Principles of Drug Therapy in Neurology

Principles of Drug Therapy in Neurology

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Since the first edition of this book was published in 1992, the number of pharmacological therapies available for treating neurological disorders has grown exponentially. This new edition brings the book fully up-to-date, and features PET scans to illustrate brain action, and new chapters on practical therapeutics and clinical more

Product details

  • Hardback | 592 pages
  • 203.2 x 279.4 x 38.1mm | 1,179.33g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • figures and tables
  • 0195146832
  • 9780195146837
  • 1,658,986

Review quote

"The second edition of Principles of Drug Therapy in Neurology provides a comprehensive review on pharmacologic therapy of a wide range of disorders affecting the nervous system. Most of its chapters are written by experts in their respective fields, and although they vary in length and dpeth of content, they are all clearly written and contain updated and useful information....Overall, Principles of Drug Therapy in Neurology, 2nd edition, provides a concise, single source of updated information on pharmacologic therapy of a wide range of neurologic disorders in a very readable manner. I enthusiastically recommend this book to all clinical neurologists and neuroscientists, regardless of their level of experience and expertise."--Eduardo E. Benarroch, MD, in Neurologyshow more

About Michael V. Johnston

Michael V. Johnston, M.D., is Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is also the Chief Medical Officer at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Robert A. Gross MD, PhD, is Professor of Neurology and of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center as well as the Director of Strong Epilepsy more

Table of contents

1. Fundamentals of drug therapy in neurology ; 2. Movement disorders ; 3. Epilepsy ; 4. Migraine ; 5. Ischemic stroke ; 6. Management of elevated intracranial pressure ; 7. Dementia and related disorders ; 8. Multiple sclerosis and related disorders ; 9. Spasticity in spinal cord disorders ; 10. Neuromuscular disease ; 11. Pain ; 12. Neurologic metabolic diseases ; 13. Psychiatric disorders ; 14. Childhood cognitive disorders ; 15. Sleep disorders ; 16. Therapy of central nervous system infections ; 17. Therapies for the neurological complications of HIV infection ; 18. Drug intoxicationsshow more