McGraw-Hill, 2000 - Medical - 702 pages
An extensive revision of this concise, compact reference in neurology popular with medical students and rsidents. The first section reviews the neurologic examination of common conditions such as seizures and h eadache. The remainder of the book divides neurologic diseases into ca tegories, then reviews each individual disirder. The classic subheadin gs of definition, cause, pathologic features, clinical features, diagn ostic procedures, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis are discussed for each entry.
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