Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology

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Thieme, 2007 - Medical - 356 pages

Prepare for your exams with Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology. This book is designed to give residents and recent residency graduates a complete review of the concepts tested in the annual resident in-service exam and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) board exam. It will also provide the neurologist-in-practice with a thorough, up-to-date review of all aspects of neurology for the ABPN recertification exam.

Opening with a detailed review of the fundamental concepts of neuroanatomy, the book then addresses the basic categories of neurologic disease, such as cerebrovascular diseases, seizures and epilepsy, and nerve and muscle diseases. It also covers pertinent behavioral and psychiatric disorders, as well as common medical disorders affecting the nervous system.

Features:

  • Detailed anatomical schematics aid the comprehension of important concepts
  • Coverage of the often-neglected areas of psychiatry and systemic diseases that affect the nervous system, as well as the traditional areas, such as neuro-oncology, pediatric neurology, and neuropathies, help you gain a firm understanding of the full range of neurological problems
  • More than 200 pathology slides and MR images of neurologic diseases sharpen your visual recognition skills
  • Summary tables organize large amounts of the key information and are ideal for at-a-glance review

Gain the knowledge and confidence to excel on your exams with this outstanding board review.

Dr. Mark Borsody is a part of Northern Neurosciences, a not-for-profit organization that supports the development of neuroscience clinical programs and research. Currently their primary focus is in the development of a telemedicine network for community hospitals in the Great Lakes region. Detailed descriptions of all their projects are available on their website, www.northern-neurosciences.com .

 

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Contents

Neuroanatomy
1
Vascular Diseases of the Nervous System
55
Seizures and Epilepsy
80
Disorders of Myelination
104
Tumors of the Nervous System
119
Headache and Pain Disorders
137
Behavioral Neurology and Psychiatry
154
Movement Disorders
183
Diseases of the Nerves
203
Diseases of the Muscles
230
Infections of the Nervous System
249
Developmental and Metabolic Diseases of the Nervous System
269
Systemic Diseases Affecting the Nervous System
293
Index
303
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Head, Division of Neurosurgery, St. Michaels Hospital; Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaCo-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Edge Therapeutics Inc.

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