The Little Black Book of Neurology - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323039505

The Little Black Book of Neurology

5th Edition

Mobile Medicine Series

Authors: Osama Zaidat Alan Lerner
Paperback ISBN: 9780323039505
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th February 2008
Page Count: 416
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Table of Contents

• Abscess, Brain
• Abscess, Epidural
• Acalculia
• Acid-Base Disturbances
• Agnosia
• Agraphia
• AIDS
• Alcohol
• Alexia
• Amaurosis Fugax
• Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
• Angiography
• Angiomas
• Antibody Testing in Neuromuscular Disease
• Antidepressants
• Aphasia
• Apraxia
• Arnold Chiari Malformations
• Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
• Asterixis
• Ataxia, Spinocerebellar Degeneration and Ataxia
• Athetosis
• Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
• Autism
• Autonomic Dysfunction
• Balint’s Syndrome
• Benzodiazepines
• Bladder
• Botulinum Toxin
• Brachial Plexus
• Brain Death
• Bulbar Palsy
• Calorics
• Cardiopulmonary Arrest
• Carotid Cavernous (CCF) and Dural Fistula
• Carotid Stenosis, Medical Therapy, Stening and Arterectomy
• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• Catamenial Epilepsy
• Cauda Equina and Conus Medullaris
• Cerebellum
• Cerebral Aneurysms
• Cerebral Cortex
• Cerebral Hemorrhage, Intracranial Hemmorhage (ICH), Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
• (SAH)
• Cerebral Palsy
• Cerebral Salt Wasting Syndrome
• Cerebrospinal Fluid
• Channelopathies
• Chemotherapy, Neurologic Complications
• Child Neurology; History and Physical Tips
• Chorea
• Chromosomal Disorders
• Coma
• Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD)
• Computed Tomography (CT)
• Confusional State
• Congenital Malformations of the Brain and Spine
• Cramps (Stiff-Person Syndrome, Tetanus, Isaac Syndrome, Others)
• Cranial Nerves
• Craniocervical Junction
• Craniosynostosis
• Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease and Other Human Prion Diseases
• Degenerative Diseases of Childhood
• Dementia
• Demyelinating Disease
• Dermatomes
• Diabetes Insipidus (DI)
• Dialysis
• Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
• Dizziness
• Dysarthria
• Dyskinesia; Tardive
• Dysphagia
• Dystonia
• Electrocardiogram (ECG)
• Electroencephalography (EEG)
• Electrolyte Disorders
• Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies (EMG/NCS)
• Encephalitis
• Encephalopathy
• Encephalopathy, Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic
• Endovascular Treatment of Aneurysms
• Epilepsy and Women
• Epilepsy
• Erectile Dysfunction; Impotence
• Evoked Potentials
• Extracranial Ultrasonography
• Eye Muscles
• Facial Nerve, Hemifacial Spasm
• Femoral Nerve
• Fontanel
• Frontal Lobe
• Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
• Gait Disorders
• Gaze Palsy
• Gerstmann’s Syndrome
• Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
• Glucose
• Graves’ Opthalmopathy
• Guillan-Barre Syndrome
• Hallucinations
• Head Trauma
• Headache, Migraine and Other Types
• Hearing
• Hemifacial Spasm
• Herniation
• Hiccups (Singultus, Hiccoughs)
• Horner’s Syndrom, Cocaine Test
• Hydrocephalus (HCP), Normal Pressure HCP
• Hyperventilation
• Hypotonic Infant
• Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
• Immunization
• Intracranial Pressure
• Intracranial Stenosis
• Ischemia
• Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
• Learning Disabilities
• Limbic System
• Lumbosacral Plexus
• Lyme Disease, Neuroborreliosis
• Macrocephaly
• Magnetic Resonance Imaging
• Magnetoencephalography
• Memory
• Meningitis
• Mental Status Testing
• Metabolic Diseases of Childhood
• Microcephaly
• Mitochondrial Disorders
• Motor Neuron Disease
• Moya Moya
• Multiple Sclerosis
• Muscle Diseases and Testing
• Muscular Dystrophy
• Myasthenia Gravis
• Myelography
• Myoclonus
• Myoglobinuria, Rhabdomylosis, Creatine Kinase
• Myopathy
• Myotomes
• Myotonia
• Neglect
• Neurocutaneous Sydromes
• Neuroleptics
• Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
• Neuropathy, Hereditary neuropathies, diabetic neuropathy, GBS, AIDP, CIDP
• Nutritional Deficiency Syndromes
• Nystagmus
• Occipital Lobe
• Ocular Oscillations
• Olfaction
• Opalski Syndrome
• Opthalmoplegia
• Optic Nerve, Pailledema, Optic Neuritis, Optic Atrophy, Aion
• Optokinetic Nystagmus
• Paget’s disease
• Pain
• Paraneoplastic Syndromes
• Parietal Lobe
• Parkinson’s disease
• Parkinsonism
• Periodic Paralysis
• Peripheral Nerve
• PET and SPECT
• Pituitary, Adenoma, hypo and hyper pituitarism, apoplexy
• Porphyria
• Pregnancy
• Pseudobulbar Palsy
• Pseudotumor cerebri
• Radial Nerve
• Radiation Injury
• Radiculopathy
• Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
• Reflexes
• Respiratory Failure
• Restless Legs Syndrome (Ekbom Syndrome)
• Retina and Uveal Tract
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Rigidity
• Romberg Sign
• Sarcoidosis
• Sciatic Nerve and Sciatica
• Sepsis
• Shunts
• Sickle Cell Disease
• Sleep Disorders
• Spasticity
• Spinal Cord
• Spinal Cord Compression
• Spinal Cord Trauma
• Spinal Epidural Abscesses (SEA)
• Spinocerebellar Ataxia
• Spinocerebellar Degeneration
• Status Epilepticus
• Subdural Hematoma
• Syncope
• Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH)
• Syphilus
• Taste
• Temporal Lobe
• Thyroid
• Tourette’s Syndrome; Gilles De La Tourette’s Syndrome (GTS)
• Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound (TCD)
• Transplantation- Neurological Aspects
• Tremors
• Trigeminal Neuralgia
• Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion
• Tumor Embolization
• Tumors
• Ulnar Nerve
• Ultrasonography
• Uremia
• Vasculitis
• Vein of Galen Malformation
• Venous Thrombosis
• Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty
• Vertigo
• Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex
• Visual Field
• WADA Testing
• Wilson’s Disease
• Zoster

