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2nd Edition

Hankey's Clinical Neurology

ISBN 9781840761931
Published January 15, 2014 by CRC Press
800 Pages - 698 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Since the publication of the highly successful first edition, there has been an explosion of rigorous scientific evidence for interventions in clinical neurology. Hankey's Clinical Neurology, Second Edition is fully updated to accommodate the latest advancements in clinical neuroscience. Designed for students of clinical neurology, neurologists-in-training, and practicing neurologists who need ready access to a comprehensive, evidence-based guide to new and notable neurologic disorders, the Second Edition:

  • Contains a chapter solely dedicated to sleep disorders
  • Introduces a section on neuro-ophthalmology within the cranial neuropathies chapter
  • Reflects a more global approach, as each chapter is written by an international expert in the field
  • Delivers expanded coverage of degenerative diseases of the nervous system, with sections on dementias, Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonian syndromes, and hereditary ataxias
  • Includes 440+ all-new, high-quality illustrations ranging from anatomical drawings to clinical photographs and pathology specimens, with many images taken with permission from the authors’ own patients

The structured text integrates presentation, pathology, radiology, diagnosis, and treatment options to provide a practical, patient-oriented examination of clinical neurology.

Table of Contents

Neurological Diagnosis
Robert Erdis, John Dunne, and William McAuliffe
Disorders of Consciousness
Vibhav Bansal, Sean Ruland, Venkatesh Aiyagari
Paul V. Motika and Andres M. Kanner
Peter J. Goadsby
Jorge Kattah
Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
Annu Aggarwal, Victor Fung, and Philip Thompson
Developmental Diseases of the Nervous System
James H. Tonsgard
Hereditary and Metabolic Diseases of the Central Nervous System in Adults
Alma R. Bicknese
Trauma of the Brain and Spinal Cord
James L. Stone and Prasad S.S.V. Vannemreddy
Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attacks of the Brain and Eye
Graeme J. Hankey
Infections of the Central Nervous System
Jeremy D. Young and James L. Cook
Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System
Neil Scolding
Tumors of the Nervous System
Julie E. Hammack and Robert P. Dinapoli
Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System
James A. Mastrianni, Brandon R. Barton, Kathleen M. Shannon, Sid Gilman, Vikram Shakkottai, and Peter Todd
Acquired Metabolic Diseases of the Nervous System
Fernando D. Testai
Disorders of Circulation of the Cerebrospinal Fluid
Daniel B. Hier and Edward A. Michals
Cranial Neuropathies I, V, and VII-XII
Wilson Cueva and Helene Rubeiz
Cranial Neuropathies II, III, IV, and VI
Molly E. Gilbert
Spinal Cord Disease
Octavia Kincaid
Autonomic Nervous System Disorders
Robert Henderson and Judy Spies
Diseases of the Peripheral Nerve and Mononeuropathies
Andrea Swenson
Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
Qin Li Jiang and Julie Rowin
Muscle Disorders
Kourosh Rezania, Peter Pytel, and Betty Soliven
Sleep Disorders
John H. Jacobsen and Michael Kohrman

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Graeme J. Hankey, MBBS, MD, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin), FRACP is Winthrop Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, and a consultant neurologist at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Western Australia. He received his undergraduate medical training at the University of Western Australia, and trained in neurology at the Royal Perth Hospital, Australia; Mayo Clinic, USA; and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK. Since 1992, he has held a full-time hospital appointment as a consultant neurologist and tries to integrate clinical practice with clinical research.

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Praise for the Previous Edition

"Alluring from the first idle flick through its glossy pages, this new textbook makes a profound and immediate visual impact...the author's engaging keenness permeates the book and will undoubtedly project it into the neurological bestseller list."
—Advances in Clinical Neuroscience & Rehabilitation