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The Little Black Book of Neurology

Mobile Medicine Series

Widely known and well-respected, The Little Black Book of Neurology has, through four successful editions, represented a thorough yet portable reference on this complex field, presenting definitions, classifications, and guidance on diagnosis and management for a wide range of neurological disorders. The 5th Edition offers updated and expanded coverage of neuropharmacology and neuroimaging – plus a new, more user-friendly, fast-access format that makes the book even more ideal for quick clinical consultation or as a refresher for the Boards.

Audience
Neurologists

Paperback, 416 Pages

Published: February 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-03950-5

Contents

  • • Abscess, Brain
    • Abscess, Epidural
    • Acalculia
    • Acid-Base Disturbances
    • Agnosia
    • Agraphia
    • AIDS
    • Alcohol
    • Alexia
    • Amaurosis Fugax
    • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
    • Angiography
    • Angiomas
    • Antibody Testing in Neuromuscular Disease
    • Antidepressants
    • Aphasia
    • Apraxia
    • Arnold Chiari Malformations
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
    • Asterixis
    • Ataxia, Spinocerebellar Degeneration and Ataxia
    • Athetosis
    • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism
    • Autonomic Dysfunction
    • Balint’s Syndrome
    • Benzodiazepines
    • Bladder
    • Botulinum Toxin
    • Brachial Plexus
    • Brain Death
    • Bulbar Palsy
    • Calorics
    • Cardiopulmonary Arrest
    • Carotid Cavernous (CCF) and Dural Fistula
    • Carotid Stenosis, Medical Therapy, Stening and Arterectomy
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Catamenial Epilepsy
    • Cauda Equina and Conus Medullaris
    • Cerebellum
    • Cerebral Aneurysms
    • Cerebral Cortex
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage, Intracranial Hemmorhage (ICH), Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • (SAH)
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebral Salt Wasting Syndrome
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid
    • Channelopathies
    • Chemotherapy, Neurologic Complications
    • Child Neurology; History and Physical Tips
    • Chorea
    • Chromosomal Disorders
    • Coma
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD)
    • Computed Tomography (CT)
    • Confusional State
    • Congenital Malformations of the Brain and Spine
    • Cramps (Stiff-Person Syndrome, Tetanus, Isaac Syndrome, Others)
    • Cranial Nerves
    • Craniocervical Junction
    • Craniosynostosis
    • Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease and Other Human Prion Diseases
    • Degenerative Diseases of Childhood
    • Dementia
    • Demyelinating Disease
    • Dermatomes
    • Diabetes Insipidus (DI)
    • Dialysis
    • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
    • Dizziness
    • Dysarthria
    • Dyskinesia; Tardive
    • Dysphagia
    • Dystonia
    • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
    • Electroencephalography (EEG)
    • Electrolyte Disorders
    • Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies (EMG/NCS)
    • Encephalitis
    • Encephalopathy
    • Encephalopathy, Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic
    • Endovascular Treatment of Aneurysms
    • Epilepsy and Women
    • Epilepsy
    • Erectile Dysfunction; Impotence
    • Evoked Potentials
    • Extracranial Ultrasonography
    • Eye Muscles
    • Facial Nerve, Hemifacial Spasm
    • Femoral Nerve
    • Fontanel
    • Frontal Lobe
    • Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Gait Disorders
    • Gaze Palsy
    • Gerstmann’s Syndrome
    • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
    • Glucose
    • Graves’ Opthalmopathy
    • Guillan-Barre Syndrome
    • Hallucinations
    • Head Trauma
    • Headache, Migraine and Other Types
    • Hearing
    • Hemifacial Spasm
    • Herniation
    • Hiccups (Singultus, Hiccoughs)
    • Horner’s Syndrom, Cocaine Test
    • Hydrocephalus (HCP), Normal Pressure HCP
    • Hyperventilation
    • Hypotonic Infant
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Immunization
    • Intracranial Pressure
    • Intracranial Stenosis
    • Ischemia
    • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Limbic System
    • Lumbosacral Plexus
    • Lyme Disease, Neuroborreliosis
    • Macrocephaly
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Magnetoencephalography
    • Memory
    • Meningitis
    • Mental Status Testing
    • Metabolic Diseases of Childhood
    • Microcephaly
    • Mitochondrial Disorders
    • Motor Neuron Disease
    • Moya Moya
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Muscle Diseases and Testing
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelography
    • Myoclonus
    • Myoglobinuria, Rhabdomylosis, Creatine Kinase
    • Myopathy
    • Myotomes
    • Myotonia
    • Neglect
    • Neurocutaneous Sydromes
    • Neuroleptics
    • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
    • Neuropathy, Hereditary neuropathies, diabetic neuropathy, GBS, AIDP, CIDP
    • Nutritional Deficiency Syndromes
    • Nystagmus
    • Occipital Lobe
    • Ocular Oscillations
    • Olfaction
    • Opalski Syndrome
    • Opthalmoplegia
    • Optic Nerve, Pailledema, Optic Neuritis, Optic Atrophy, Aion
    • Optokinetic Nystagmus
    • Paget’s disease
    • Pain
    • Paraneoplastic Syndromes
    • Parietal Lobe
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Parkinsonism
    • Periodic Paralysis
    • Peripheral Nerve
    • PET and SPECT
    • Pituitary, Adenoma, hypo and hyper pituitarism, apoplexy
    • Porphyria
    • Pregnancy
    • Pseudobulbar Palsy
    • Pseudotumor cerebri
    • Radial Nerve
    • Radiation Injury
    • Radiculopathy
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Reflexes
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Restless Legs Syndrome (Ekbom Syndrome)
    • Retina and Uveal Tract
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rigidity
    • Romberg Sign
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sciatic Nerve and Sciatica
    • Sepsis
    • Shunts
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spasticity
    • Spinal Cord
    • Spinal Cord Compression
    • Spinal Cord Trauma
    • Spinal Epidural Abscesses (SEA)
    • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
    • Spinocerebellar Degeneration
    • Status Epilepticus
    • Subdural Hematoma
    • Syncope
    • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH)
    • Syphilus
    • Taste
    • Temporal Lobe
    • Thyroid
    • Tourette’s Syndrome; Gilles De La Tourette’s Syndrome (GTS)
    • Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound (TCD)
    • Transplantation- Neurological Aspects
    • Tremors
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion
    • Tumor Embolization
    • Tumors
    • Ulnar Nerve
    • Ultrasonography
    • Uremia
    • Vasculitis
    • Vein of Galen Malformation
    • Venous Thrombosis
    • Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty
    • Vertigo
    • Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex
    • Visual Field
    • WADA Testing
    • Wilson’s Disease
    • Zoster

