Netter's concise neurology

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Saunders Elsevier, Mar 1, 2007 - Medical - 565 pages
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More than 200 exquisite, hand-painted illustrations - created by, and in the style of, master medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD - capture the essential clinical aspects of over 200 major neurologic disorders seen in hospital and office practice. A masterful combination of artwork, succinct text, and tables, together with a highly compact format, deliver quick and convenient access to vital clinical knowledge! Guides you through the neurologic and relevant medical examination. Explores anatomy, anatomic localization, differential diagnosis, and diagnosis for a wide range of presenting symptoms. Reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of 200 common disorders of the brain, spine, nerves, and muscle. Provides rapid access to frequently needed anatomic and tabular reference information.

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History
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Cranial Nerve Examination
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Cranial Nerves lXII Test Findings and Implications
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Frank Netter (1906-1991) is regarded by many as the most accomplished and influential medical illustrator of the 20th century. A trained and qualified physician, Dr. Netter utilized his artistic skills for medical illustration as a way to make extra money during the depression. He quickly found that his unique talents were in high demand and soon pursued medical illustration full-time. His most significant collection of work was done through an exclusive partnership with Ciba Geigy in which he produced over 4,000 gouche and watercolour paintings that illustrate various aspects of anatomy, illness, trauma, development and malformation, pathology, medical testing, and patient care. Netter characterized his style as "readily understandable, yet instructive and useful realism without the clutter of confusing minutiae," and while this is true, it does not do justice to the power of his sheer artistic skill, correctness, and ability to communicate the complexity of the human body with bot

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