Concise yet comprehensive, Clinical Neurology, Fourth Edition builds on the success of three previous editions in helping medical students, junior doctors, and practicing physicians acquire an improved understanding of the principles of neurology.
The fourth edition has been fully revised and updated to take into account current developments in the investigation and treatment of neurological disorders. It retains a clinical focus, emphasizing the basic skills of history taking and neurological examination throughout. This edition presents expanded coverage of neurophysiology and motor neurone disease.
Authored and edited by leading figures in neurology, this book is an indispensable introduction to the field of clinical neurology, for use in training and study as well as in the clinical setting.
Table of Contents
Symptoms of Neurological Disease
Examination of the Nervous System
Cranial Nerve Syndromes
Nerve and Root Lesions
Raised Intracranial Pressure
Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders
Motor Neuron Disease and Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Diseases of Muscle and the Neuromuscular Junction
The Cerebellar Ataxias and Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias
Multiple Sclerosis and Related Conditions
Infections of the Central Nervous System
Neurological Manifestations of Medical Disorders
Respiratory Aspects of Neurological Disease
Pain in Neurological Disease
Psychiatry and Neurological Disorders
John W Scadding MD FRCP, Honorary Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London; Nicholas A. Losseff MD FRCP, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London