Emergency Neurology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/22/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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What Do I Do Now? Emergency Neurology is designed as a resource for clinicians at all levels of training in all fields of medicine who treat patients with urgent and emergent neurological syndromes. It uses a novel approach focusing on the "clinical impasse" that so often occurs in complex cases, and emphasizes the creative intellectual process clinicians relish.

Authored by Morris Levin, along with colleagues from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, this volume presents 32 common urgent/emergent cases divided in to four distinct sections: (1) Diagnostic Questions (ADULT), (2) Treatment Considerations (ADULT), (3) Ethical, Neuropsychiatric and Legal issues and 4) Pediatric issues. The chapters are short and to the point, bearing in mind the increasing work demands on physicians. Thus, the approach in this book, as in the "What Do I Do Now?" series in general, is highly practical, logical and fun.

Author Biography

Dr. Morris Levin is an attending neurologist at DHMC and Professor of Neurology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He is the Co-Director of the Dartmouth Headache Center and director of the Dartmouth Neurology Residency Program. His research interests center around Headache Medicine and Postgraduate Medical Education. He has written or edited several texts and contributed chapters in a number of other medical textsHe has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications. I have participated in a number of multicenter clinical trials in the field of Headache Medicine. I am active in a number of professional societies and hospital committees, and I am an associate editor of Headache I am a reviewer for several journals including Headache, Cephalalgia, and Neurology. I have lectured extensively in the field of headache medicine, pain medicine, and to a lesser extent, graduate medical education regionally, nationally and internationally.

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