ISBN-10:
0071759050
ISBN-13:
9780071759052
Pub. Date:
06/13/2012
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Clinical Neurology / Edition 8

Clinical Neurology / Edition 8

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Overview

The text that bridges the gap between basic neuroscience and clinical practice – updated with the latest advances and full-color illustrations

For more than twenty years, Clinical Neurology has helped students, residents, and clinicians understand the link between basic neuroscience and current approaches in diagnosis and treatment. Distinguished by its practice-oriented approach to neurology based on presenting symptoms, this trusted classic delivers the clearest and most concise introduction to the field available anywhere.

Features:

  • Essential concepts are presented within a framework of problems encountered in a clinical setting for greater relevance to real-world practice
  • More than 200 tables and figures put key information at your fingertips
  • Treatment protocols reflect the most recent advances in the field
  • Advances in molecular biology and genetics are incorporated throughout
  • NEW Introductory chapters on the neurologic history and examination and laboratory investigations
  • NEW State-of-the-art discussions of the molecular basis of Alzheimer disease and other dementias, spinocerebellar ataxias, motor neuron disease, muscular dystrophies, Parkinson disease, Huntington disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and stroke; and coverage of recent advances in the treatment of neurologic complications of general medical disorders, headache and facial pain, movement disorders, seizures, and cerebrovascular disease, and other conditions
  • NEW Full-color illustrations that clarify neuroanatomic principles, clinical-anatomic correlations, pathophysiologic mechanisms, and clinical and radiological signs

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071759052
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/13/2012
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

David A. Greenberg, MD, PhD

Professor and Vice-President for Special Research Programs

Buck Institute for Age Research

Novato, CA

Michael J. Aminoff, MD, DSc, FRCP

Professor and Executive Vice-Chair

Department of Neurology

School of Medicine

University of California, San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

Roger P. Simon, MD

Robert Stone Dow Chair of Neurology

Director of Neurobiology Research

Legacy Health Systems

Portland, OR

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Disorders of Consciousness
Chapter 2: Headache & Facial Pain
Chapter 3: Disorders of Equilibrium
Chapter 4: Disturbances of Vision
Chapter 5: Motor Deficits
Chapter 6: Disorders of Somatic Sensation
Chapter 7: Movement Disorders
Chapter 8: Seizures & Syncope
Chapter 9: Stroke
Chapter 10: Coma
Chapter 11: Neurologic Investigations
Appendices
A: The Neurologic Examination
B: A Brief Examination of the Nervous System
C: Clinical Examination of Common Isolated Peripheral Nerve Disorders

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