This book, the second of three volumes, concentrates on peripheral nervous system disorders. Examining the effects of neurotoxicants on nerve, muscle and the neuromuscular junction, it builds on the scientific principles outlined in volume 1 by looking at the application of the methods discussed, particularly in terms of the evaluation and diagnosis of individual patients and the related process of establishing causation.
Neurobehavorial Toxicology, Volume 2 will be of interest to practicing neurologists and neuropsychologists, as well as to occupational medicine physicians and medical toxicologists.
'The authors are both very experienced, thoughtful clinicians, as indicated from the clinical anecdotes that frequently illustrate the text, turning what could have been, in less expert hands, rather dry tomes into an engaging read, full of clinical insights and well-reasoned arguments.' - Stephen Mullin, PsyCritiques, 2nd June 2006
Clinical and Electrodiagnostic Evaluations of the Peripheral Nervous System. Industrial and Environmental Agents. Medications and Substances of Abuse. Conditions Which Sometimes Mimic Peripheral Nervous System Disease. Consequences of an Incomplete Differential Diagnosis. Issues and Controversies Involving the Peripheral Nervous System Evaluation. Postscript Volume II. Appendix to Volume II. Subject Index
The series Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition provides state-of-the-art overviews of key areas of interest to a range of clinicians, professionals, researchers, instructors, and students working in clinical neuropsychology, neurology, rehabilitation, and related fields.
Topics cover a broad spectrum of core issues related to theory and practice concerning brain and behavior, and include:
The authors, editors, and contributors to each title are internationally recognized professionals and scholars in their field. Each volume provides an essential resource for clinicians, researchers, and students wanting to update and advance their knowledge in their specific field of interest.
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