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Crash Course Neurology

The new series of Crash Course continues to provide readers with complete coverage of the MBBS curriculum in an easy-to-read, user-friendly manner. Building on the success of previous editions, the new Crash Courses retain the popular and unique features that so characterised the earlier volumes and are fully updated throughout.

Audience
Undergraduate medical students – revision aid

Paperback, 320 Pages

Published: August 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7234-3647-8

Contents

  • Part 1: The Patient Presents With…

    1. Disorders of higher cerebral function
    2. Disturbances of consciousness
    3. Headache
    4. Disorders of smell and taste
    5. Visual impairment
    6. Disorders of the pupils and eye
    movements
    7. Facial sensory loss and weakness
    8. Deafness, tinnitus, dizziness and
    vertigo
    9. Dysarthria, dysphonia and dysphagia
    10. Cerebellar dysphonia and dysphagia
    11. Movement disorders
    12. Limb weakness
    13. Limb sensory symptoms
    14. Disorders of gait

    Part 11: Diseases and Disorders
    15. Dementia
    16. Epilepsy
    17. Headache and cranial facial pain
    18. Parkinson’s disease, other
    extrapyramidal disorders, and myoclonus
    19. Cranial nerve lesions
    20. Diseases affecting the spinal cord
    (myelopathy)
    21. Motor neuron disease
    22. Radiculopathy and plexopathy
    23. Disorders of the peripheral nerves
    24. Disorders of the neuromuscular junction
    25. Disorders of skeletal muscle
    26. Vascular diseases of the nervous system
    27. Intracranial tumours
    28. Infections of the nervous system
    29. Multiple sclerosis
    30. Systemic disease and the nervous system
    31. The effects of vitamin deficiencies and
    toxins on the nervous system
    32. Hereditary conditions affecting the
    nervous system

    Part 111: History, Examination and Common
    Investigations
    33. Taking a history
    34. The neurological examination
    35. How to write a clerking
    36. Further investigations

    Part IV: Self-assessment
    Multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
    Short-answer questions (SAQs)
    Extended-matching questions (EMQs)
    Patient-management problems (PMPs)
    MCQ answers
    SAQ answers
    EMQ answers
    PMP answers

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