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eBook The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410379752
  • ISBN-13: 9781410379757
  • DDC: 616.8003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1484 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
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About

Overview

A third edition of this successful 2013 title, the three volume Gale Encyclopedia of Neurology (GEON) provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy. Entries are presented in a standardized, balanced format following the health/medicine Gale Encyclopedia of … line of titles. This edition will consist of approximately 430 entries and will be supplemented by 150 illustrations (90 images/60 TCIGs) and a comprehensive subject index.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides patients and caregivers with in-depth, up-to-date, and accessible information that will help them deal with and understand their own or their loved one’s condition.
  • Inclusion of support topics such as specific medications, mobility/communication devices, and neuroanatomy makes for a well-rounded, one-stop source.
  • “Key Terms” sidebar for each entry to define unfamiliar terms and concepts, as well as a Questions to Ask Your Doctor section in every entry.
  • Alphabetic arrangement of entries and extensive cross-referencing.

What's New

  • 51 new entries, 128 updated entries.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410363082 | ISBN-13: 9781410363084

Table of Contents

Abulia.
Acetazolamide.
Acoustic Neuroma.
Acupuncture.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
Addictive Disorders.
Adrenoleukodystrophy.
Affective disorders.
Agenesis of the corpus callosum.
Agnosia.
Agraphia.
AIDS.
Alcohol-related neurological disease.
Alexander disease.
Alpers'' disease.
Alternating hemiplegia.
Alzheimer''s disease.
Amantadine.
Amaurosis fugax.
Amnestic disorders.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Anatomical nomenclature.
Anencephaly.
Aneurysms.
Angelman syndrome.
Angiography.
Ankylosing spondylosis.
Anosmia.
Anticholinergics.
Anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs.
Antiepileptic drugs.
Antimigraine drugs.
Antiparkinson drugs.
Antiviral drugs.
Anxiolytics.
Aphasia.
Apraxia.
Arachnoid cysts.
Arachnoiditis.
Arnold-Chiari malformation.
Arteriovenous malformations.
Assistive communicative technologies.
Assistive mobile devices.
Ataxia.
Ataxia-telangiectasia.
Atomoxetine.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Autism spectrum disorder.
Auto-immune diseases.
Autoimmune encephalitis.
Autonomic dysfunction.
Awake brain surgery.
Back pain.
Balance and gait disorders.
Ballism.
Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome.
Batten disease.
Behçet disease.
Bell''s palsy.
Benign positional vertigo.
Benzodiazepines.
Beriberi.
Binswanger disease.
Biopsy.
Blepharospasm.
Botulinum toxin.
Botulism.
Brachial plexus injuries.
Brain anatomy.
Brain and spinal tumors.
Brain death.
Brain edema, cerebral edema.
Brown-Séquard syndrome.
Canavan disease.
Carbamazepine.
Carotid endarterectomy.
Carotid stenosis.
Carotid stenting.
Carpal tunnel syndrome.
Catechol-O-methyltransferase inhibitors.
Cauda Equina Symdrome.
Central cord syndrome.
Central nervous system.
Central nervous system stimulants.
Central pain syndrome.
Cerebellum.
Cerebral air embolism.
Cerebral angiitis.
Cerebral cavernous malformation.
Cerebral circulation.
Cerebral dominance.
Cerebral hematoma.
Cerebral palsy.
Cerebral venous thrombosis.
Cervical spondylosis.
Channelopathies.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder.
Cholinergic stimulants.
Cholinesterase inhibitors.
Chorea.
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
Clinical trials.
Coma.
Concussion.
Congenital myasthenia.
Congenital myopathies.
Corpus callosotomy.
Corticobasal degeneration.
Craniosynostosis.
Craniotomy.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
CT scan.
Cushing syndrome.
Cyberknife.
Cytomegalic inclusion body disease.
Dandy-Walker syndrome.
Deep brain stimulation.
Delirium.
Dementia.
Depression.
Dermatomyositis.
Developmental delay.
Devic syndrome.
Diabetic neuropathy disease.
Diencephalon.
Disc herniation.
Dizziness.
Dopamine receptor agonists.
Dysarthria.
Dysesthesias.
Dysgeusia.
Dyslexia.
Dyspraxia.
Dystonia.
Electroencephalography.
Electromyography.
Empty sella syndrome.
Encephaloceles.
Encephalopathy.
Endovascular embolization.
Epidural hematoma.
Epilepsy.
Essential tremor.
Exercise.
Fabry disease.
Facial synkinesis.
Fahr syndrome.
Falls (recurrent falls).
Fatigue.
Febrile seizures.
Felbamate.
Foot drop.
Friedreich ataxia.
Gabapentin.
Gaucher disease.
Gene therapy.
Glioblastoma.
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia.
Glucocorticoids.
Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Hallucination.
Headache.
Headache, chronic daily.
Headache, cluster.
Headache, migraine.
Headache, tension.
Hearing loss and hearing disorders.
Hemianopsia.
Hemifacial spasm.
