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Clinical Neurology / Edition 5

Clinical Neurology / Edition 5


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Provides medical students and residents with a strong foundation in basic neuroscience using a symptom-based approach with clinically oriented discussions of each disease. The updated Fifth Edition places special emphasis on parkinsonism,Alzheimer's disease,neurogenetics,management of stroke and aneurysms,and epilepsy.

* Symptom-oriented approach to neurology
* Updated treatment regimens for neurological disorders
* Current concepts in molecular pathogenesis Clinical Neurology offers up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of basic and clinical neuroscience concepts presented within the framework of problems encountered in the clinical setting.
* Concise coverage of neurology using a symptom-oriented approach
* Clinically-oriented discussion of each disease
* Includes basic neuroanatomy and pathophysiology
* Most current information on therapeutics
* Each chapter thoroughly updated with special focus on Parkinson's disease,Alzheimer's disease,neurogenetics,and management of stroke,epilepsy,and headache
* Chapter outlines provide a quick overview of each topic
* Includes over 200 tables and figures for easy reference Recognized for its practice-oriented approach to neurology based on the patient's presenting symptoms
* Reflects advances in the understanding of the molecular basis of neurological diseases and recent innovations in the treatment of disorders
* Emphasizes history taking and neurological examination as the cornerstones of neurological diagnosis
* Includes a step-by-step description of the neurological examination

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071375436
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 02/01/1902
Series: Lange Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.98(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
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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