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1st Edition

Mayo Clinic Essential Neurology

ISBN 9781420079739
Published December 1, 2008 by CRC Press
400 Pages 170 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Mayo Clinic Essential Neurology covers the full scope of neurology by combining a focused need-to-know format with core basics along with diagnosis and treatment guidelines. More than 75 color illustrations and numerous therapeutic tables help residents and clinicians diagnose, treat, and manage the most commonly encountered neurologic problems.

Topics include:

  • The neurologic examination
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Headache
  • Spine and limb pain
  • Dizziness
  • Sensory loss and paresthesias
  • Weakness
  • Cognitive loss
  • Spells
  • Pain
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Movement disorders
  • Immune and infectious diseases
  • Neuro-oncology

With coverage comprehensive enough for the practicing physician, the clear format also makes it the perfect introduction for medical students. A full-color guide to the essentials of neurology, this volume provides one of the most focused presentations in the field today.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. 1. The Neurologic Examination. 2. Diagnostic Tests. 3. Headache. 4. Back and Limb Pain. 5. Dizziness. 6. Sensory Loss and Paresthesias. 7. Weakness. 8. Cognitive Loss. 9. Spells. 10. Pain. 11. Cerebrovascular Disease. 12. Movement Disorders. 13. Immune and Infectious Diseases. 14. Neuro-oncology. Index.

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ANDREA C. ADAMS, M.D., is a Consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and Assistant Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic.