This pocket book is written for the practicing neurologist in a practical, easy to use format to help the clinician when treating patients with neurological problems. This is not a book on how to make a diagnosis, but rather starts from the point of diagnosis and covers all the main neurological conditions as such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and migraine well as some of the rarer conditions such as Wilson’s disease showing which treatments are evidence-based but also describing those which at present need more trials. Each condition is described in the following way: definition, cause, frequency, and prognosis. Written by expert contributors, this book describes the treatment that neurologists are responsible for, indicates when to refer, shows complications of treatment, as well as drug interactions.ContentsComa, raised intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus. Cranial nerves, neuro-otology and the cerebellum. Dementia. Epilepsy. Functional and emotional disorders. Infections. Metabolic, endocrine and toxic disorders. Migraine and other headaches. Multiple sclerosis and other immunological disorders. Muscle disorders, motor neuron disease and myasthenia. Neck, back and spinal cord disorders. Neurogenic pain. The neurological bladder, constipation and sexual problems. Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. Peripheral nerve disorders. Stroke. Trauma. Tumours and paraneoplastic syndromes. Anaesthetising patients with neurological problems.
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Titolo: The Lancet Handbook of Treatment in Neurology
Editore: Elsevier - Eng
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 12,5x19 cm
Peso: 0.4 kg
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