Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750642132

Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System

1st Edition

Editors: Larry Davis Peter Kennedy
Paperback ISBN: 9780750642132
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 17th April 2000
Page Count: 552
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Description

The primary purpose of this volume is to cover selected infections of the nervous system which are of considerable current interest, reflecting the many advances in investigations, understanding and treatment of nervous system infections. It will enable clinicians to keep abreast of recent findings and improve outcomes for many patients. The contributors provide a comprehensive discussion of each infection, including pathophysiology, clinical features, investigations, diagnosis and management.

Table of Contents

Cerebral malaria (NPJ Day, UK; G Turner, UK); Neurologic aspects of Lyme disease (PK Coyle, USA); Postinfectious encephalomyelitis (PK Coyle, USA); Cytomegalovirus infection of the adult nervous system (E Lavi, USA; Alexandros Tselis, USA); Herpes simplex virus encephalitis (JR Baringer, USA); HIV-associated dementia (J McArthur, USA); Human prion diseases (R de Silva, UK; RG Will, UK); Japanese encephalitis (A Desai, India; M Gourie-Devi, India; V Ravi, India; SK Shankar, India); Vaccines to prevent bacterial meningitis (JS Kroll, UK; JM MacLennan, UK); Neurological complications of varicella-zoster virus (DH Gilden, USA; JJ LaGuardia, USA; R Mahalingam, USA; TM White, USA; RJ Cohrs, USA); Neurological aspects of human African trypanosomiasis (JLM de Atouguia, Portugal; P Kennedy, UK); Neurosyphilis (C Marra, USA); Rabies (T Hemachudha, Thailand; E Mitrathekd, Thailand); Recurrent aseptic meningitis (RL DeBiasi, USA; KL Tyler, USA); Tuberculous meningitis (LE Davis, USA); Ehrlichiosis and the nervous system (LE Davis, USA; CD Paddock, USA; JE Childs, USA).

Details

No. of pages:
552
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750642132

About the Editor

Larry Davis

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Neurology Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System; Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience and Microbiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Peter Kennedy

Affiliations and Expertise

Burton Professor of Neurology, Glasgow University Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland, UK