Practical Neurology, 5th Edition

  • Jose Biller
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 149637665X
  • ISBN-13: 9781496376657
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Junior
  • 962 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

Put key neurology information at your fingertips and successfully apply it in practice with Practical Neurology, Fifth Edition. This popular reference is a concise complement to core neurology texts, providing easy access to the clinically relevant information you need to know. Organized in a reader-friendly outline format with straightforward, templated chapters, this edition contains new chapters that highlight recent advances in neurotherapeutics and clinical neurosciences, 82 new clinical videos, and fully updated content throughout. Key features include:

  • Five all-new chapters: Approach to the Ataxic Patient, Approach to the Patient with Functional Disorders in the Neurology Clinic, Approach to the Patient with Suspected Brain Death, Approach to Common Emergencies in Pediatric Neurology, and Inherited Metabolic Neurologic Disorders.
  • Access to more than 80 new clinical videos online, providing real-world exposure to a variety of clinical problems.
  • Problem-oriented format that shows you how to approach the patient with a variety of disorders; the second half of the book discusses treatment options.
  • Tried-and-true approaches of seasoned practitioners, as well as fresh perspectives from new authors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contributors.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Contents.
Diagnosis.
1: Approach to the Patient with Acute Confusional State (Delirium/Encephalopathy).
2: Approach to the Patient with Dementia.
3: Approach to the Patient with Aphasia.
4: Approach to the Patient with Memory Impairment.
5: Approach to the Comatose Patient.
6: Approach to the Patient with Seizures.
7: Approach to the Patient with Syncope.
8: Approach to the Patient with Gait Disturbance and Recurrent Falls.
9: Approach to the Patient with Sleep Disorders.
10: Approach to the Patient with Visual Loss.
11: Approach to the Patient with Abnormal Pupils.
12: Approach to the Patient with Diplopia.
13: Approach to the Patient with Facial Numbness.
14: Approach to the Patient with Facial Pain.
15: Approach to the Patient with Facial Weakness.
16: Approach to the Patient with Dizziness and Vertigo.
17: Approach to the Patient with Hearing Loss.
18: Approach to the Patient with Dysphagia.
19: Approach to the Patient with Dysarthria.
20: Approach to the Patient with Acute Headache.
21: Approach to the Patient with Chronic and Recurrent Headache.
22: Approach to the Patient with Neck Pain and/or Arm Pain.
23: Approach to the Patient with Low Back Pain, Lumbosacral Radiculopathy, and Lumbar Stenosis.
24: Approach to the Patient with Upper Extremity Pain and Paresthesias and Entrapment Neuropathies.
25: Approach to the Patient with Lower Extremity Pain, Paresthesias, and Entrapment Neuropathies.
26: Approach to the Patient with Failed Back Syndrome.
27: Approach to the Patient with Acute Sensory Loss.
28: Approach to the Hyperkinetic Patient.
29: Approach to the Ataxic Patient.
30: Approach to the Hypokinetic Patient.
31: Approach to the Patient with Acute Muscle Weakness.
32: Approach to the Patient with Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension, Sexual and Urinary Dysfunction, and Other Autonomic Disorders.
33: Approach to the Patient with Functional Disorders in the Neurology Clinic.
34: Approach to the Patient with Suspected Brain Death.
35: Neuroimaging of Common Neurologic Conditions.
36: Approach to the Selection of Electrodiagnostic, Cerebrospinal Fluid, and Other Ancillary Testing.
37: Approach to Common Office Problems of Pediatric Neurology.
38: Approach to Common Emergencies in Pediatric Neurology.
39: Approach to Ethical Issues in Neurology.
Treatment.
40: Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease.
41: Hemorrhagic Cerebrovascular Disease.
42: Epilepsies in Children.
43: Epilepsy in Adults.
44: Multiple Sclerosis.
45: Movement Disorders.
46: Dementia.
47: Central Nervous System Infections.
48: Neurologic Complications in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
49: Inherited Metabolic Neurologic Disorders.
50: Spinal Cord Disorders.
51: Peripheral Neuropathy.
52: Myopathy.
53: Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction.
54: Therapy of Migraine, Tension-Type, and Cluster Headache.
55: Chronic Pain.
56: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
57: Primary Central Nervous System Tumors.
58: Nervous System Complications of Cancer.
59: Neurotoxicology.
60: Sleep Disorders.
61: Dizziness and Vertigo.
62: Neurologic Diseases in Pregnancy.
63: The ABCs of Neurologic Emergencies.
Other Backmatter.
Index.