Neurological Disorders: Course and Treatment

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Thomas Brandt
Gulf Professional Publishing, 2003 - Medical - 1574 pages
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This single-volume reference covers the natural course, treatment, and management of all neurological diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord nerves and muscles. This comprehensive text reference seeks to assist physicians with treatment by providing an easy-to-use compendium covering the treatment and management of all neurological diseases along with details on the natural course of these diseases. Organized for ease of use and quick reference, each chapter presents a neurological disorder or key symptoms and systematically discusses the clinical syndrome and differential diagnosis, natural course, principles of therapy, and practical management of each.

Key Features
* Covers wide range of neurological conditions and potential treatments, including the evidence for and against each treatment
* Describes the spontaneous course of neurological diseases along with discussion of the management of different stages and variants of a disorder
* Presents special situations and exceptional cases in which alternative therapies should be considered
 

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Contents

72
15
Other Forms of Headache
37
Volker Limmroth
47
Atypical Facial Pain
59
Trigeminal and Glossopharyngeal
67
Postlumbar Puncture Headache
77
47
83
Geoffrey K Gourlay
95
Jerome B Posner
911
Idiopathic Intracranial
921
Syringobulbia
939
Neurocutaneous Disorders
947
Metabolic and Progressive Disorders
971
Encephalopathies
991
Ataxias
1011
Movement Disorders
1021

Cranial Nerves and Brain Stem
115
Andreas Straube and R John Leigh
125
Amparo Gutierrez
135
Anosmia Ageusia and Other
171
Michael Fetter
185
Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders
191
The Epilepsies
207
Surgical Therapy of Epilepsy
235
Dysarthria and Dysphonia
245
Disorders of Higher Visual
255
Aphasia
265
Disorders of Spatial Orientation
277
Disturbances
287
Delirium
303
Diagnosis and Treatment
311
Cerebrovascular Disorders
327
Prevention of Stroke
349
Microangiopathic Diseases
363
Brain Embolism
373
235
389
40
396
Hemorrhage
403
J van Gijn
421
Thrombosis
447
Moore and Arno Villringer
461
Polymyalgia Rheumatica
475
in the Brain Head
481
Interventional Neuroradiology
517
Infections and Inflammatory Diseases
529
Stefan Kastenbauer HansWalter Pfister
545
Roos and HansWalter Pfister
559
Barney J Stern
567
H Prange
575
Leptospirosis
583
48
595
Central Nervous System
601
421
612
Nervous System
615
InfectionsNeurological
623
J S Chopra and I M S Sawhney
647
Roland Martin Reinhard Hohlfeld
677
Richard Knight and Bob Will
707
Intensive Care in Neurology
721
447
746
Mark T Keegan
749
Salazar Patrick Cooper
765
Neuroleptic Malignant
783
Friedrich von Rosen
791
Joseph R Madsen Rodolfo Hakim
805
601
811
and Peripheral Nervous System
827
Lymphoma of the Central
865
Solid Tumors
881
Michael Weller
897
461
908
475
1075
Werner Poewe
1081
Movement Disorders
1099
Joachim K Krauss
1113
517
1122
Helge Topka J Jankovic
1123
529
1143
Sydenhams Chorea
1149
Andreas Straube
1157
545
1162
Neuron Disorders
1165
Claudia Trenkwalder
1177
Motor Function
1185
J Quintern R J Jaeger
1199
1165
1206
96
1221
Tipu Aziz
1233
Volker Dietz and Robert R Young
1247
Inflammatory and Infectious
1259
Noninflammatory
1281
827
1287
559
1288
Disorders of Nerve Roots
1289
Compression Neuropathies
1303
567
1322
Nerve Injury
1325
Delayed Radiotherapy Injury
1337
865
1361
95
1363
Griggs
1369
575
1382
Thomas Klopstock
1385
Myotonias
1407
Dyskalemic Periodic Paralyses
1413
Cramps
1421
881
1426
Muscle Stiffness
1429
Endocrine and Autonomic Function
1435
115
1450
Autonomic Dysfunction
1453
125
1472
583
1474
Neurogenic Disorders
1479
Syncope
1495
139
1505
Neurological Side Effects of Therapy
1507
Molecular Genetics of Neurological
1525
165
1536
INDEX
1539
1369
1553
185
1554
911
1563
191
1568
5
1570
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