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4th Edition

Clinical Neurology

ISBN 9780340990704
Published December 30, 2011 by CRC Press
744 Pages 301 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

Introduction. Symptoms of neurological disease. Examination of the nervous system. Neuroimaging. Clinical neurophysiology. Cranial nerve syndromes. Nerve and root lesions. Neurogenetics. Raised intracranial pressure. Headache. Craniofacial pain. Head injury. Epilepsy and sleep disorders. Neuro-oncology. Spinal disease. Peripheral neuropathies. Motor neuron disease and spinal muscular atrophy. Diseases of muscle and the neuromuscular junction. Dementia. Movement disorders . The cerebellar ataxias and hereditary spastic paraplegias. Multiple sclerosis and related conditions. Cerebrovascular disease. Neurological rehabilitation. Infections of the central nervous system. HIV. Neurological manifestations of medical disorders. Pediatric neurology. Respiratory aspects of neurological disease. Pain in neurological disease. Psychiatry and neurological disorders.

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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