Neurological Disorders

Neurological Disorders : Course and Treatment

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Neurological Disorders is an authoritative elaboration of the course, treatment, and specific management of neurological disorders written and edited by internationally recognized neurologists. The volume is superbly organized, covering in 13 sections everything from single symptoms to disorders, in particular cerebral vascular disorders, infections and inflammation, tumors, metabolic and movement disorders, muscle disorders, neuroendocrine disorders, cognitiveand behavioral disorders, and intensive care. Additionally, Neurological Disorders uses tables and gives a scholarly overview of alternative treatment regimens.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1150 pages
  • 221 x 284.5 x 50.8mm | 3,538.06g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • illustrations, tables, index
  • 0121258300
  • 9780121258306

Table of contents

Acute and chronic pain; cranial nerves and brain stem; cognitive and behavioural disorders; cerebrovascular disorders; infections and inflammatory diseases; intensive care in neurology; tumours and developmental disorders; metabolic and progressive disorders; movement disorders; muscle and peripheral nervous system; endocrine and autonomic function; neurological side effects of therapy; molecular genetics of neurological disorders.
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"This book, the combined effort of 136 authors in 95 chapters, covers a broad spectrum of neurologic disorders... This is an international book that portrays practices in Europe and North America. For neurologists in other parts of the world, it is certainly a welcome experience... Well-selected references give a balanced view of each disease, particularly those in which substantial controversies about therapeutics remain... a fine effort that brings together not only a wealth of treatments for neurologic disorders, but also data of enormous value for decision making. It even provides elements for discussion between the clinician and the patient on the important issue of cost and benefit."
--NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
"This is an important new reference work that will be a valuable resource for diverse reader."
--ROBERT A. FISHMAN, San Francisco, California
"Well written... the chapter on orthopaedic assessment is particularly valuable to the medical specialist who may not be aware of the various musculoskeletal disorders leading to gait impairment... It will serve as a valued resource to the experienced specialty physician... seeking to expand her knowledge in the pathophysiology of gait disturbances."
--Maureen Shandling, in LANCET
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