Clinical Adult Neurology, 3rd Edtion

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Demos Medical Publishing, Dec 19, 2008 - Medical - 484 pages
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Extensively illustrated and liberally laced with clinically helpful tools, Clinical Adult Neurology is an affordable reference for all clinicians and residents. With emphasis on diagnostic tools and strategies as well as management pearls and perils, Clinical Adult Neurology will meet the needs of all health care practitioners caring for patients with neurologic disorders.

The book is organized into three sections, with Section 1 covering all aspects of neurologic evaluation, Section 2 describing common clinical problems in neurology, and Section 3 discussing all aspects of neurologic diseases. All sections and chapters emphasize the clinical approach to the patient with consistently useful pedagogical tools, including Features tables for diagnostic help with all neurologic diseases, Pearls and Perils boxes that represent pithy distillations of clinical wisdom from leading experts, Key Clinical Questions boxes that help clinicians frame patient diagnosis and management; and annotated bibliographies that highlight the most important references for further study.

The book's organization, format, and features all stress the efficient and well-rationed use of medical care for patients with neurologic disease. Succinct content presentations make all information easy to locate and digest. The format will also be a helpful tool for those preparing for examinations.

Highlights include:

  • An emphasis on diagnosis, management, and all pertinent clinical issues
  • Heavily illustrated
  • Contributions by the foremost experts on all aspects of neurologic diseases
  • Extensive use of clinically helpful tables, charts, and boxes with practical advice on all aspects of diagnosis and management

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About the author (2008)

Ronald B. David, M.D. is a child neurologist who has practiced in Richmond, VA since 1970. He is certified by the American Boards of Pediatrics and Neurology/Psychiatry (With Special Competence in Child Neurology). Dr. David is a Fellow Member of the American Academies of Pediatrics and Neurology. He is an elected member of the American Neurological Association. Dr. David's interests relate to the study and broad practice of child neurology, but focus on the area of developmental cognitive neuroscience.

Jody Corey-Bloom, MD, PhD is Clinical Professor, Dept. of Neurosciences, UCSD, La Jolla, CA. She is also Director of the UCSD Multiple Sclerosis Center and the UCSD Huntington's Disease Center of Excellence.

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