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Disorders due to trauma to the head, spine, and peripheral nerves are among the most common seen by neurologists, neurosurgeons, and emergency physicians. This is the comprehensive definitive work on the subject, offering coverage on a wide range of clinical issues. There are comprehensive sections on head trauma, spinal trauma, plexus and peripheral nerve injuries, post-traumatic pain syndromes, sports and neurologic trauma, environmental trauma, posttraumatic sequelae and medicolegal aspects, and iatrogenic trauma. For the second edition, the editor has added 11 new chapters, and the existing chapters will be thoroughly revised and updated. Randolph Evans is a highly regarded neurologist and an excellent editor, ensuring effective coverage of all topics and a consistent manner of presentation.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 824 pages
  • 184 x 256 x 42mm | 1,642.02g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 52 halftones, 64 line illustrations, numerous tables
  • 0195170326
  • 9780195170320

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Praise for the first edition"This book is an excellent review of the neurology of trauma. It addresses neurologists, neurosurgeons, and emergency physicians. There are comprehensive sections on head trauma, spinal trauma, plexus and peripheral-nerve injuries, posttraumatic pain syndromes, enivornmental trauma, posttraumatic sequelae, and medicolegal aspects."--The New England Journal of Medicine"Editorial discipline has achieved a remarkably consistent and readable style. The publication of this book has been carefully conceived and well executed."--Archives of Neurology"This is the best available book on the neurological complications of trauma. The multiauthored monograph has been masterfully edited by R.W. Evans."--European Neurology"Neurology and Trauma is an enjoyable, encyclopedic compendium of basic and clinically relevant information on neurologic trauma and will be an important addition to the library of every medical professional interested in this topic."--JAMAPraise for second edition: "This book reaches far beyond the traditional topics and delves into subjects rarely addressed in neurotrauma textbooks...The author has masterfully edited a comprehensive text on the neurologic implications of trauma."--Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology"Overall this book is an excellent resource for those invovled in patient care after neurological injury. It provides a valuable reference for those dealing with difficult complications of severe to mild injury."--Acta Neurochirurgicashow more

Table of contents

I. Head Trauma; II. Spinal Trauma; III. Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries; IV. Postraumatic Pain Syndromes; V. Sports and Neurological Trauma; VI. Environmental Trauma; VII. Posttraumatic Sequelae and Medicolegal Aspects; VIII. Iatrogenic Traumashow more

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