Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology

A Multiple Choice Book for the Wards and Boards
Author: Esteban Cheng-Ching,Eric P. Baron,Lama Chahine,Alexander Rae-Grant
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496358805
Category: Medical
Page: 824
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Your go-to resource for effective, efficient board study! The 2nd Edition of Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology offers clear explanations of complex concepts in an easily understandable format – all while helping you digest large amounts of information quickly and easily. Retaining the popular format of the first edition, this updated guide features more than 1,000 comprehensive, multiple-choice questions covering every area of neurology you need to master. A combined perspective from residents and faculty, plus revisions to conform to the current exam blueprint, ensure that you’ll make the most of your study time and will face no surprises on exam day.

Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology

A Multiple Choice Question Book for the Wards and Boards
Author: Esteban Cheng-Ching,Lama Chahine,Eric P. Baron,Alexander Rae-Grant
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451153635
Category: Medical
Page: 730
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This new review textbook, written by residents and an experienced faculty member from Cleveland Clinic, is designed to ensure success on all sorts of standardized neurology examinations. Presented in a comprehensive question-and-answer format, with detailed rationales, Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology is a must-have for both aspiring and practicing neurologists and psychiatrists preparation to take the RITE, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology written exams, and various recertification exams.

Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology

A Multiple Choice Question Book for the Wards and Boards
Author: Esteban Cheng-Ching,Lama Chahine,Eric Baron,Alexander Rae-Grant
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 160913348X
Category: Medical
Page: 751
View: 7074
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This new review textbook, written by residents and an experienced faculty member from Cleveland Clinic, is designed to ensure success on all sorts of standardized neurology examinations. Presented in a comprehensive question-and-answer format, with detailed rationales, Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology is a must-have for both aspiring and practicing neurologists and psychiatrists preparation to take the RITE, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology written exams, and various recertification exams.

Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology


Author: Mark K. Borsody
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 160406594X
Category: Medical
Page: 380
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All the information you need to prepare for the neurology board exam in one book Praise for the first edition: Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology makes a fine study tool for those who spend considerable time during residency preparing for the boards as well as those pressed for time. Sudha Tallavajhula, MD, Neurology, November, 2007 Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology, Second Edition, is an essential resource for neurology residents and fellows studying for the Resident In-Service Training Exam (RITE) and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) board examination. It is also useful for neurologists preparing for recertification exams. Written in a concise outline format, the text distills all the information typically needed to master the RITE and ABPN examinations. Updates included in this second edition include a section on coma, expanded coverage of epilepsy, an overview of new pharmacological treatments for multiple sclerosis, and much more! Key Features: Content reflects the core continuing medical education topics established by the American Academy of Neurology Full-color, detailed illustrations and pathology photos help elucidate the text Filled with efficient summary tables and boxed content to highlight the most salient take-aways A new appendix, Tight Association List, enables readers to recognize commonly associated clinical terms in a multiple-choice setting This reliable review book contains everything needed to successfully prepare for board exams or recertification exams in neurology.

Neurology for the Boards


Author: Janice M. Keating,Daniel C. Potts
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781794046
Category: Medical
Page: 377
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Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, Neurology for the Boards provides a comprehensive, methodical review of the neurology material candidates must master for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examination. The book equips neurologists and psychiatrists at all levels of training with the up-to-date knowledge required for both certification and recertification exams. Chapters are written in an easy-to-follow outline format that facilitates study and retention. This edition's new co-author, Paul R. Carney, MD, provides greatly expanded coverage of pediatric neurology in each chapter. Coverage of pain disorders—including headache, complex regional pain syndromes, and radiculopathy—has also been expanded.

