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Pocket Neurology (2nd Edition)

  • Author: M. Brandon Westover
  • ISBN: 9781496305534
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Publishing
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: February 24, 2016
  • Format: Hardback Spiralbound – 328 Pages
  • Language: English


Written by residents for residents, Pocket Neurology, 2nd Edition is your go-to resource for essential neurologic information in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Concise and well organized , it provides must-know information on hospital- and clinic-based neurologic workup, diagnosis, and management. The second edition of this pocket-sized bestseller delivers highly relevant adult neurologic coverage in an easily portable source.

Key Features
  • Find what you need quickly and easily with concise text, numerous tables, and bulleted lists throughout.
  • Progress logically from neurologic signs and symptoms to differential diagnosis, workup and diagnosis, assessment of risks and benefits of available treatments, to treatment and prognosis.
  • Focus on the most important, highly relevant facts thanks to a, streamlined presentation that allows for more algorithms, tables, diagrams, and images.
  • Stay up to date in every area of neurology with significantly revised chapters on stroke, epilepsy, dementia, and MS, and more drug dosing information regarding inpatient care.
  • Consult this high-yield handbook by clinical presentation, such as coma, stroke, headaches, and seizures, or by special topic, such as neuroimaging, behavioral neurology, and sleep medicine.
  • Learn from neurology residents and beginning neurology fellows in collaboration with attending neurologists at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Table of Contents
  1. Contributing Authors
  2. Reviewers
  3. Preface
  4. Neurologic Emergencies: Quick Reference
  5. Lesion Localization In Clinical Neurology
  6. Neuroimaging
  7. Vascular Neurology
  8. Neurocritical Care
  9. Interventional Neurology
  10. Seizures, Epilepsy, and EEG
  11. Delirium
  12. Poisons and Vitamin Deficiencies
  13. Rapidly Progressive Dementia
  14. Dementia
  15. Behavioral Neurology
  16. Movement Disorders
  17. Meningitis, Encephalitis, and Brain Abscesses
  18. Neurologic Infectious Diseases
  19. Headache
  20. Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  21. Pain
  22. Dizziness and Deafness
  23. Demyelinating Diseases Of The Central Nervous System
  24. Spine and Spinal Cord Diseases
  25. Motor Neuron Disease
  26. Peripheral Neuropathy
  27. Radiculopathy and Plexopathy
  28. Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
  29. Myopathy
  30. Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography
  31. Neuro-Rheumatology
  32. Neuro-Oncology
  33. Sleep Medicine
  34. Pregnancy Neurology
  35. Neuro-Ophthalmology
  36. Index
Author Biography

M. Brandon Westover MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Additional information
Weight 0.340 kg

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