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Adams and Victor’s Principles of Neurology

  • Authors: Allan H. Ropper, Martin A. Samuels, Joshua Klein, Sashank Prasad
  • ISBN: 9781260458824
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
  • Edition: 11th
  • Publication Date: May 2, 2019
  • Format: Hardback – 1664 Pages
  • Language: English


The definitive guide to understanding, diagnosing, and treating neurologic disease – more complete, timely, and essential than ever

A Doody’s Core Title for 2020! 

Adams and Victor’s Principles of Neurology is truly the classic text in its discipline — a celebrated volume that guides clinicians to an in-depth understanding of the key aspects of neurologic disease, including both clinical and new scientific data. This meticulously revised and updated text remains the masterwork in its field, and the most readable reference available. Within its pages, you will find a disciplined presentation of clinical data and lucid descriptions of underlying disease processes.

Some of the features that have made this resource so renowned:

  • The most cohesive and consistent approach to clinical management – acclaimed as the most readable book in the literature
  • A scholarly approach that gives readers a comprehensive overview of every neurologic illness
  • Unmatched coverage of signs and symptoms
  • A focus on the full range of therapeutic options available to treat neurologic diseases, including drug therapy and rehabilitation methods
  • Coverage of the most exciting discoveries and hypotheses of modern neuroscience that bear on and explain neurologic disease
  • Puts the latest scientific discovery into a larger clinical context
  • An evenness of style and a uniform approach to subject matter across disciplines that allows a quick and easy review of each topic and condition
  • A rich, full-color presentation that includes many high-quality illustrations

The Eleventh Edition is enhanced by new coverage of:

  • Interventional therapies for acute ischemic stroke
  • Novel immunotherapies used to treat inflammatory and neoplastic conditions, and neurotoxicities associated with these drugs
  • New drugs to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis
  • Update of genetics of inherited metabolic disease
  • Current understanding of the genetics of primary nervous system malignancies and their bearing on treatment
Table of Contents
  1. PART I. The Clinical Method of Neurology
    1. Ch. 1 Approach to the Patient
    2. Ch. 2 Diagnostic Technques
  2. PART II. Cardinal Manifestations
    1. Ch. 3 Motor Paralysis
    2. Ch. 4 Movement and Postural Problems of the Basal Ganglia
    3. Ch 5 Ataxia and Cerebellar Problems
    4. Ch 6 Tremor, Myoclonsu, Focal Dystonia and Tics
    5. Ch 7 Stance and Gait Problems
    6. Ch 8 Pain
    7. Ch 9 Other Abnormalities in Sensation
    8. Ch 10 Headache and Craniofacial Pain
    9. Ch 11 Neck, Back, and Extremity Pain
    10. Ch 12 Disorders of Smell and Taste
    11. Ch 13 Visual Disturbances
    12. Ch 14 Abnormal Eye Movements and Pupillary Dysfunction
    13. Ch 15 Deafness, Dizziness and Disorders of Equilibrium
    14. Ch 16 Epilepsy and Other Seizure Disorders
    15. Ch 17 Coma and Disorders of Consciousness
    16. Ch 18 Faintness and Syncope
    17. Ch 19 Sleep Disorders
    18. Ch 20 Delirium and Confusion
    19. Ch 21 Dementia, Amnestic States, and Problems of Intelligence and Memory
    20. Ch 22 Cerebellar Lesions
    21. Ch 23 Speech and Language Problems
    22. Ch 24 Fatigue, Asthenia, Anxiety and Depression
    23. Ch 25 Limbic Lobes and Neurology of Emothion
    24. Ch 26 Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System
    25. Ch 27 Hypothalamic and Neuroendocrine Disorders
    1. Ch 28 Normal Development and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    2. Ch 29 Neurology of Agin
    1. Ch 30 Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders
    2. Ch 31 Neoplasms and Neoplastic Disease
    3. Ch 32 Nonviral Nervous System Infections
    4. Ch 33 Viral Nervous System Infections
    5. Ch 34 Cerebrovascular Disease
    6. Ch 35 Craniocerebral Trauma
    7. Ch 36 Multiple Slerosis and Other Demyelinating Diseases
    8. Ch 37 Inherited Metabolic Diseases
    9. Ch 38 Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    10. Ch 39 Neurodegenerative Diseases
    11. Ch 40 Acquired Metabolic Disorders
    12. Ch 41 Nutritional Diseases
    13. Ch 42 Alcohol and Alcoholism
    14. Ch 43 Drugs, Toxins, and Chemical Agents
    1. Ch 44 Spinal Cord Diseases
    2. Ch 45 Neurodiagnostics in Neuromuscular Disease
    3. Ch 46 Peripheral Nerve Diseases
    4. Ch 47 Cranial Nerve Diseases
    5. Ch 48 Muscles Diseases
    6. Ch 49 Myasthenia Gravis and Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction
    7. Ch 50 Myotonias, Spasms, and Paralyses
    1. Ch 51 Anxiety, Hysteria, and Personality Disorders
    2. Ch 52 Depression and Bipolar Disease
    3. Ch 53 Schizophrenia, Delusional and Paranoid States
Author(s) Biography

Allan H. Ropper, MD Executive Vice-Chair of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School.

Martin A. Samuels, MD, FAAN, MACP, DSc(Hon) Chairman, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School.

Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD Chief, Division of Hospital Neurology; Clinical Service Director, Neurology; and Director of Performance Improvement, Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology, Harvard Medical School.

Sashank Prasad, MD Chief, Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology and Associate Program Director, BWH-MGH Neurology Residence, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School.

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