Current Therapy in Neurologic Disease book cover

Current Therapy in Neurologic Disease

Text with CD-ROM

Renowned authorities, all chosen for their expertise in their respective areas, present their own experiences and step-by-step guidelines on the current management and treatment of disorders affecting the nervous system. This book puts major emphasis on treatment, with diagnosis, epidemiology, and pathophysiology discussed only when they affect treatment strategies and decisions.

Neurologists, Internists, General Practitioners


Published: December 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03432-6


  • Disorders of Consciousness and Equilibrium

    The Unconscious Patient-Anish Bhardwaj
    Vertigo and Disequilibrium -Mark Walker
    Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension-Steven Vernine
    Insomnia and Parasomnia-Cynthia Comella
    Narcolepsy-June Fry


    Neonatal Seizures-Tallie Brem
    Febrile Seizures-Elaine Vining
    Absence Seizures-Nathan Crone
    Complex Partial Seizures- Jacqueline French
    First Generalized Seizure-Peter Kaplan
    Recurrent Generalized and Partial Seizures-Frank Gilliam
    Status Epilepticus-Jehuda Sepkuty
    Nonepileptic Seizures-Alan Krumholz


    General Management-Charles Argoff
    Chronic Low Back Pain and Failed Surgery- John Rybock
    Cervical Spondylosis-Doug Kerr
    Complex Regional Pain Syndromes-David Goldstein

    Headache and Facial Pain

    Migraine and Cluster Headache-Todd Troost
    Daily Headaches-David Dodock
    Headaches in Children-Eric Kossoff
    Trigeminal and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia-William Cheshire
    Postherpetic Neuralgia-Robert Dworkin

    Developmental Disorders

    Myelomeningocele and Hydrocephalus-David Joseph
    Chiari Malformations and Syringomyelia- Roger Kula
    Neonatal Hypoxia-Ischemia and Hemorrhage-Donna Ferriero
    Autism (including Rett’s)-Andrew Zimmerman
    Sturge-Weber Syndrome-Anne Comi
    Neurofibromatosis-Bhuwan Garg
    Tuberous Sclerosis-John Bodensteiner
    Hyperactivity and Dyslexia-Max Wiznitzer

    Viral Infections

    Herpes Viruses-Micheline McCarthy
    Arboviruses (incl West Nile)-Ken Tyler
    Enteroviruses (incl Polio Prevention)-Burk Jubelt
    Rabies-Alan Jackson
    HIV-Avi Nath

    Nonviral Infectious Diseases

    Bacterial Meningitis-Allan Askamit
    Tuberculosis Meningitis-Yukari Manabe
    Fungal Infections-John Mann
    Brain Abscess and Parameningeal Infections-Wendy Wright
    Neurosyphilis-Christina Marra
    Lyme Disease -Andrew Pachner
    Cerebral Malaria-Tom Solomon
    Opportunistic Infections in Immunocompromised Patients-Sid Houff

    Other Inflammatory and Demyelinating Diseases

    Multiple Sclerosis-Peter Calabresi
    Optic Neuritis-Laura Balcer
    Transverse Myelitis-David Irani
    Neurosarcoidosis-Carlos Pardo
    Bell’s Palsy-David Newman-Toker
    Bladder and Sexual Dysfunctionin MS and Myelitis-Arthur Burnett

    Cerebrovascular Diseases

    Transient Ischemic Attacks-Rafael Llenas
    Acute Ischemic Stroke-Argye Hillis
    Emboli of Cardiac Origin-Lewis Morganstern
    Intracerebral Hemorrhage-Gene Sung
    Subarachnoid Hemorrhage-Wendy Ziai
    Aneurysms and AVMs-Clay Johnston
    Temporal Vasculitis and Cerebral Vasculitis-Justin McArthur


    Concussion and Postconcussion Syndrome-James Kelly
    Spinal Cord Injury-Michael Selzer
    Peripheral Nerve Injury-Alan Belzberg

    Neoplastic Disease

    Childhood Brain Tumors-Kaleb Yohay
    Malignant Neural Tumors-Mark Gilbert
    CNS Metastases-Roy Patchell
    Epidural Cord Compression and Neoplastic Meningitis-John Laterra
    Remote Effects of Carcinoma-Josep Dalmau

    Movement Disorders

    Parkinson’s Disease-Katharine Widnell
    Essential Tremor-Elan Louis
    Huntington’s Disease- Kevin Biglan
    Inherited Cerebellar Ataxias-Liz O’Hearn
    Dystonia-Buz Jinnah
    Tourette’s Syndrome-Don Gilbert

    Degenerative Diseases

    Alzheimer’s Disease-Rochelle Dooley
    Frontotemporal Degeneration-Bruce Miller
    Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease-James Mastriani
    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis-Nick Maragakis
    Dysphagia and Dysarthria-Anne Foundas
    Benign Intracranial Hypertension-James Corbett
    Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus-Mike Williams
    Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathies-Michio Hirano

    Toxins and Deficiency Diseases

    Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal-John Brust
    Overdose and Withdrawal in Drug Abuse-George Ricarte
    Biological Toxins-Elijah Stommel
    Lead Poisoning-Morri Markowitz
    Wernicke’s Encephalopathy and Korsakoff’s-Philip Salen
    Vitamin B12 Deficiency-Martin Samuels

    Peripheral Nerve Diseases

    Guillian-Barre Syndrome
    Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
    Painful Neuropathy-Beth Morrison
    Diabetic Neuropathies
    Toxic Neuropathies-Jonathan Glass
    Vascular Neuropathies
    Familial Neuropathies
    Entrapment Neuropathies- Yuen So

    Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle Disease

    Myasthenia Gravis-Andrea Corse
    Muscular Dystrophies-Kathryn Wagner
    Immune-Mediated Muscle Disease-Marinos Dalakas
    Periodic Paralysis-Charles Thornton
    Restless Leg Syndrome-Christopher Earley

    General Issues in Therapy

    Plasmaphoresis and Intravenous IgG Therapy-Vinay Chaudry
    Use and Abuse of Corticosteroids
    Depression in Neurological Disorders- Laura Marsh
    Frailty of the Elderly-Linda Freed
    End-of-Life Decisions and Care-Wendy Johnston


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