Current Therapy in Neurologic Disease

7th Edition

Text with CD-ROM

Authors: Richard T Johnson John Griffin Justin McArthur
Print ISBN: 9780323034326
eBook ISBN: 9780323070546
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 19th December 2005
Page Count: 464


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.

Key Features

  • Inclusive coverage allows you to treat the gamut of neurologic diseases effectively.
  • A personal presentation format simulates the clinical experience of asking advice of a trusted colleague.
  • Algorithms and patient resource information complement each chapter.
  • Succinct therapeutic chapters are ideal study tools for the exams.

Table of Contents

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 M


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About the Author

Richard T Johnson

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Service Professor of Neurology 1 Professor and Director of Neurology, Professor of Microbiology and Neuroscience, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

John Griffin

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Justin McArthur

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD