Extensively illustrated and liberally laced with clinically helpful tools, Clinical Adult Neurology is an affordable reference for all clinicians and residents. With emphasis on diagnostic tools and strategies as well as management pearls and perils, Clinical Adult Neurology will meet the needs of all health care practitioners caring for patients with neurologic disorders.
The book is organized into three sections, with Section 1 covering all aspects of neurologic evaluation, Section 2 describing common clinical problems in neurology, and Section 3 discussing all aspects of neurologic diseases. All sections and chapters emphasize the clinical approach to the patient with consistently useful pedagogical tools, including “Features” tables for diagnostic help with all neurologic diseases, “Pearls and Perils” boxes that represent pithy distillations of clinical wisdom from leading experts, “Key Clinical Questions” boxes that help clinicians frame patient diagnosis and management; and annotated bibliographies that highlight the most important references for further study.
The book’s organization, format, and features all stress the efficient and well-rationed use of medical care for patients with neurologic disease. Succinct content presentations make all information easy to locate and digest. The format will also be a helpful tool for those preparing for examinations.
- An emphasis on diagnosis, management, and all pertinent clinical issues
- Heavily illustrated
- Contributions by the foremost experts on all aspects of neurologic diseases
- Extensive use of clinically helpful tables, charts, and boxes with practical advice on all aspects of diagnosis and management
Adult Neurologic Examination; The Neurologic History and Examination of the Adult; Electroencephalography and Evoked Potential Studies; Electrodiagnostics of Neuromuscular Disease; Neuroradiology: Diagnostic Imaging Studies; Common Problems in Adult Neurology; Syncope and Seizures; Vertigo and Other Forms of Dizziness; Disorders of Gait; Headaches; Pain; Sleep Disorders; Acute Confusional States; Dementia; Coma; The Epilepsies; Neurologic Disease and Disorders; Vascular Diseases; Traumatic Injuries of the Central Nervous System; Movement Disorders; Neuromuscular Disorders; Infections of the Nervous System; Demyelinating Diseases; Neoplastic Diseases; Dementing and Degenerative Disorders; Systemic Diseases.