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Management of Neurological Disorders - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780407003101, 9781483182629

Management of Neurological Disorders

2nd Edition

Authors: Bryan Ashworth Michael Saunders
eBook ISBN: 9781483182629
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 5th March 1985
Page Count: 340
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Management of Neurological Disorders: Second Edition presents a comprehensive guide on intensive care, rehabilitation, and the psychiatric aspects of neurology. It discusses the developments made in surgical treatment techniques. It addresses the management of coma patients. Some of the topics covered in the book are the psychological factors in intensive care; assessment of respiratory function; chronic respiratory disease, cardiac disease, and chest deformity; cardiac arrest and its neurological complications; removal of kidneys for transplantation; and organization of rehabilitation services. The general approach to neurological physiotherapy is fully covered. An in-depth account of the psychiatric aspects of neurology is provided. Depression associated with neurological disorders is completely presented. A chapter is devoted to the psychological aspects of epilepsy. Another section focuses on the pathological physiology of Parkinsonism. The management of visual failure, metabolic muscle disorders, acute bacterial meningitis, and viral encephalitis are briefly covered. The book can provide useful information to doctors, psychologists, therapists, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents



1. Intensive Care

2. Rehabilitation

3. Psychiatric Aspects of Neurology

4. The Neurogenic Bladder

5. Chronic Pain

6. Headache and Facial Pain

7. Epilepsy

8. Parkinsonism and Involuntary Movement

9. Special Senses

10. Dementia and Degenerative Disorders

11. Multiple Sclerosis

12. Cerebral Vascular Disease

13. Head Injuries

14. Cerebral Tumors and Raised Intracranial Pressure

15. Developmental Disorders

16. Spinal Cord Disorders

17. Disorders of the Cranial Nerves and Peripheral Nervous System

18. Motor Neurone Disease, Myasthenia Gravis and Muscle Disease

19. Infections and Infestations

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Bryan Ashworth

Michael Saunders

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