The Washington Manual Neurology Survival Guide

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Dave Rengachary
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004 - Medical - 364 pages

Written by Washington University house staff, this pocket-sized survival guide provides all the essential information that every intern needs from Day 1 on the wards, including the neurologic history and physical examination, a neuroanatomy review, specific neuroimaging techniques and diagnostic tools, and sections on stroke, seizures, vertigo, dizziness, and ataxia, acute vision loss, headache, movement disorders, dementia, and sleep disorders. Content includes algorithms, useful formulas, patient notes, top ten work-ups, common calls and complaints, key points on most common problems, essentials of "what not to miss" and "when to refer/call for help," and "tricks of the trade." A listing of neurological Internet resources is included.

The Washington Manual® Neurology Survival Guide is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details.

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Contents

Neuroanatomy Review
4
Neuroimaging
24
Neurodiagnostic Tools
38
Stroke
56
Review of Selected Stroke Trials
77
The Neurologic Intensive Care Unit
95
Seizures
120
Alterations in Mental Status
127
Acute Vision Loss
149
Spinal Cord Compression
159
Weakness
167
Selected Neuropathology Glossary
297
Web Resources
308
Useful Formulas and Scales in Neurology
337
History and Physical Form
346
Patient Data Tracking Form
352

Vertigo Dizziness and Ataxia
138

Common terms and phrases

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