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Current Diagnosis and Treatment Neurology (3rd Edition)

  • Author: John C. M. Brust
  • ISBN: 9781260288599
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Publication Date: February 14, 2019
  • Format: Paperback – 624 Pages
  • Language: English

Practical, up-to-date strategies for assessing and managing the neurologic conditions most frequently seen in adults and children

A handy, practical, and management-oriented neurology sourcebook – delivering everything clinicians need in one easy-to-carry volume. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Neurology, Third Edition provides busy clinicians with practical, up-to-date strategies for assessing and managing the most frequently seen neurologic conditions in adults and children. Following the acclaimed CURRENT format, the book’s consistent presentation includes Essentials of Diagnosis, Symptoms and Signs, Diagnostic Studies, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis.

This clinically oriented resource will be valuable to anyone who sees patients with neurologic complaints, whether in primary care or the neurology clinic. The Third Edition provides a complete update of all chapters, with special emphasis on conditions for which new drugs are available (such as headache, pain, neuropathy, and sleep disorders), as well as the most rapidly advancing conditions in the field such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and stroke.

Key Features
  • Introductory chapters address specific symptoms and diagnostic procedures; subsequent chapters are disease specific and adhere to a standard format, beginning with Essentials of Diagnosis, followed by Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis
  • Coverage of disorders in both adults and children
  • Thorough coverage of diagnostic tests and the very latest pharmacologic treatments
  • Practical information on common conditions such as headaches, movement disorders, and central nervous system infections
  • Valuable to anyone who sees patients with neurologic complaints, whether in primary care or the neurology clinic
  • Expert help with ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, epilepsy, sleeping disorders, dizziness, hearing loss, dementia and memory loss, and more
  • Each chapter written by experts in that area, without losing readability or coherence
Table of Contents
    1. Electroencephalography
    2. Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, & Evoked Potentials
    3. Neuroradiology
    1. Coma
    2. Aphasia, Apraxia, & Agnosia
    3. Hearing Loss & Dizziness
    4. Epilepsy and Seizures
    5. Headache & Facial Pain
    6. Dementia & Memory Loss
    7. Cerebrovascular Disease: Ischemic Stroke
    8. Cerebrovascular Disease: Hemorrhagic Stroke
    9. Central Nervous System Neoplasms
    10. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes
    11. Trauma
    12. Movement Disorders
    13. Ataxia & Cerebellar Disease
    14. Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases
    15. Nontraumatic Disorders of the Spinal Cord
    16. Peripheral Neuropathies
    17. Motor Neuron Diseases
    18. Autonomic Disorders
    19. Myasthenia Gravis & Other Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction
    20. Disease of Muscle
    21. Mitochondrial Diseases
    22. Neurologic Intensive Care
    23. Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Infections of the Nervous System
    24. Viral Infections of the Nervous System
    25. HIV Neurology
    26. Prion Diseases
    27. Disorders of Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics
    28. Sleep Disorders
    29. Systemic & Metabolic Disorders
    30. Alcoholism
    31. Drug Dependence
    32. Psychiatric Disorders
    33. Neurologic Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence
Author Biography

John C. M. Brust, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
Director, Department of Neurology
Harlem Hospital Center
New York.

John Brust is listed in The Best Doctors in America. A world-renown authority on substance abuse and stroke, Dr. Brust is the recipient of several honors, including the Lewis P. Rowland Award for Excellence in Residency Teaching at Columbia University and the Charles Bomfalk Award for Excellence in Student Teaching at Columbia University.

He is the author of over 200 publications on topics that include disorders of music and language, alcoholism, drug abuse, stroke, epilepsy, nutritional disease, and health care delivery. His books include Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse and our own The Practice of Neural Science. He is a frequent speaker at neurological conferences and is an editor or reviewer of numerous journals, including Editor-in-Chief of Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.

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