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Practicing Neurology - What You Need to Know

di Pourmand  • 2008  • dettagli prodotto

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In this new edition, the latest volume from our Current Clinical Neurology series, Rahman Pourmand takes readers through the process of treating neurological conditions from evaluation to emergencies. For each condition, Pourmand provides basic facts, key definitions, step-by-step instructions for conducting a concise physical examination, neurologic signs to watch for, treatment strategies, and the prognosis. In Part I, the author outlines neurological history and examination, highlighting some common neurological constructs while elucidating the most up-to-date neurodiagnostic tests and procedures. Part II details common neurological conditions including stroke, seizure and epilepsy, central nervous system infections, complications from alcohol, dizziness and vertigo, headaches, sleep disorders, and back and neck pain. In Part III, neurological urgencies and emergencies, such as comas, status epilepticus, brain edema, transtentorial herniation, metastatic epidural spinal cord compression, acute meningitis, delirium tremens, Wernicke's encephalopathy, myastenia gravis crisis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and temporal arteritis are covered in detail.Table of contents Practicing NeurologyI. Evaluation1. Highlights of Neurological History and Examination2. Neurologic Formulation3. Some Neurologic Signs of Interest4. Approach to the Patient with Suspected Hysteric Conversion5. Neuroanatomy of Localization6. Some Common Neurological Constructs7. Neurodiagnostic Tests and ProceduresII. Common Neurologic Conditions8. Stroke9. Seizure and Epilepsy10. Central Nercous System Infections11. Alteration of Mental Status12. Demyelinating Disorders13. Neurologic Complications of Alcohol14. Dizziness and Vertigo15. Headaches and Facial Pain16. Peripheral Neuropathy17. Movement Disorders18. Sleep Disorders19. Neuromuscular Diseases20. Back and Neck PainIII. Neurologic Urgencies and Emergencies21. Coma22. Status Epilepticus23. Brain Edema, Transtentorial Herniation, and Increased Intracranial Pressure24. Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression25. Acute Meningitis and Encephalitis26. Delirium Tremens27. Wernicke's Encephalopathy28. Myasthenia Gravis Crisis29. Guillain-Barre' Syndrome30. Temporal Arteritis


ISBN: 9781588296092

Titolo: Practicing Neurology - What You Need to Know


Editore: Springer Verlag

Volume: Unico

Edizione: II 2008

Collana: Current Clinical Neurology

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 14x21 cm

Pagine: 218

Peso: 0.5 kg