Crash Course Neurology - 4th Edition

Crash Course Neurology

4th Edition

Authors: Mahinda Yogarajah
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.

Table of 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

Description

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.

Key Features

  • More than 200 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
  • Written by junior doctors for students - authors who understand exam pressures
  • Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires
  • Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation
  • Contains a fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723437963

About the Authors

Mahinda Yogarajah Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Research Fellow, Institute of Neurology (University College London) and National Society for Epilepsy (NSE)