Patient Encounters: The neurology and psychiatry work-up

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Michael Levy
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010 - Medical - 249 pages

Patient assessment and management made easier! Ease the transition from the basic sciences to clinical medicine with this practical "how-to" guide to patient management. This pocket-sized book provides third- and fourth-year students with a concise, organized review of the most important patient assessment and management in neurology and psychiatry.

  • Each chapter begins with a patient encounter, followed by an overview, acute management and work-up, extended hospital management, disposition, and suggested readings.
  • Clinical pearls are interspersed throughout the text, emphasizing clinical tips, statistics, or findings that will help students better understand the diagnosis and management.
  • Bulleted lists of key points for each chapter summarize important points to remember.

 

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Contents

Neuropsychiatry CHAPTER 12 Mood Disorders
181
Contributors
vii
How to Use This Book
xiii
Neurology
112
Localization and the Neurological Exam 1
126
Introduction to Neuroradiology 16
172
Schizophrenia 193
193
Tingling and Numbness 70
194
Convulsions 83
205
Personality Disorders 206
206
Anxiety Disorder
215
Index
231
Visual Changes 127
254
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