Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System

1st Edition

Editors:

  • Print ISBN 9780750642132

Description

The editors are recognised world leaders in the field of infectious diseases of the nervous system. With the expertise of an international team of contributors they have provided a clinically focused text for the neurologist and hospital doctor caring for these patients.

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:
© 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750642132

About the editors

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