Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience

1st Edition

Text with CD-ROM

Authors: Anthony Schapira
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323033541
eBook ISBN: 9780323070539
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 18th December 2006
Page Count: 1664

Description

This brand-new text provides you with an easy-to-use, comprehensive reference that features a clinical perspective balanced with relevant basic science. Inside, you'll find discussions of the latest research and how it has led to a greater understanding of the cause of disease, as well as burgeoning tests and the latest therapeutic agents available. From Alzheimer's disease to vestibular system disorders, you'll find the practical guidance you need to diagnose effectively and provide an appropriate therapeutic approach for each individual case. Plus, a templated, four-color design offers you easy access to pertinent information

Key Features

  • Integrates basic science with clinical neurology to help you better understand neurologic diseases and provide the most accurate diagnosis and best treatment plan for each patient.
  • Discusses the latest research results and offers new information on treatment options.
  • Features the expertise of international authorities, providing a worldwide perspective.
  • Includes a CD-ROM image bank of the text's illustrations downloadable into PowerPoint® presentations.
  • Uses a templated, four-color format that makes information accessible and easy to understand—particularly the basic science concepts.

Table of Contents

I. CONSCIOUSNESS AND COGNITION

1. Clinical Assessment
2. Neuropsychometric Assessment
3. Coma and Brain Death
4. Persistent Vegetative State
5. Hypoxic Brain Damage and Cerebral Palsy
6. Hydrocephalus
7. Disorders of Consciousness
8. Disorders of Memory
9. Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
10. Disorders of Speech and Language
11. Disorders of Swallowing
12. Disorders of Taste and Smell

II. SLEEP

13. Physiology and Pathology
14. REM Disorders
15. Narcoplepsy

III. NEUROPSYCHIATRY

16. Tourette’s Syndrome and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
17. Schizophrenia
18. Mania
19. Conversion Syndromes

IV. NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY

20. Examination of the Visual System
21. Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathies
22. Retinal Disease
23. Genetic Causes of Blindness

V. NEURO-OTOLOGY

24. Examination of Hearing and Balance
25. Auditory System Disorders
26. Vestibular System Disorders

VI. AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

27. Physiology and Pathology
28. Bladder Function and Dysfunction
29. Sexual Function and Dysfunction
30. Degenerative Disease

VII. MOTOR SYSTEM

31. Organization: Pyramidal System
32. Organization: Extrapyramidal System
33. Apraxia
34. Parkinson Disease
35. Multiple System Atrophy and PSP
36. Tremor
37. Myoclonus
38. Dystonia
39. Tics
40. Gait and Balance
41. Restless Leg Syndrome

VIII. SPINE AND SPINAL CORD

42. Developmental Disorders
43. Primary Myelopathies (Degenerative, Infective, Metabolic)
44. Spinal Trauma
45. Spinal Disease (Degenerative, Infective, Neoplastic, Cord Compression)

IX. CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE

46. Anatomy and Physiology of Cerebral and Cord Circulation
47. Epidemiology,

Details

No. of pages:
1664
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323070539
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323033541

About the Author

Anthony Schapira

Affiliations and Expertise

University od Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK