of Diabetes

Malignancy and the Nervous System

Central Nervous System Infections

AIDS and the Nervous System

Neurology of Uremia

Neurology of Alcoholism

Neurology of Other Systemic Diseases

Treatment of Pain in Neurologic Disease

Lumbar Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid

Increased Intracranial Pressure

Traumatic Brain Injury

Neurodiagnostic Procedures

Key Points in Neuroanatomy

Differential Diagnoses in Neurology

Evidence Based Medicine in Neurology

Glossary of Common Neurological Terms

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