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The Massachusetts General Hospital handbook of neurology [electronic resource] /
Alice W. Flaherty, Natalia S. Rost ; contributors: Beau Bruce ... [et al.].
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
description
239 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
ISBN
0781751373 (pbk.), 9780781751377 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
More Details
added author
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
isbn
0781751373 (pbk.)
9780781751377 (pbk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
8714529
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Doody's Reviews, July 2007
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Summaries
Main Description
Now in its revised, updated Second Edition, this pocket-sized handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of neurologic diseases. It presents specific management recommendations in a succinct outline format and includes protocols, step-by-step tests and procedures, and treatment algorithms. This handbook is unique in its inclusion of material from related disciplines such as general medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, and radiology. The authors offer guidance in using contemporary neuroimaging techniques in diagnosis.
Table of Contents
Emergencies
Abbreviations
Admissions: General Exam
Neurological Exam
Admission Orders
Adult Neurology: Aphasia, Agnosia, Apraxia, and Amnesia
Brainstem Anatomy
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Cerebrovascular Ischemia
Coma and Brain Death
Cranial Nerves
Demyelinating Disease
Dysarthria and Dysphagia
EEG (Electroencephalography)
EMG (Electromyography) and Nerve Conduction Studies
Encephalopathy, Delirium, and Dementia
Evoked Potentials
Eyes and Vision
Headache
Hearing
Infections, CNS
Inflammatory Disorders
Instant Neurological Diagnosis
Intracranial Hemorrhage
Intracranial Pressure
Metabolic, Toxic, and Deficiency Disorders
Mitochondrial Disorders
Movement Disorders and Ataxia
Neuromuscular Disorders
Neurosurgical Procedures
Pain
Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Peripheral Nerve Anatomy
Peripheral Neuropathy
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Psychiatric Disorders
"Psychosomatic Neurology"
Radiation Therapy
Seizures
Sensory Loss
Sleep Disorders and Fatigue
Spinal Cord Disorders
Syncope
Trauma
Tumors of Brain
Uro-Neurology
Venous Sinus Thrombosis, CNS
Vertigo
Weakness
Child Neurology: Development
Eyes and Vision
Head Circumference Disorders
Headache
Infections, CNS
Metabolic Diseases
Movement Disorders and Ataxia
Neurocutaneous Syndromes
Seizures
Social and Language Disorders
Tumors
Weakness
Drugs: Adrenergic Drugs
Analgesics
Anesthetics
Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme Inhibitors
Antibiotics
Anticoagulants
Anticonvulsants
Antidepressants
Benzodiazepines
Calcium Channel Blockers
Chemotherapy
Cholinergic Drugs
Digoxin
Diuretics
Dopaminergic Drugs
ICU Drips
Immunosuppressants
Muscle Relaxants
Paralytics
Imaging: Angiography
CT and MRI Anatomy
Computerized Tomography (CT)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Ultrasound
Medicine: Allergy
Blood
Epidemiology
Electrolytes
Glands
Gut
Heart
Infection
Kidneys
Lungs
Procedures: Procedure Note
Arterial Blood Gas
Arterial Line
Blood Draws
Caloric Testing
Central Venous Line
Lacerations
Lumbar Puncture
Nasogastric Tube
Venous Access
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