DescriptionPreparing for the Neurology Boards, recertification, or the AAN Residency In-Service Training Exam (RITE) can be daunting⎯years of study, training, and volumes of material to be processed, organized, and distilled for ready recall when the moment arrives. It may seem impossible to retain so much information. However, the completely revised and expandedSecond Edition of this unique, easy-to-use bestselling review guide gives you all the tools you need to “tie it all” together ⎯ no additional texts needed.
And with Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards you have free web support including: access to online cases, flashcards, and a medications data bank. Click the link to the right, the authors website link below, or visit www.ultimateneurology.com to register with the password included in the book.
The book breaks down the field of neurology into 24 chapters covering all subjects on the neurology boards including child and adult psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and neurophysiology. Using an expanded outline format and innovative heading hierarchy for in-depth or rapid review, the topics are arranged so that you will read the easiest-to-remember first and the most-likely-to-be-forgotten last.
Every chapter has been brought up-to-date to reflect current science and practice and includes information on: pivotal trials, new medications and treatments, diagnostic criteria, genetic disorders, and AAN guidelines. Complete your study on the web with the hundreds of cases, flashcards, and images.
The Expanded Second Edition Features:
- 24 thoroughly updated chapters covering all subjects on the neurology boards
- A new Mini-Atlas of EEG tracings to hone proficiency in interpretation
- More “NB” (nota bene) items throughout flag must-know high-yield information
- More diagrams, illustrations, and tables to solidify concepts, streamline dense material, and enhance learning
- Additional “Notes” page the end of each chapter for personal annotations
- ”Are You Really Ready?” - completely new practice test with questions, answers, and explanations to gauge test day preparedness
- Free access to enhanced web features and new case modules to extend and reinforce the material in the book
Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards is a must-have for residents preparing for boards or studying for the RITE exam, and for neurologists preparing for recertification. The Second Edition continues to deliver the Ultimate in high-yield board review, in print and on the web.
ReviewsReviews of the First Edition:
"A welcome addition to the available board review books...geared toward any neurologist... who is preparing for the board exam." - Doody's Reviews
“…starting this book 6 months before the written Boards (as I wish I had) will definitely improve one's grade and increase knowledge in neurology (ultimately the goal of all of these tests).” - Neurology
ContentsContents: Clinical Neurology: Stroke, Trauma, and Intensive Care (Including Brain Death); Dementia; Neuromuscular Disorders; Epilepsy and Related Disorders; Movement Disorders; Demyelinating Disorders; Infections of the Nervous System; Neurotoxicology and Nutritional Disorders; Sleep and Sleep Disorders; Neurophysiology; Clinical Neurophysiology Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Studies; Pediatric Neurology.Subspecialties: Neurourology; Neuro-ophthalmology; Neuro-otology; Neurorehabilitation; Neuroendocrinology; Neuro-oncology; Transplant Neurology and Headache. Basic Neurosciences: Neurochemistry/Pharmacology; Neurogenetics; Neurohistology, Embryology, and Developmental Disorders; Clinical Neuroanatomy. Psychiatry, Neurobehavior, and Neuropsychology: Adult Psychiatry; Child Psychiatry; Neurobehavior and Neuropsychology.Are You Really Ready?: Practice Questions; Answer Key and Explanations.
- Visit www.ultimateneurology.com and enter password to access free online support
Case-Based Neuropathology and Neuroradiology Mini-Atlas: Tumors; Vascular/Stroke; Pediatrics/Congenital; Eye; Neurodegenerative; Other Imaging Sequences; Miscellaneous
- Neurophysiology Case Review: EEG; EMG; Sleep Studies
- High-Yield Information Flash Cards: Dementia; Neuromuscular; Epilepsy; Movement Disorders; Neurotoxicology and Nutritional Disorders; Sleep Disorders; Pediatric Neurology; Neuro-oncology; Neurogenetics
- Medications Data Bank
About the Editors
- Hubert H. Fernandez, MD
Hubert H. Fernandez, MD is an Associate Professor, Co-Director of the Movement Disorders Center, and Program Director of the Residency Training Program, Department of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, Florida.
- Stephan Eisenschenk, MD
Stephan Eisenschenk, MD is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Director of the Adult Neurology Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Department of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, Florida.
- Michael S. Okun, MD
Michael S. Okun, MD, is Adelaide Lackner Associate Professor and the current National Medical Director of the National Parkinson Foundation. He is the Co-Director of the Movement Disorders Center located within the McKnight Brain Institute and the University of Florida College of Medicine.