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Neurologic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

Neurologic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America


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Neurologic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics focuses on Neurologic Emergencies. Articles include: Headache; Back Pain; Dizziness; Generalized Weakness; Initial Diagnosis and Management of Coma; Neuro-ophthalmology; Diagnosis of Acute Ischemic Stroke; Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke; Acute Hemorrhagic Stroke; Status Epilepticus; Diagnosis and Emergency Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and more!

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ISBN-13: 9780323476812
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/12/2016
Series: Clinics: Internal Medicine Series
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Neurologic Emergencies Amal Mattu xv

Preface: Neurologic Emergencies-Making the Diagnosis and Treating the Life Threats Jonathan A. Edlow Michael K. Abraham xvii

Headache in the Emergency Department: Avoiding Misdiagnosis of Dangerous Secondary Causes Ramin R. Tabatabai Stuart P. Swadron 695

A New Approach to the Diagnosis of Acute Dizziness in Adult Patients Jonathan A. Edlow 717

Acute Nontraumatic Back Pain: Risk Stratification, Emergency Department Management, and Review of Serious Pathologies Jennifer Singleton Jonathan A. Edlow 743

Status Epileptcius: What's New? Danya Khoujah Michael K. Abraham 759

Initial Diagnosis and Management of Coma Stephen J. Traub Eelco F. Wijdicks 777

Acute Generalized Weakness Latha Ganti Vaibhav Rastogi 795

Transient Ischemic Attacks: Advances in Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department Andrea Duca Andy Jagoda 811

Diagnosis of Acute Ischemic Stoke Lauren M. Nentwich 837

Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke Matthew S. Siket 861

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage Andrea Morotti Joshua N. Goldstein 883

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Michael K. Abraham Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang 901

Diagnosis and Treatment of Central Nervous System Infections in the Emergency Department Maia Dorsett Stephen Y. Liang 917

Diagnosis of Acute Neurologic Emergencies in Pregnant and Postpartum Women Andrea G. Edlow Brian L. Edlow Jonathan A. Edlow 943

Neuro-Ophthalmology in Emergency Medicine J. Stephen Huff Everett W. Austin 967

Index 987

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