Hemiplegia and paraplegia.
Hereditary spastic paraplegia.
High altitude sickness.
Hirayama syndrome.
Holoprosencephaly.
HTLV-1 Associated Myelopathy.
Huntington disease.
Hydantoins.
Hydranencephaly.
Hydrocephalus.
Hydromyelia.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Hypersomnia.
Hypothermia.
Hypotonia.
Hypoxia.
Idiopathic neuropathy.
Immunoglobulin therapy.
Inclusion body myositis.
Incontinentia pigmenti.
Infantile spasms.
Inflammatory myopathy.
Intellectual disability.
Interferons.
Intraoperative monitoring.
Joubert syndrome.
Kennedy disease.
Klippel Feil syndrome.
Lacosamide.
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.
Laminectomy.
Lamotrigine.
Learning disorders.
Lee Silverman voice treatment.
Leigh disease.
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Lesch-Nyhan syndrome.
Leukodystrophy.
Levetiracetam.
Lewy body dementia.
Lidocaine patch.
Lissencephaly.
Locked-in syndrome.
Lumbar puncture (spinal tap).
Lupus.
Lyme disease.
Machado-Joseph disease.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Megalencephaly.
Melodic intonation therapy.
Ménière''s disease.
Meninges.
Meningioma.
Meningitis.
Meralgia paresthetica.
Metachromatic leukodystrophy.
Microcephaly.
Mitochondrial myopathies.
Modafinil.
Moebius syndrome.
Monomelic amyotrophy.
Motor neuron diseases.
Movement disorders.
Moyamoya disease.
Mucopolysaccharidoses.
Multifocal motor neuropathy.
Multi-infarct dementia.
Multiple sclerosis.
Multiple system atrophy.
Muscular dystrophy.
Myasthenia gravis.
Myelinolysis (Central Pontine and Extrapontine).
Myoclonus.
Myofibrillar myopathy.
Myopathy.
Myotonic dystrophy.
Narcolepsy.
Nerve compression.
Nerve conduction study.
Neurocysticercosis.
Neurofibromatosis.
Neurohospitalist.
Neurointensive care unit.
Neurointerventional radiology (or radiologist).
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
Neurologic disorders due to nutritional deficiency.
Neurological emergencies.
Neurologist.
Neuromuscular blockers.
Neuronal migration disorders.
Neuropathologist.
Neuropsychological testing.
Neuroradiology.
Neurosarcoidosis.
Neurosurgeon.
Neurosurgery.
Neurosyphilis.
Neurotoxicity.
Neurotransmitters.
Niemann-Pick Disease.
Occipital neuralgia.
Ohtahara Syndrome.
Olivopontocerebellar atrophy.
Opsoclonus myoclonus.
Organic voice tremor.
Orthostatic hypotension.
Overactive bladder.
Pain.
Palliative care.
Pallidotomy.
PANDAS.
Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration.
Paramyotonia congenita.
Paraneoplastic syndromes.
Parkinson''s disease.
Paroxysmal hemicrania.
Parsonage-Turner syndrome.
Perineural cysts.
Periodic paralysis.
Peripheral nervous system.
Peripheral neuropathy.
Periventricular leukomalacia.
Phantom limb.
Phenobarbital.
Pick disease.
Piriformis syndrome.
Plasmapheresis.
Plexopathies.
Poliomyelitis.
Polymyositis.
Pompe disease.
Porencephaly.
Positron emission tomography (PET).
Post-polio Syndrome.
Primary lateral sclerosis.
Prion diseases.
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy.
Progressive supranuclear palsy.
Pseudobulbar palsy.
Pseudotumor cerebri.
Psychogenic neurological disorders.
Radiation.
Radiculopathy.
Ramsay-Hunt syndrome.
Rasmussen''s encephalitis.
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
Rehabilitation.
Repetitive motion disorders.
Respite.
Restless legs syndrome.
Rett syndrome.
Reye syndrome.
Sandhoff disease.
Schilder''s disease.
Schizencephaly.
Schizophrenia.
Sciatica.
Seizures.
Septo-optic dysplasia.
Shaken baby syndrome.
Shingles.
Single Proton Emission Computed Tomography.
Sixth nerve palsy.
Sjogren-Larsson syndrome.
Sleep apnea.
Sleep disorders or parasomnias.
Social workers.
Sodium oxybate.
Spasticity.
Speech synthesizer.
Spina bifida.
Spinal cord infarction.
Spinal cord injury.
Spinal muscular atrophy.
Spinocerebellar ataxia.
Status epilepticus.
Stem cell therapy.
Stiff-person syndrome.
Striatonigral degeneration.
Stroke.
Sturge-Weber syndrome.
Stuttering.
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Subdural hematoma.
Swallowing disorders.
Sydenham''s chorea.
Syringomyelia.
Tabes dorsalis.
Tay-Sachs disease.
Temporal arteritis.
Temporal lobe epilepsy.
Tethered spinal cord syndrome.
Thoracic outlet syndrome.
Thyrotoxic myopathy.
Tiagabine.
Tic disorders.
Tinnitus.
Todd''s paralysis.
Topiramate.
Tourette syndrome.
tPA.
Transcranial doppler.
Transient global amnesia.
Transient ischemic attack.
Transverse myelitis.
Traumatic brain injury.
Tremors.
Trigeminal neuralgia.
Triptans.
Tuberous sclerosis.
Ulnar neuropathy.
Ultrasonography.
Valproic acid and divalproex sodium.
Vascular dementia.
Vasculitis.
Vegetative state; minimally conscious state.
Ventilatory assistance devices.
Ventricular shunt.
Ventricular system.
Vertebrobasilar disease.
Vertigo, motion sickness.
Vestibular schwannoma.
Visual disturbances.
Vitamin/nutritional deficiency.
Von Hippel-Lindau disease.
Wallenberg syndrome.
Weakness.
West Nile virus infection.
Whiplash.
Whipple''s disease.
Williams syndrome.
Wilson disease.
Yoga.
Young stroke.
Zellweger syndrome.
Zika virus.
Zonisamide.