Crash Course Neurology - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780702073854, 9780702073816

Crash Course Neurology

5th Edition

Author: Umesh Vivekananda
Series Editors: Shreelata Datta Philip Xiu
Paperback ISBN: 9780702073854
eBook ISBN: 9780702073816
eBook ISBN: 9780702073823
eBook ISBN: 9780702081156
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 18th December 2018
Page Count: 288

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Table of Contents

Section 1: History, Examination and Common Investigations

Chapter 1. Taking a History

Chapter 2. The Neurological Examination

Chapter 3. Further Investigations


Section 2: The Patient Presents With:

Chapter 4. Disturbances of Consciousness

Chapter 5. Disorders of Higher Cerebral Function

Chapter 6. Headache

Chapter 7. Disorders of Smell and Taste

Chapter 8. Visual Impairment

Chapter 9. Disorders of the Pupils and Eye Movements

Chapter 10. Facial Sensory Loss and Weakness

Chapter 11. Deafness, Tinnitus and Vertigo

Chapter 12. Dysarthria, Dysphonia and Dysphagia

Chapter 13. Cerebellar Dysfunction

Chapter 14. Movement Disorders

Chapter 15. Limb Weakness

Chapter 16. Limb Sensory Symptoms

Chapter 17. Disorders of Gait


Section 3: Diseases and Disorders

Chapter 18. Dementia

Chapter 19. Epilepsy

Chapter 20. Parkinson’s disease, other extrapyramidal disorders, and myoclonus

Chapter 21. Diseases Affecting the Spinal Cord (Myelopathy)

Chapter 22. Motor Neuron Disease

Chapter 23. Radiculopathy and Plexopathy

Chapter 24. Disorders of the Peripheral Nerve

Chapter 25. Disorders of the Neuromuscular junction

Chapter 26. Disorders of skeletal muscle

Chapter 27. Vascular Diseases of the Nervous System

Chapter 28. Intracranial Tumours

Chapter 29. Infections of the nervous system

Chapter 30. Multiple Sclerosis

Chapter 31. The Effects of Vitamin Deficiencies and Toxins on the Nervous System

Chapter 32. Autoimmune conditions affecting the Nervous System

Chapter 33. Hereditary Conditions Affecting the Nervous System


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A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of neurology will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you!


  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
  • Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
  • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
  • Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
  • Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast


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About the Author

Umesh Vivekananda

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist Registrar in Neurology, St. George's Hospital, London, UK

About the Series Editors

Shreelata Datta

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Clinical Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, UK

Philip Xiu

Affiliations and Expertise

GP Registrar, Yorkshire Deanery, Leeds, UK.