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


Seizures

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


Pain

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

Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323034326
Electronic ISBN:
9780323070546

About the editors

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