First Aid for the Neurology Boards


Author: Michael Rafii,Thomas Cochrane
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071742887
Category: Medical
Page: 495
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The Insider's Guide to Acing the Neurology Boards-- Written by Physicians Who Passed! Apply the proven First Aid formula for Neurology Board success! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is a nice, concise review of high-yield neurology and psychiatry topics focused on preparing for neurology board examinations. It can easily be read or reviewed in a short period of time, and the tables and graphics are also helpful. 4 Stars."--Doody's Review Service First Aid for the Neurology Boards is a unique guide for success on the Neurology Boards, in-training exams, and recertification. You will find hundreds of frequently-tested facts based on feedback from students who just passed the exam along with mini-cases essential for oral board preparation.The books is written by recent test-takers and reviewed by top faculty so you know you are studying the most up-to-date, relevant information possible. Features Hundreds of high-yield facts, mnenomics, clinical images, and summary tables help you ace the boards and in-service exams Covers must-know neurology AND psychiatry topics in one complete volume Written by recent, successful test-takers and reviewed by faculty so you know you're studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible Integrated mini-cases highlight frequently tested scenarios and classic patient presentations Great for in-service and board exams and the perfect refresher before recertification The Content You Need to Excel on the Boards: Guide to the ABPN Examination, Neurology Topics: Neuroanatomy, Neuropharmacology, Neuroimmunology, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Headache and Pain, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-ophthalomology and Neuro-otology, Stroke and Neurocritical Care, Neurological Infections, Neuromuscular Disease, Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics, Seizures, Epilepsy, and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatry Topics: Substance Abuse and Dependence, Delirium, Anxiety Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Primary Psychotic Disorders. Visit www.FirstAidfortheBoards.com and www.FirstAidTeam.com

Neurology Q&A Review


Author: Jonathan Howard, MD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826169333
Category: Medical
Page: 1330
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Question and answer format remains one of the most effective methods for self-study and exam preparation. Neurology Q&A Review is a comprehensive active self-assessment tool for medical students, residents, and attending physicians. This question and answer review book contains questions for all levels of study and is configured to help professionals quickly and efficiently review core topics in neurology. The book is broken into 14 topic areas and covers the breadth and scope of neurology principles and practice. Through multiple-choice questions with answers and clear and concise explanations, the text highlights the key concepts and must-know information in the neurology curriculum for learning and individual self-assessment. Designed to test recall and sharpen skills, the book addresses the fundamental components of neurology training and practical knowledge. References are provided for further study. All questions have been carefully reviewed by teaching faculty and tested by medical students and neurology residents at NYU. Features Broad spectrum question and answer review focusing on core neurologic topics Comprehensive coverage of the knowledge base and clinical practice areas necessary for success Contains multiple choice questions with answers and brief but thorough explanations, including many image-based questions Facilitates recall of key concepts and helps identify knowledge gaps Perfect for focused review or ongoing self-assessment Purchase includes access to mobile app for on-the-go study anywhere

Pocket Neurology


Author: M. Brandon Westover
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496348311
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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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. 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.

Neurology Board Review

An Illustrated Study Guide
Author: Nima Mowzoon,Kelly D. Flemming
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
ISBN: 1420021273
Category: Medical
Page: 1024
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Preparing readers for the written portion of the Neurology Board examination and the Residency In-Service Training Examination (RITE) of the American Academy of Neurology, Neurology Board Review: An Illustrated Study Guide provides a comprehensive review of the most critical topics in neurology. With the abundance of neuropathology and neuroimaging figures and neuroanatomy and neurophysiology illustrations, readers will not need to refer to multiple sources to prepare for these exams. The book is designed to help readers identify and diagnose multiple disorders covered in the exam or reviewed in residency. Numerous tables and highlighted boxes facilitate the comprehension of difficult but critical information. More than 250 neuroradiology figures, including MRI, CT, and functional images help readers advance their diagnostic skills. The book also contains a comprehensive review of basic principles of psychiatric disease and related pharmacology as well as a discussion of neuroanatomy, the basics of neuroscience, and neuroanatomic pathways.

Neurology Board Review

Questions and Answers
Author: Amy McGregor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190498412
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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Neurology Board Review: Questions and Answers is an easy to read guide that was created to prepare the reader for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification and recertification exams. It was specifically designed to cover the topics listed in the ABPN content outline, which should be used in tandem with this book, and includes questions about recent practice parameters published by the American Academy of Neurology. Formatted in a user-friendly way, utilizing case-based and multiple choice questions, this book promotes absorption of key facts and neurological concepts quickly and on-the-go. This authoritative resource provides an in-depth look at basic neuroscience, critical care and trauma, cerebrovascular diseases, movement disorders, neuromuscular diseases, psychiatry, behavioral neurology, clinical neurophysiology, headaches and pain, metabolic disorders, pediatric neurology and sleep disorders. With over 1,000 questions, Neurology Board Review illustrates key concepts using short and pithy explanations; including informative illustrations, descriptive tables, and a list of further readings at the end of each section. This is the perfect study aid for residents and neurologists alike.

