Netter's Neurology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781437702736

Netter's Neurology

2nd Edition

Authors: H. Royden Jones, Jr. Jayashri Srinivasan Gregory Allam Richard Baker
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437702736
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 21st September 2011
Page Count: 768

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Table of Contents


Section I: Initial Clinical Evaluation

  1. Clinical Neurology Evaluation
  2. Cognitive and Language Evaluation
  3. Section II: Cranial Nerves

  4. Cranial Nerve I: Olfactory
  5. Cranial Nerve II: Optic Nerve and Visual System
  6. Cranial Nerves III, IV, and VI: Oculomotor, Trochlear, and Abducens
  7. Cranial Nerve V: Trigeminal
  8. Cranial Nerve VII: Facial
  9. Cranial Nerve VIII: Auditory and Vestibular
  10. Cranial Nerves IX and X: Glossopharyngeal and Vagus
  11. Cranial Nerves XI and XII: Accessory and Hypoglossal

    Section III: Headache and Pain

  13. Primary and Secondary Headache
  14. Pain Pathophysiology and Management

    Section IV: Attention and Consciousness

  16. Autonomic Disorders and Syncope
  17. Epilepsy
  18. Sleep Disorders
  19. Coma, Vegetative State, Brain Death and Increased Intracranial Pressure

    Section V: Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders

  21. Delirium and Acute Encephalopathies
  22. Dementia: Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Lobar Dementia, Vascular Dementia
  23. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)

    Section VI: Psychiatric Disorders

    Substance Dependence

  25. Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Dependence 
  26. Personality Disorders

  27. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  28. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  29. Borderline Personality Disorder
  30. Panic Disorder
  31. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  32. Somatization Disorder
  33. Eating Disorders

    Mood Disorders

  35. Dysthymia
  36. Major Depression
  37. Bipolar Disorders
  38. Psychotic Disorders

  39. Schizophrenia

    Section VII: Gait and Movement Disorders

  41. Gait Disorders
  42. Parkinson’s Disease
  43. Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes
  44. Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

  45. Tremors
  46. Chorea
  47. Wilson Disease
  48. Myoclonus
  49. Tic disorders
  50. Dystonia
  51. Miscellaneous Movement Disorders and Therapy

  52. Medication-Induced Movement Disorders
  53. Psychogenic Movement Disorders
  54. Surgical Treatments for Movement Disorders
  55. Section VIII: Spinal Cord Disorders

  56. Anatomic Aspects of Spinal Cord Disorders
  57. Spinal Cord Myelopathies

    Section IX: Multiple Sclerosis and Other Demyelinating Disorders
  58. Multiple Sclerosis
  59. Other Autoimmune CNS Demyelinating Disorders

    Section X: Infectious Disease

  61. Bacterial Diseases
  62. Viral Diseases
  63. Parasitic and Fungal Disorders and Neurosarcoidosis
  64. Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

    Section XI: Neuro-oncology

  66. Brain Tumors
  67. Spinal Cord Tumors

    Section XII: Cerebrovascular Diseases

  69. Anatomical Aspects of Cerebral Circulation
  70. Ischemic Strokes
  71. Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
  72. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  73. Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    Section XIII: Trauma

  75. Trauma to the Brain
  76. Trauma to the Spine and Spinal Cord

    Section XIV: Radiculopathies and Plexopathies

  78. Cervical Radiculpathy
  79. Lumbar Radiculopathy
  80. Vascular, Rheumatologic, Functional, and Psychosomatic Back Pain
  81. Brachial and Lumbosacral Plexopathies 

    Section XV: Mononeuropathies

  83. Mononeuropathies of the Upper Extremities
  84. Mononeuropathies of the Lower Extremities

    Section XVI: Motor Neuron Disorders

  86. Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  87. Other Motor Neuron Diseases and Motor Neuropathies

    Section XVII: Neuromuscular Hyperactivity Disorders

  89. Stiff Person Syndrome
  90. Other Peripheral Motor Hyperactivity Syndromes
  91. Section XVIII: Polyneuropathies

  92. Hereditary Polyneuropathies
  93. Acquired Polyneuropathies
  94. Section XIX: Neuromuscular Transmission Disorders

  95. Myasthenia Gravis
  96. Other Neuromuscular Transmission Disorders
  97. Section XX: Myopathies

  98. Hereditary Myopathies
  99. Acquired Myopathies


Netter's Neurology, 2nd Edition, by Drs. H. Royden Jones, Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory J. Allam, and Richard A. Baker, uses visually rich Netter artwork to efficiently provide you with a concise overview of general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics. "It communicates often very difficult areas of neurology quite simply, and builds on basics to advanced understanding. I've never seen such well-thought-out and informative illustrations with such detail in another neurology book of this type." - First Prize Winner, Illustrated Book Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition

Key Features

  • Master general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics through comprehensive topic coverage.
  • Get a quick and memorable overview of anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation from the precision and beauty of Netter and Netter-style plates that highlight key neuroanatomical and neurologic concepts.
  • Explore specific clinical applications with vignettes included throughout the text that bring each topic to life.
  • Find the information you need quickly and easily thanks to the short text and concise topic overviews.


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About the Authors

H. Royden Jones, Jr.

Dr. H. Royden Jones was Chair of the Department of Neurology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts; Director of the Electromyography Laboratory at Boston Children’s Hospital; and Clinical Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Jones completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Neurology and a fellowship in neurological physiology at the Mayo Clinic. He served over 3 years in the United States Army as Chief of Neurology at 5th General Hospital, Bad Cannstatt, Germany. Dr. Jones was Board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and neuromuscular medicine. Upon completion of his training he joined the Lahey Clinic in 1972. In 1977 he also joined the neurology department at Boston Children’s Hospital, founding the electromyography laboratory in 1979. Pediatric EMG became his major clinical research interest. Dr. Jones was co-editor of three major textbooks on childhood clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular disorders. He was a co-founder of the biennial International Paediatric EMG Conference based at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, London, England. Recognized as one of the top neurologists in the U.S., Dr. Jones was an author and editor of several Netter publications including two editions of Netter’s Neurology, The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Nervous System, Volume 7, Part I (Brain) and Part II (Spinal Cord and Peripheral Motor and Sensory Systems), 2nd Editions (volumes in the Netter Green Book Collection). Dr. Jones authored and edited several other Netter publications and contributed over 200 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. Dr. Jones served 8 years as a director of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, becoming Chair of its Neurology Council in 2004. In 2007 he received the Distinguished Physician Award from the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Lahey Clinic’s Medical Staff Association recognized Dr. Jones in 2010 with its highest honor—the Frank Lahey Award for “commitment to the values of Dr. Frank Lahey: respect, teamwork, excellence, commitment to personal best.” Dr. Jones was named Outstanding Teacher in Pediatric Neurology 2012 – 2013 by the Department of Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He also received an award in recognition of his many years of dedicated teaching at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Jayashri Srinivasan

Gregory Allam

Richard Baker