Clinical Neurology

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-02-17
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
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Now in its sixth edition, Clinical Neurology continues to provide the comprehensive overview of basic and clinical neurology that physicians and students have relied on for years. Information is thoroughly updated and presented within the framework of problems encountered in the clinical setting. FEATURES: bull; Concise coverage of neurology using a symptom-oriented approach bull; NEW: Discussion of technologic advances such as neuroimaging that facilitate the evaluation of patients bull; Treatment protocols reflect the most recent advances in the field bull; Advances in molecular biology and genetics are incorporated throughout to enhance the understanding of neurologic diseases bull; Chapter outlines provide a quick overview of each topic bull; Key concepts highlight essential concepts Clinical bull; A practice-oriented approach to neurology based on the patient's presenting symptoms bull; History-taking and neurologic examination emphasized as the cornerstones of diagnosis bull; Basic neuroanatomy and pathophysiology bull; More than 200 tables and figures bull; Step-by-step review of the neurologic examination

Author Biography

Michael J. Aminoff, MD, DSc, FRCP
Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Roger P. Simon, MD
Robert Stone Dow Chair of Neurology
Director of Neurobiology Research
Legacy Health Systems
Portland, OR

David A. Greenberg, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice-President for Special Research Programs
Buck Institute for Age Research
Novato, CA

Table of Contents

1. Disorders of Consciousness

2. Headache & Facial Pain

3. Disorders of Equilibrium

4. Disturbances of Vision

5. Motor Deficits

6. Disorders of Somatic Sensation

7. Movement Disorders

8. Seizures & Syncope

9. Stroke

10. Coma

11. Neurologic Investigation


A. The Neurologic Examination

B. A Brief Examination of the Nervous System

C. Clinical Examination of Common Isolated Peripheral

Nerve Disorders

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