Neurology Secrets


Author: Joseph S. Kass,Eli M. Mizrahi
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323369987
Category: Medical
Page: 486
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Part of the bestselling Secrets Series, the updated sixth edition of Neurology Secrets continues to provide an up-to-date, concise overview of the most important topics in neurology today. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for medical students, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and is also a handy reference and refresher for residents and practitioners. Lists, tables, and clear illustrations throughout expedite review, while the engaging Secrets Series format makes the text both enjoyable and readable. New lead editors, Drs. Kass and Mizrahi, join this publication from a leading neurology program to lend a fresh perspective and expert knowledge. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, and practical tips from the authors. Covers the full range of essential topics in understanding the practice of neurology. Features "Key Points" boxes to further enhance your reference power. Presents a chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets" for an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Fits comfortably in the pocket of your lab coat to allow quick access to essential information. Completely revised content covers all of today's most common neurologic conditions and their treatments. New lead editors offer a fresh perspective and expert knowledge.

Practical Neurology


Author: Jose Biller
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 149637665X
Category: Medical
Page: 962
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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.

Neurology Self-Assessment: A Companion to Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice


Author: Justin T. Jordan,David R. Mayans,Michael J. Soileau
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323392210
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Get the most comprehensive, up-to-date guidance available for exam prep with help from Neurology Self-Assessment. Written by Drs. Justin T. Jordan, David R. Mayans, and Michael J. Soileau, this companion volume to Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice thoroughly covers the core and subspecialty topics you’ll encounter on your exam, along with detailed answer explanations and cross-references to Bradley’s. With a focus on assessing subspecialty strengths and weaknesses, it’s the ideal preparation for board certification, maintenance of certification, in-training examinations, and neurology examinations for medical students. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Features six examinations of more than 100 questions each that follow the board exam blueprint. Contains challenging questions that fully prepare you for exams, with detailed answer explanations and references to Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice, 7th Edition. Covers basic neuroscience, behavioral neurology, and psychiatry; clinical neurology topics such as headache, cerebrovascular disease, and neuro-infectious disease; and increasingly tested areas such as ethics and interpersonal skills. Over a quarter of the questions include illustrations such as anatomy, imaging, histology slides, and clinical photos. Includes excellent coverage of key topics such as neurochemistry and neurophysiology, new immune-mediated therapies, child neurology, metabolic diseases, and much more. Offers unique, scorable tests online with subspecialty question divisions.

Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards


Author: Stephan Eisenchenk, MD,Michael S. Okun, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1935281852
Category: Medical
Page: 550
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Preparing for the Neurology Boards, recertification, or the AAN's RITE® Residency In-Service Training Exam can be daunting, years of study, training, and volumes of material to be processed, organized, and distilled for ready recall when the moment arrives. It may seem impossible to retain so much information. However, the completely revised and expanded Second Edition of this unique, easy-to-use bestselling review guide gives you all the tools you need to tie it all together no additional texts needed. And with Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards you have free web support including: access to online cases, flashcards, and a medications data bank. Free access when you register with the password included in the book. The book breaks down the field of neurology into 24 chapters covering all subjects on the neurology boards including child and adult psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and neurophysiology. Using an expanded outline format and innovative heading hierarchy for in-depth or rapid review, the topics are arranged so that you will read the easiest-to-remember first and the most-likely-to-be-forgotten last. Every chapter has been brought up-to-date to reflect current science and practice and includes information on: pivotal trials, new medications and treatments, diagnostic criteria, genetic disorders, and AAN guidelines. Complete your study on the web with the hundreds of cases, flashcards, and images. The Expanded Second Edition Features: 24 thoroughly updated chapters covering all subjects on the neurology boards A new Mini-Atlas of EEG tracings to hone proficiency in interpretation More NB (nota bene) items throughout flag must-know high-yield information More diagrams, illustrations, and tables to solidify concepts, streamline dense material, and enhance learning Additional Notes page the end of each chapter for personal annotations Are You Really Ready? - completely new practice test with questions, answers, and explanations to gauge preparedness Free access to enhanced web features and new case modules to extend and reinforce the material in the book Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards is a must-have for residents preparing for boards or studying for the RITE exam, and for neurologists preparing for recertification. The Second Edition continues to deliver the Ultimate in high-yield board review, in print and on the web.

