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Encephalitis

Diagnosis and Treatment, 1st Edition

Edited by John Halperin

CRC Press

360 pages

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Description

Inflammation of the brain, usually brought on by a viral infection, encephalitis currently poses a grave threat to patients around the world. With the migration of West Nile virus into North America, there is a greater awareness and corresponding need to understand, diagnose, and manage this illness. In Encephalitis: Diagnosis and Treatment, expert

Table of Contents

Neuropathology of Encephalitis. PCR & Other Lab (serology, culture). Critical Care Management. Encephalitis, Encephalopathy, and Epilepsy. Clinical Approach in Encephalitis. Viral Encephalitis: Background, Arboviruses, and Enteroviruses. West Nile. Tick Borne Encephalitis. Herpesvirus Encephalitis. Rabies. HIV Associated Brain Disease. Spirochetal Infections of the Nervous System. Encephalitis Due to Parasites. Neurobrucellosis. Listeria Infections and the Central Nervous System. Tuberculosis of the Central Nervous System. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis. Paraneoplastic and Related Forms of Encephalitis.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED022090
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology