Clinical Neurology, Seventh Edition (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 30, 2009 - Medical - 400 pages
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A comprehensive overview of basic and clinical neurology using a symptom-oriented approach

No other book makes the link between basic neuroscience and current approaches in diagnosis and treatment easier to understand than Clinical Neurology. Distinguished by its practice-oriented approach to neurology based on the patients' presenting symptoms, this classic has been updated and revised to make it even more clinically-relevant and enjoyable to read.

Features:

  • Essential concepts are presented within the framework of problems encountered in a clinical setting for greater relevance to real-world practice
  • Chapter outlines provide a quick overview of each topic
  • Treatment protocols reflect the most recent advances in the field
  • Advances in molecular biology and genetics are incorporated throughout to enhance understanding of neurologic disease
  • A step-by-step description of the neurologic examination
  • More than 200 tables and figures
  

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Contents

Disorders of Cognitive Function
1
Headache Facial Pain
69
Disorders of Equilibrium
94
Disturbances of Vision
125
Motor Deficits
152
Disorders of Somatic Sensation
203
Movement Disorders
238
Seizures Syncope
270
Stroke
292
Coma
328
Neurologic Investigations
348
Appendices
366
Index
387
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About the author (2009)

Roger P. Simon, MD
Robert Stone Dow Chair of Neurology
Director of Neurobiology Research
Legacy Health Systems
Portland, OR

David A. Greenberg, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice-President for Special Research Programs
Buck Institute for Age Research
Novato, CA

Michael J. Aminoff, MD, DSc, FRCP
Professor and Executive Vice-Chair
Department of Neurology
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

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