CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Neurology, Third Edition

Author:   John Brust
Publisher:   McGraw-Hill Education
Edition:   3rd edition
ISBN:  

9781259835315


Pages:   624
Publication Date:   15 February 2019
Format:   Hardback
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A handy, practical, and management-oriented neurology sourcebook - delivering everything clinicians need in one easy-to-carry volume CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Neurology, Third Edition provides busy clinicians with practical, up-to-date strategies for assessing and managing the most frequently seen neurologic conditions in adults and children. Following the acclaimed CURRENT format, the book's consistent presentation includes Essentials of Diagnosis, Symptoms and Signs, Diagnostic Studies, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis. This clinically oriented resource will be valuable to anyone who sees patients with neurologic complaints, whether in primary care or the neurology clinic. The Third Edition provides a complete update of all chapters, with special emphasis on conditions for which new drugs are available (such as headache, pain, neuropathy, and sleep disorders), as well as the most rapidly advancing conditions in the field such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and stroke. *Coverage of disorders in both adults and children*Practical information on common conditions such as headaches, movement disorders, and central nervous system infections*Thorough coverage of diagnostic tests*Approximately 200 informative photos and illustrations*Updated with the latest findings and developments

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Author:   John Brust
Publisher:   McGraw-Hill Education
Imprint:   McGraw-Hill Education
Edition:   3rd edition
Weight:   0.903kg
ISBN:  

9781259835315


ISBN 10:   1259835316
Pages:   624
Publication Date:   15 February 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

I. NEUROLOGIC INVESTIGATIONS 1. Electroencephalography 2. Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, & Evoked Potentials 3. Neuroradiology II: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS 4. Coma 5. Aphasia, Apraxia, & Agnosia 6. Hearing Loss & Dizziness 7. Epilepsy and Seizures 8. Headache & Facial Pain 9. Dementia & Memory Loss 10. Cerebrovascular Disease: Ischemic Stroke 11. Cerebrovascular Disease: Hemorrhagic Stroke 12. Central Nervous System Neoplasms 13. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes 14. Trauma 15. Movement Disorders 16. Ataxia & Cerebellar Disease 17. Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases 18. Nontraumatic Disorders of the Spinal Cord 19. Peripheral Neuropathies 20. Motor Neuron Diseases 21. Autonomic Disorders 22. Myasthenia Gravis & Other Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction 23. Disease of Muscle 24. Mitochondrial Diseases 25. Neurologic Intensive Care 26. Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Infections of the Nervous System 27. Viral Infections of the Nervous System 28. HIV Neurology 29. Prion Diseases 30. Disorders of Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics 31. Sleep Disorders 32. Systemic & Metabolic Disorders 33. Alcoholism 34. Drug Dependence 35. Psychiatric Disorders 36. Neurologic Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence

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John C.M. Brust, MD Professor of Clinical Neurology College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Director, Department of Neurology Harlem Hospital Center New York. New YorkJohn Brust is listed in The Best Doctors in America. A world-renown authority on substance abuse and stroke, Dr. Brust is the recipient of several honors, including the Lewis P. Rowland Award for Excellence in Residency Teaching at Columbia University and the Charles Bomfalk Award for Excellence in Student Teaching at Columbia University.He is the author of over 200 publications on topics that include disorders of music and language, alcoholism, drug abuse, stroke, epilepsy, nutritional disease, and health care delivery. His books include Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse and our own The Practice of Neural Science. He is a frequent speaker at neurological conferences and is an editor or reviewer of numerous journals, including Editor-in-Chief of Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.

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