Lecture Notes: Neurology

Lecture Notes: Neurology

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Now in two colours throughout, this new edition of LectureNotes: Neurology contains the core neurologicalinformation required, whichever branch of clinical medicine youchoose. Reflecting current clinical practice, the latest advancesin the diagnosis and management of neurological diseases areconcisely covered. The book is divided into two parts. The NeurologicalApproach looks at neurological history taking. Theneurological examination is then discussed in detail consciousness, cognitive function, vision and other cranial nerves,motor function, sensation and autonomic function. In part two,Neurological Disorders, the common neurological conditions aredescribed, along with neurological emergencies andneuro-rehabilitation. Featuring a self-assessment section, and withclinical scenario and key points boxes throughout, LectureNotes: Neurology is ideal for medical students, junior doctors,and specialist nurses who want a concise introduction to clinicalneurology that can be used as a core text or as a revisionresource.

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 12mm | 458.13g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • 1405177225
  • 9781405177221
  • 120,039

About Lionel Ginsberg

Dr Lionel Ginsberg is Consultant Neurologist, Royal Free Hospital, London; Honorary Consultant Physician, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London; Clinical Sub-Dean and Welfare Tutor, Royal Free Campus, University College London Medical School, London

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Now in two colours throughout, this new edition of "Lecture Notes: Neurology" contains the core neurological information required, whichever branch of clinical medicine you choose. Reflecting current clinical practice, the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of neurological diseases are concisely covered. The book is divided into two parts. "The Neurological Approach" looks at neurological history taking. The neurological examination is then discussed in detail - consciousness, cognitive function, vision and other cranial nerves, motor function, sensation and autonomic function. In part two," Neurological Disorders," the common neurological conditions are described, along with neurological emergencies and neuro-rehabilitation. Featuring a self-assessment section, and with clinical scenario and key points boxes throughout, "Lecture Notes: Neurology" is ideal for medical students, junior doctors, and specialist nurses who want a concise introduction to clinical neurology that can be used as a core text or as a revision resource. For further information, please visit www.lecturenoteseries.com and www.wileymedicaleducation.com

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"The Lecture Notes series have enjoyed much popularity with medical and nursing students as well as residents... As a core text during clinical attachment or as a revision resource this book will appeal to medical students, specialist nurses and residents." (Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, September, 2010)

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Table of contents

Preface to the ninth edition. Preface to the seventh edition. Acknowledgements. PART 1: THE NEUROLOGICAL APPROACH. 1 Neurological history taking. 2 Consciousness. 3 Cognitive function. 4 Vision and other cranial nerves. 5 Motor function. 6 Sensation. 7 Autonomic function. 8 Investigating the patient. PART 2: NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS. 9 Headache and facial pain. 10 Epilepsy. 11 Stroke. 12 Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. 13 Neurosurgical topics: head injury and brain tumour. 14 Neurological infections. 15 Spinal conditions. 16 Multiple sclerosis. 17 Nerve and muscle. 18 Development and degeneration. 19 Neurology and other medical specialities. 20 Neurological emergencies. 21 Neurorehabilitation. Multiple choice questions. Answers to multiple choice questions. Index.

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