CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Neurology, Second Edition / Edition 2

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Neurology, Second Edition / Edition 2

by John C. M. Brust
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing


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CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Neurology, Second Edition / Edition 2

A handy, practical, and management-oriented neurology sourcebook – delivering everything you need in one easy-to-carry volume

A Doody's Core Title for 2017!

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Neurology, 2e provides busy clinicians with practical, up-to-date strategies for assessing and managing the most frequently seen neurologic conditions in adults and children.


  • Consistent presentation includes Essentials of Diagnosis, Symptoms and Signs, Diagnostic Studies, Differential Diagonsis, Treatment, and Prognosis
  • Coverage of disorders in both adults and children
  • Practical information on common conditions such as headaches, movement disorders, and central nervous system infections
  • Expert help with ischemicand hemorrhagic stroke, epilepsy, sleeping disorders, dizziness, hearing loss, dementia and memory loss, psychiatric problems, and more
  • Thorough coverage of diagnostic tests
  • More than 100 informative photos and illustrations
  • Updated with the latest findings and developments

This second edition will be valuable to anyone who sees patients with neurologic complaints, whether in primary care or the neurology clinic.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071701181
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/19/2011
Series: LANGE CURRENT Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

John C. M. Brust, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, New York

Table of Contents

1. Electroencephalography, Tina Shih
2. Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, & Evoked Potentials, Dora Leung
3. Neuroradiology, John P. Loh
4. Coma, John C.M. Brust
5. Aphasia, Apraxia, & Agnosia, John C.M. Brust
6. Hearing Loss & Dizziness, Jack J. Wazen, Soha N. Ghossaini, & Benjamin Wycherly
8. Headache & Facial Pain, Mark W. Green
9. Dementia & Memory Loss, Karen Marder (editor), Karen Bell, Jennifer L. Williamson, Sarah C. Janicki, Lawrence S. Honig, Nikolaos Scarmeas, James M. Noble, & Clinton B. Wright
10. Cerebrovascular Disease: Ischemic Stroke, Brian-Fred M. Fitzsimmons & Marc Lazzaro
11. Cerebrovascular Disease: Hemorrhagic Stroke, Richard A. Bernstein
12. Central Nervous System Neoplasms, Christopher E. Mandigo & Jeffrey N. Bruce
13. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes, Lakshmi Nayak, Alfredo D. Voloschin, & Andrew B. Lassman
14. Trauma, Katja E. Wartenberg & Stephan A. Mayer
15. Movement Disorders, Amanda Deligtisch, Blair Ford, Howard Geyer, & Susan B. Bressman
16. Ataxia & Cerebellar Disease, Claire Henchcliffe
17. Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases, Bruce A.C. Cree
18. Nontraumatic Disorders of the Spinal Cord, Olajide Williams & Michelle Stern
19. Peripheral Neuropathies, Clifton Gooch & Tanya Fatimi
20. Motor Neuron Diseases, Michio Hirano
21. Autonomic Disorders, Louis H. Weimer
22. Myasthenia Gravis & Other Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction, Shanna Kathlyn Patterson, Petra Kaufmann, & Marisa Schiller Sosinsky
23. Disease of Muscle, Olajide Williams
24. Mitochondrial Diseases, Michio Hirano
25. Neurologic Intensive Care, Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez & Alan Z. Segal
26. Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Infections of the Nervous System, Barbara S. Koppel & Todd Hayano
27. Viral Infections of the Nervous System, Jeffrey Sevigny, Jennifer Frontera, & James M. Noble
28. HIV Neurology, Ned Sacktor, Jeffrey Rumbaugh, Jeffrey Sevigny, & Lydia B. Estanislao
29. Prion Diseases, Lawrence S. Honig
30. Disorders of Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics, John C.M. Brust
31. Sleep Disorders, Anne Helena Remmes
32. Systemic & Metabolic Disorders, Cheryl A. Jay
33. Alcoholism, John C.M. Brust
34. Drug Dependence, John C.M. Brust
35. Psychiatric Disorders, Eric R. Marcus
36. Neurologic Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence, Claudia A. Chiribaga & Marc C. Patterson

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