APPENDICES

AAN Guideline Summaries


• Evaluation and Prognosis of Coma
• Diagnosis and Management of Dementia
• Women With Epilepsy
• New AED in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy
• New AED in the Treatment of Refractory Epilepsy
• Diagnosis of Patients with Neuroborreliosis
• Migraine Diagnosis and General Treatment Consideration
• Acute and Preventative Therapy of Migraine Headache in Child and Adolescence
• Supportive Management of Patients with ALS
• Algorithms for Nutritional and Respiratory Management of ALS
• MRI Utility in MS and Diagnostic Consideration in Patients with White Matter Lesions
• Disease Modifying Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis
• Surgical Therapy of Diabetic Neuropathy
• Immunotherapy in Management of GBS
• Treating Parkinson Disease
• Treating Behavioral Changes in Parkinson Disease
• Standards of TCD Application

Neurocritical Emergency

• Acute Ischemic Stroke Approach
• Bacterial Meningitis
• Critical Care of Myasthenia Gravis
• Headache
• Hemorrhagic Stroke and Intra-cerebral Hemorrhage
• Intracranial Pressure
• Neuromuscular Disorders Respiratory Parameter
• Pain
• Non-Acute Ischemic Stroke
• Quadriplegia Approach
• Spinal Cord Compression
• Status Epilepticus Approach

Therapeutic

• Chemotherapeutic Agent and Neurooncology
• Chorea, Movement Disorder
• Dementia
• Depression
• Epilepsy and AED
• Essential Tremor, Movement Disorder
• Headaches and Migraine
• Insomnia
• Multiple Sclerosis
• Myasthenia Gravis
• Narcolepsy
• Obstructive Sleep Apnea
• Paget’s Disease
• Pain
• Parkinson’s Disease
• Restless Leg Syndrome
• Sedatives and Paralytics
• Spasticity, Movement Disorder
• Stroke
• TIC, Movement Disorders

Scales

• Epworth Sleepiness Scale
• Fisher Subarachnoid Hemorrhage CT Scale
• Glasgow Coma Scale
• Glasgow Outcome Scale
• Hunt and Hess Scale
• Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale-MS
• Kurtzke Functional System Score-MS
• Modified Rankin Scale-Disability Scale
• NIH Stroke Severity Scale
• Spetzler-Martin AVM Score


Description

Widely known and well-respected, The Little Black Book of Neurology has, through four successful editions, represented a thorough yet portable reference on this complex field, presenting definitions, classifications, and guidance on diagnosis and management for a wide range of neurological disorders. The 5th Edition offers updated and expanded coverage of neuropharmacology and neuroimaging – plus a new, more user-friendly, fast-access format that makes the book even more ideal for quick clinical consultation or as a refresher for the Boards.

Key Features

  • Presents a comprehensive, yet concise, “all-in-one” introduction to neurology in a portable, practical format.

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9780323039505

About the Authors

Osama Zaidat Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Alan Lerner Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH; Medical Director, Heather Hill Hospital and Health Care, Chardon, OH