Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology, Ninth Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jul 17, 2009 - Medical - 1572 pages
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The definitive guide to the full spectrum of neurology

Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology provides all the information you will need to confidently handle any neurologic problem, from disorders of motility, and derangements of intellect, behavior, and language, to the degenerative and neuromuscular diseases. Having this gold standard text on your reference shelf is like being able to consult with skilled clinicians on a daily basis. More than a compilation of facts, Adams and Victor's delivers expert insights not found in any other resource that help you understand every aspect of neurological disease.

Written in a conversational style, the text offers practical, yet in-depth, coverage of both common and rare illnesses. Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology also includes timely, complete, and accessible treatment and clinical management strategies.


  • Balanced presentation of evidence-based research coupled with the perspectives and experience of world-renowned expert neurologists
  • Logical six-part organization reviews the clinical method, cardinal presentations, diseases of the central nervous system, diseases of the peripheral nervous system, and psychiatric disorders
  • A-to-Z coverage of cardinal manifestations, including disorders of the special senses; epilepsy and disorders of consciousness; disorders of energy, mood, autonomic, and endocrine functions; and neuromuscular, spinal cord, and psychiatric disease
  • Focus on symptoms, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment offers complete, practical guidance in clinical practice
  • Special section on growth, development, and aging related to neurologic disease presents the latest, cutting-edge research in this integral area

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Cardinal Manifestations of Neurologic Disease
Growth and Development of the Nervous System and the Neurology of Aging
Major Categories of Neurologic Disease

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About the author (2009)

Allan Ropper, MD
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Executive Vice-Chair of Neurology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Martin A. Samuels, MD, FAAN, MACP, DSc (Hon)
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

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