eBook The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414490119
  • ISBN-13: 9781414490113
  • DDC: 616.8003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1330 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, 2nd Edition is a two-volume set designed for allied health students, patients, and the general public. This title offers the user a comprehensive collection of interrelated articles on a wide range of neurological topics for a "one-stop" approach to finding answers. The collection of entries covers neurological disorders ranging from the obscure and rare to the common and well-known (including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, etc.). The encyclopedia also includes entries on related medications and drug classes, patient and caregiver support, as well as background articles on brain and nervous system anatomy and function.

Features and Benefits

  • 400 A-Z entries spanning two volumes.
  • Entries range from 500 to 4,000 words.
  • More than 100 four-color photos and illustrations in addition to tables that complement concepts in the text.
  • Comprehensive two-level subject index and glossary included.
  • Extensive cross-referencing.
  • "Key Terms" sidebar for each entry to define unfamiliar terms and concepts.
  • Bibliographies for entries include books, periodicals, websites, and related support organizations.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414490089 | ISBN-13: 9781414490083


"Gale's addition to its stable of health resources fills a gap in consumer health collections by providing much-needed current information about disorders of one of the most complex systems of the human body." "...most public and consumer health libraries will "The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders" because of its focus on complex conditions that are not well covered in other lay medical encyclopedias." --Booklist, April 2005

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