Laughing Your Way to Passing the Neurology Boards


Author: Amy McGregor
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781607435358
Category: Medical
Page: 784
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Medhumor Medical Publications, LLC brings you the latest addition to our "Laughing Your Way to Passing the Neurology Boards 2nd Edition" r Our new 2nd edition will help you prepare for the Residency In-Service Training Exam (RITE) and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and Psychiatry certification exams. Family Medicine Residents and Internal Medicine Residents and Interns will find this to be a useful resource as well. Medical students on their Neurology Clerkship will find this useful in preparing for their NBME (National Board of Medical Examiners), Neurology Shelf exam, and USMLE Step 3 exam. Not only do we provide you the core material needed to pass these exams, we provide you with ALL NEW: High Yield Neurology Mnemonics! Test taking tips and strategies! Memorable illustrations! End of chapter quizzes to reinforce the key high yield information! Latest, most updated Neurology Disease Criteria, Guidelines, Data and relevant literature! Like other titles in our "Laughing Your Way" series, the material is presented not only in a way that is easy to remember...but in a way that's impossible to forget.

Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders E-Book


Author: Stanley Fahn,Joseph Jankovic,Mark Hallett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437737706
Category: Medical
Page: 556
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Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders provides the complete, expert guidance you need to diagnose and manage these challenging conditions. Drs. Stanley Fahn, Joseph Jankovic and Mark Hallett explore all facets of these disorders, including the latest rating scales for clinical research, neurochemistry, clinical pharmacology, genetics, clinical trials, and experimental therapeutics. This edition features many new full-color images, additional coverage of pediatric disorders, updated Parkinson information, and many other valuable updates. An accompanying Expert Consult website makes the content fully searchable and contains several hundred video clips that illustrate the manifestations of all the movement disorders in the book along with their differential diagnoses. Get just the information you need for a clinical approach to diagnosis and management, with minimal emphasis on basic science. Find the answers you need quickly and easily thanks to a reader-friendly full-color format, with plentiful diagrams, photographs, and tables. Apply the latest advances to diagnosis and treatment of pediatric movement disorders, Parkinson disease, and much more. View the characteristic presentation of each disorder with a complete collection of professional-quality, narrated videos online. Better visualize every concept with new full-color illustrations throughout. Search the complete text online, follow links to PubMed abstracts, and download all of the illustrations, at www.expertconsult.com.

McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Neurology, Second Edition


Author: Nizar Souayah
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071549660
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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1285 Q&As provide the preparation you need to ace the neurology board certification/recertification examinations McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Neurology is the fastest and most effective way to prepare for the board exams administered by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. You’ll find everything you need in one comprehensive review: questions, answers, thorough explanations, valuable full-color illustrations, and a presentation that simulates what you will actually see on the boards. Here’s why this is the ultimate review tool for the neurology boards: 1285 board-style questions and answers Detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answers using the current literature for references Completely updated questions that reflect the new neurology board format 8-page full-color insert Designed to sharpen differential diagnosis skills Includes coverage of every topic found on the exam, including psychiatry and pediatric neurology Helps you remember must-know details on diagnostic testing and the neurological examination Prepares you for the entire range of clinical neurology questions Content that covers EVERY TOPIC on the exam: Anatomy and Physiology of the Central and Peripheral Nervous System; Localization of Signs in Neurology; Pediatrics; Neurophysiology, Epilepsy, Evoked Potentials, and Sleep Disorders; Neuromuscular Diseases; Behavioral Neurology; Cerebrovascular Diseases; Infections of the Nervous System; Neuroimmunology; Neuropharmacology and Neurochemistry; Nerogenetics; Neuroophthalmology; Neuroocology; Movement Disorders; Neuropathology; Neuroradiology; Psychiatry.

