The Dementias 2 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750675420, 9780702039010

The Dementias 2, Volume 30

1st Edition

Blue Books of Neurology Series, Volume 30

Authors: John Growdon Martin Rossor
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750675420
eBook ISBN: 9780702039010
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 5th April 2007
Page Count: 452

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Table of Contents

  1. Clinical Neurophysiology, Eric Stalberg and Robert R. Young

    2. Movement Disorders, C. David Marsden and Stanley Fahn

    3. Cerebral Vascular Disease, Michael J.G. Harrison and Mark L. Dyken

    4. Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Arthur K. Asbury and R.W. Gilliatt

    5. The Epilepsies, Roger J. Porter and Paolo I. Morselli

    6. Multiple Sclerosis, W. Ian McDonald and Donald H. Silberberg

    7. Movement Disorders 2, C. David Marsden and Stanley Fahn

    8. Infections of the Nervous System, Peter G.E. Kennedy and Richard T. Johnson

    9. The Molecular Biology of Neurological Disease, Roger N. Rosenberg and Anita E. Harding

    10. Pain Syndromes in Neurology, Howard L. Fields

    11. Principles and Practice of Restorative Neurology, Robert R. Young and Paul J. Delwaide

    12. Stroke: Populations, Cohorts, and Clinical Trials, Jack P. Whisnant

    13. Movement Disorders 3, C. David Marsden and Stanley Fahn

    14. Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology, A.H.V. Schapira and Salvatore DiMauro

    15. Peripheral Nerve Disorders 2, Arthur K. Asbury and P.K. Thomas

    16. Contemporary Behavioral Neurology, Michael R. Trimble and Jeffrey L. Cummings

    17. Headache, Peter J. Goadsby and Stephen D. Silberstein

    18. The Epilepsies 2, Roger J. Porter and David Chadwick

    19. The Dementias, John H. Growdon and Martin N. Rossor

    20. Hospitalist Neurology, Martin A. Samuels

    21. Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients, Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

    22. Critical Care Neurology, David H. Miller and Eric C. Raps

    23. Neurology of Bladder, Bowel, and Sexual Dysfunction, Clare J. Fowler

    24. Muscle Diseases, Anthony H.V. Schapira and Robert C. Griggs

    25. Clinical Trials in Neurologic Practice, José Biller and Julien Bogousslavsky

    26. Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology 2, A.H.V. Schapira and Salvatore DiMauro

    27. Multiple Sclerosis 2, W. Ian McDonald and John H. Noseworthy

    28. Motor Neuron Disorders, Pamela J. Shaw and Michael J. Strong

    29. Prevention and Treatment of Ischemic Stroke, Scott E. Kasner and Philip B. Gorelick

    30. The Dementias 2, John H. Growdon and Martin N. Rossor

    31. Spinocerebellar Degenerations: The Ataxias and Spastic Paraplegias, Alexis Brice and Stefan-M. Pulst


This volume in the Blue Books of Neurology series provides you with rapid access to practical, clinical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson's disease, and many others. Organized by the most common neurodegenerative diseases, it reflects new insights regarding commonalities among the neurodegenerative diseases, and clusters them according to their dominant molecular pathologic signatures, so you can best treat any dementia you see.

Key Features

  • Differentiate among various forms of dementia and provide the appropriate management strategy.
  • Correlate neuroimaging with neuropsychological testing to form more accurate diagnoses.
  • Administer the latest approved drugs to improve your patients' brain function.
  • A new two-color design and full-color images throughout helps you access information more easily.
  • New chapters and new authors help you incorporate the latest information and fresh perspectives into your practice.


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About the Authors

John Growdon Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Neurologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Martin Rossor Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Neurology, Institute of Neurology, London; Consultant Neurologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK