Neuropsychology for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

By

  • Chris Green, Neuropsychologist, Clinical Psychology Department, North Devon District Hospital, UK

Neuropsychology offers a broad introduction to neuropsychology, functional neuroanatomy, neuropathology, clinical assessment, and the behavioural sequelae associated with neurological disturbance. It provides understanding of the common neurological disorders and enables informed choices in care. Important insight into differential diagnosis is given, as well as help to extend and support the health care role through an introduction to basic bed-side assessment techniques and their interpretation. It provides knowledge to assist health professionals in empowering patients in their recovery or rehabilitation and is an essential workplace manual.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2006
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10106-9


Table of Contents

Preface
1. What is neuropsychology?
2. Neuroanatomy
3. Functional Neuroanatomy
4. Neurological investigations
5. Emotional and psychological reactions
6. The neuropsychology of common disorders
7. Other disorders
8. Neurotoxicology
9. Recovery
10. Neuropsychological assessments
11. Initial assessment
Appendix i
Appendix ii
Glossary
Index