ISBN-10:
0750675063
ISBN-13:
9780750675062
Pub. Date:
04/01/2005
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Introduction To Clinical Neurology / Edition 3

Introduction To Clinical Neurology / Edition 3

by Douglas J. Gelb MD, PhD

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Overview

A practical guide to an often intimidating subject! Readers will appreciate the clear, sensible discussions of common neurologic conditions in this nicely updated New Edition. It details the initial examination, interpretation of results, diagnosis, treatment options, and more. Dr. Gelb's systematic approach to patient management, and his reader-friendly style, makes complex information easy to understand and apply.
  • Emphasizes the information necessary for success on clinical rotations and clerkships in neurology.
  • Approaches neurology the way it is taught by clinical instructors.
  • Offers step-by-step guidance on performing the initial neurologic examination.
  • Includes problem-solving aids for the interpretation of difficult examination results.
  • Excellent board review with numerous case studies and review questions written in USMLE style.
  • Illustrates key points with clearly executed line drawings.
  • Portable reference with a pocket-sized format.
  • The latest drugs and treatments as well as a more detailed section on the neurologic exam.
  • A new chapter containing additional case studies and answers for enhanced board review.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750675062
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Pages: 468
Product dimensions: 1.04(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. THE BASIC APPROACH

Where's the Lesion?

The Neurologic Examination

What's the Lesion?


Part II. COMMON DISEASES

Stroke

Seizures

Neuromuscular Disorders

Dementing Illnesses

Movement Disorders

Sleep Disorders

Multifocal Central Nervous System Disorders


Part III COMMON SYMPTOMS

Acute Mental Status Changes

Headache

Visual Symptoms

Dizziness and Disequilibrium

Back Pain and Neck Pain

Incontinence


Part IV BOOKENDS

Pediatric Neurology

Geriatric Neurology


Part V PRACTICE CASES

Case Histories

Answers

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