Lange Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy: A Localization-Based Approach


Author: Aaron L. Berkowitz
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259834395
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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An engagingly written text that bridges the gap between neuroanatomy and clinical neurology “A wonderfully readable, concise, but by no means superficial book that fits well in the current pedagogic environment.” From the Foreword by Allan H. Ropper, MD Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy delivers a clear, logical discussion of the complex relationship between neuroanatomical structure and function and neurologic disease. Written in a clear, concise style, this unique text offers a concise overview of fundamental neuroanatomy and the clinical localization principles necessary to diagnose and treat patients with neurologic diseases and disorders. Unlike other neurology textbooks that either focus on neuroanatomy or clinical neurology, Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy integrates the two in manner which simulates the way neurologists learn, teach, and think. Clinical Neurology and Neuroanatomy is divided into two main sections. In Part 1, clinically relevant neuroanatomy is presented in clinical context in order to provide a framework for neurologic localization and differential diagnosis. The diseases mentioned in localization-based discussions of differential diagnosis in Part 1 are then discussed in clinical detail with respect to their diagnosis and management in Part 2. Part 1 can therefore be consulted for a neuroanatomical localization-based approach to symptom evaluation, and Part 2 for the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of neurologic diseases. FEATURES • A clear, concise approach to explaining the complex relationship between neuroanatomical structure and function and neurologic disease • Numerous full-color illustrations and high resolution MRI and CT scans • Explanatory tables outline the clinical features, characteristics, and differential diagnosis of neurologic diseases and disorders

DeMyer's The Neurologic Examination: A Programmed Text


Author: Paul Brazis,Jose Biller,Gregory Gruener
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 9780071841610
Category: Medical
Page: 656
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The single-best guide to learning how to perform the diagnostic neurologic examination – enhanced by more than 80 online videos Presented in full color, DeMyer’s provides neurologists and psychiatrists in training with a proven, didactic way to learn the complicated technique of using the physical examination to diagnose neurologic illness. This trusted classic also reviews the anatomy and physiology necessary to interpret the examination, and it details the laboratory tests and neuroimaging best suited for a particular clinical problem. You will also find complete, up-to-date coverage of the latest imaging modalities for assessing disease. Utilizing a learn at your own pace teaching approach, DeMyer’s The Neurologic Examination features valuable learning aids such as: · Full-color illustrations that clearly explain neuroanatomy and physiology · Detailed tables and mnemonics to help you remember important steps and signs to look for during the examination · Learning Objectives to help you organize and retain important takeaways from each chapter · Questions and answers within the text to reinforce key points · Clear algorithms that reveal the differential diagnoses of common neurologic symptoms · NEW! More than 80 online clinical vignette videos If you are looking for authoritative, step-by-step guidance from experienced teachers/clinicians on how to perform an accomplished neurologic examination, your search ends with DeMyer’s. Authors Jose Biller, MD is Chair of the Department of Neurology at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA is Professor in the Department of Neurology and Director, Ralph P. Leischner, Jr. MD Institute for Medical Education at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois Paul W. Brazis, MD is Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology at the Mayo Medical School, and Consultant in Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville, Florida.

Clinical Neurology 8/E


Author: David Greenberg,Michael Aminoff,Roger Simon
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071765743
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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The text that bridges the gap between basic neuroscience and clinical practice – updated with the latest advances and full-color illustrations For more than twenty years, Clinical Neurology has helped students, residents, and clinicians understand the link between basic neuroscience and current approaches in diagnosis and treatment. Distinguished by its practice-oriented approach to neurology based on presenting symptoms, this trusted classic delivers the clearest and most concise introduction to the field available anywhere. Features: Essential concepts are presented within a framework of problems encountered in a clinical setting for greater relevance to real-world practice More than 200 tables and figures put key information at your fingertips Treatment protocols reflect the most recent advances in the field Advances in molecular biology and genetics are incorporated throughout NEW Introductory chapters on the neurologic history and examination and laboratory investigations NEW State-of-the-art discussions of the molecular basis of Alzheimer disease and other dementias, spinocerebellar ataxias, motor neuron disease, muscular dystrophies, Parkinson disease, Huntington disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and stroke; and coverage of recent advances in the treatment of neurologic complications of general medical disorders, headache and facial pain, movement disorders, seizures, and cerebrovascular disease, and other conditions NEW Full-color illustrations that clarify neuroanatomic principles, clinical-anatomic correlations, pathophysiologic mechanisms, and clinical and radiological signs