Atlas of Neurologic Diagnosis and Treatment

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Diagnosis, Differential - 179 pages
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The maze of neuroanatomy, symptomatology, and neurologic syndromes can be daunting to the primary care practitioner. Patients are often quickly referred to a specialist or subjected to a range of expensive diagnostic tests.

With this clear and practical reference, you will address the challenges of neurologic diagnosis and management at the primary care level—with straightforward illustrated guidance on neuroanatomy, physical examination, the neurologic workup, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and treatment options.

Begin your journey from complexity to clarity.

  • In-depth coverage addresses a range of commonly encountered neurologic disorders, showing you what to look for, what tests to order, and how the results affect your treatment choices.
  • Abundant, colorful illustrations help you understand critical neuroanatomy and recognize clinically significant anomalies.
  • Synopses of etiology, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease give you the information you need to understand and address the patient's problem.
  • Differential diagnosis of neurologic symptoms and signs are addressed, together with the work-up of each symptom and sign—all arranged in alphabetical order for easy reference.
  • Case studies bring the diseases to life by highlighting salient features to help hone your physical examination and diagnostic skills.
  • Useful appendices outline additional special examination techniques, laboratory workup for neurologic symptoms, and treatment guidelines for each disease.
  • Thorough references guide you to resources that address rare disorders and controversial diagnostic procedures not covered in the text.
  • Handy glossary provides a fingertip reference to commonly used terms.

Before you evaluate your next patient...be sure this indispensable reference is in your hands. Order your copy today!

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Blindness
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Robert Collins, MBA, is a senior executive with a major Fortune 500 financial services company. Rob is also a former senior consultant with a leading international business consulting firm. He has more than 20 years of commercial and business development experience in international markets. Rob is an active member of the Mayor of Chicago's Shanghai Sister Cities' Business Committee.
Rob gained a strong understanding of Chinese business and management while living and working in Beijing and Hong Kong, China, for more than 12 years. He managed one of the earliest representative offices in China. While working there, Rob was an officer with the American Chamber of Commerce in China.
Rob obtained a joint MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
You can e-mail Rob at robcollins@aol.com.

Carson Block, Esq, is the founder and Managing Director of YBS Investment Consulting, which is based in Singapore. In this role, Carson advises high networth individuals and families on their investments. He also advises companies and investment firms on China-related investments. Prior to founding YBS, Carson practiced law in Shanghai with Jones Day, a U.S.-based law firm.
In this role, he advised foreign clients on China foreign direct investment and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Jones Day, Carson was an equity analyst and partner in W.A.B. Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment boutique.
Carson obtained his Juris Doctor (High Honors) from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. He earned his BS in business (finance) from the University of Southern California. Carson speaks MandarinChinese. You can e-mail Carson at carson@ybsinvestment.com.

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