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Understanding Neurology: A Problem-Oriented Approach

Understanding Neurology: A Problem-Oriented Approach

Paperback Medical Understanding

By (author) John D.W. Greene, By (author) Ian Bone, Contributions by Abhijit Chauduri, Contributions by Roderick Duncan, Contributions by John Greene, Contributions by Donald Grosset, Contributions by John Paul Leach, Contributions by Colin O'Leary, Contributions by Vicky Marshall, Contributions by Richard Metcalfe

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  • Publisher: Manson Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 258mm x 16mm | 662g
  • Publication date: 21 December 2007
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1840760613
  • ISBN 13: 9781840760613
  • Edition statement: New ed.
  • Illustrations note: 183 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 752,551

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This book takes a problem-oriented approach to the evaluation of common symptoms presenting to medical students. It begins with guidance in history taking and examination leading the student on to neurological examination. The following sections outline all the common presenting symptoms, such as forgetfulness, dizziness or pain, and relate them to the spectrum of neurological conditions and diseases. Some case histories are used to illustrate problems and the book ends with a section of MCQ's. This is the second in a new series which aims to help medical students to think like doctors. By combining a symptom and problem-based approach with systematic coverage, the book appeals to instructors and students on traditional and integrated courses.

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Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK

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Winner of the 2008 BMA Medical Book Competition for neurology ...well written...demystifying neurology remains an urgent necessity among trainees...skills cannot exist without a solid grounding of neurological knowledge...this book strives with some success to achieve this educational balance -Advances in Clinical Neuroscience & Rehabilitation

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This book takes a problem-oriented approach to the evaluation of common symptoms presenting to medical students of neurological conditions. This is the second in a new series which aims to help medical students to think like doctors. By combining a symptom and problem-based approach with systematic coverage, the book will appeal to instructors and students on traditional and integrated courses.

Table of contents

History taking and Physical Examination Neurological Investigations The Problems: Blackouts Acute Confusional States Forgetfulness (memory) Speech and Language Problems Loss of Vision and Double Vision Dizziness and Vertigo Weakness Tremor and Other Involuntary Movements Poor Coordination Headache Neck Pain and Back Ache Numbness and Tingling MCQ's Index