    APPENDICES

    AAN Guideline Summaries


    • Evaluation and Prognosis of Coma
    • Diagnosis and Management of Dementia
    • Women With Epilepsy
    • New AED in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy
    • New AED in the Treatment of Refractory Epilepsy
    • Diagnosis of Patients with Neuroborreliosis
    • Migraine Diagnosis and General Treatment Consideration
    • Acute and Preventative Therapy of Migraine Headache in Child and Adolescence
    • Supportive Management of Patients with ALS
    • Algorithms for Nutritional and Respiratory Management of ALS
    • MRI Utility in MS and Diagnostic Consideration in Patients with White Matter Lesions
    • Disease Modifying Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis
    • Surgical Therapy of Diabetic Neuropathy
    • Immunotherapy in Management of GBS
    • Treating Parkinson Disease
    • Treating Behavioral Changes in Parkinson Disease
    • Standards of TCD Application

    Neurocritical Emergency

    • Acute Ischemic Stroke Approach
    • Bacterial Meningitis
    • Critical Care of Myasthenia Gravis
    • Headache
    • Hemorrhagic Stroke and Intra-cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Intracranial Pressure
    • Neuromuscular Disorders Respiratory Parameter
    • Pain
    • Non-Acute Ischemic Stroke
    • Quadriplegia Approach
    • Spinal Cord Compression
    • Status Epilepticus Approach

    Therapeutic

    • Chemotherapeutic Agent and Neurooncology
    • Chorea, Movement Disorder
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Epilepsy and AED
    • Essential Tremor, Movement Disorder
    • Headaches and Migraine
    • Insomnia
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Narcolepsy
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    • Paget’s Disease
    • Pain
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sedatives and Paralytics
    • Spasticity, Movement Disorder
    • Stroke
    • TIC, Movement Disorders

    Scales

    • Epworth Sleepiness Scale
    • Fisher Subarachnoid Hemorrhage CT Scale
    • Glasgow Coma Scale
    • Glasgow Outcome Scale
    • Hunt and Hess Scale
    • Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale-MS
    • Kurtzke Functional System Score-MS
    • Modified Rankin Scale-Disability Scale
    • NIH Stroke Severity Scale
    • Spetzler-Martin AVM Score

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