Neurological Complications of Pregnancy

Neurological Complications of Pregnancy

by Orrin Devinsky

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Neurological Complications of Pregnancy by Orrin Devinsky

The thoroughly updated Second Edition of this highly acclaimed volume is a complete and current guide to the diagnosis and management of neurological disorders during pregnancy. Written by leading authorities, the book covers all common and rare neurological diseases and addresses the full range of concerns facing clinicians, including indications and contraindications for use of neurologic drugs during pregnancy and legal aspects of treating pregnant women.This edition includes information on new drugs for treating epilepsy, migraine, multiple sclerosis, stroke, infections, and other illnesses. New chapters cover HIV infection during pregnancy and emergency and intensive care of neurological disorders during pregnancy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781736213
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Series: Advances in Neurology Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authorsxi
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxvii
1.Neuroradiographic Imaging: Techniques and Safety Considerations1
2.Low Back Pain9
3.Migraine and Other Headache Conditions25
4.Neurologic Aspects of Eclampsia41
5.Cerebral Ischemia in Pregnancy51
6.Intracranial Hemorrhage63
7.Maternal Head Trauma75
8.Critical Care Management of Neurologic Catastrophes87
9.Neurologic Aspects of Rheumatologic Disorders103
10.Multiple Sclerosis135
11.Infections145
12.Nervous System Neoplasms157
13.Endocrine Aspects of Epilepsy175
14.Epilepsy185
15.Movement Disorders213
16.Peripheral Nerve Disorders227
17.Muscle Disease241
18.Developmental Disabilities261
19.Paraplegia271
20.Psychiatric Disorders277
21.Cocaine and Alcohol Use295
22.Complementary and Alternative Medicine307
23.Legal Issues: Roles of Physicians in Preventing Fetal Harm317
Subject Index329

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