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Principles and Practice of Emergency Neurology: Handbook for Emergency Physicians

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Beschreibung

This essential handbook for emergency clinicians integrates neurology with the practical demands of emergency care.

In this handbook, the emergency physician-neurologist editorial team from the acclaimed comprehensive text Emergency Neurology bring its expertise to a readily accessible reference tool for the emergency department. With a symptom-based emphasis, the text, tables, and illustrations guide the emergency physician in the recognition, diagnosis, and management of neurological disorders both common and complex. Integrating fundamental neurological concepts with the practical realities and demands of emergency care, this handbook features management algorithms for dozens of conditions, and a list of 'pearls and pitfalls' at the conclusion of each of the 38 chapters. This survey of best practices in emergency neurology provides succinct and crucial clinical information for all emergency physicians who diagnose and manage neurologic disorders such as headache, seizure, and spinal cord injury. Emphasizing efficient neurological examination techniques, this is an essential handbook for emergency physicians, internists, and residents.

Klappentext

The editors of Emergency Neurology bring their expertise to a handbook for the emergency department. The symptom-based emphasis guides the emergency physician in the diagnosis and management of common and complex neurological disorders. Integrating fundamental neurological concepts with the demands of emergency care, this reference tool recommends brief examination techniques. It provides critical information for emergency physicians diagnosing and managing neurologic disorders such as headache, seizure, and spinal cord injury.



Zusammenfassung
This symptom-based handbook guides the emergency physician in the diagnosis and management of common and complex neurological disorders. Integrating fundamental neurological concepts with the practical demands and realities of emergency care, this reference provides succinct, crucial information for all emergency physicians who diagnose and manage neurologic disorders.

Inhalt

Part I. Neurological Examination and Neurodiagnostic Testing: 1. Neurological examination Thomas F. Scott and Sid M. Shah; 2. Neuroimaging Andrew Goldberg and Janene Hecker; 3. Electroencephalography Ivo Drury; 4. Lumbar puncture James Valeriano and Daniel Ammons; Part II. Common Neurological Presentations: 5. Altered level of consciousness Lara Kunschner and J. Stephen Huff; 6. Headache Robert Kaniecki and Merle L. Diamond; 7. Weakness George Small and David Chuirazzi; 8. Dizziness Kevin M. Kelly, Tom Stein and Moises Arriaga; 9. Seizures Kevin M. Kelly and Nicholas Colovos; 10. Gait disturbance Jon Brillman; Part III. Specific Neurological Conditions: 11. Central nervous system infections in adults Paul Blackburn, Earl Reisdorff, Oliver Hayes and Anthony Briningstool; 12. Cerebrovascular disease Michael Frankel, Marc Chimowitz, Rashmi Kothari and Sam Josvai; 13. Movement disorders Sid M. Shah, Roger Albin and Susan Baser; 14. Peripheral nervous system and neuromuscular disorders John Wald and James Albers; 15. Guillain barre syndrome Sandeep Rana and Sid M. Shah; 16. Myasthenia gravis George Small and Mara Aloi; 17. Musculoskeletal and neurogenic pain Robert Kaniecki and L. R. Sears; 18. Neuro-ophthalmology Dennis Hanlon and Eric Eggenberger; 19. Multiple sclerosis Thomas Scott; 20. Dementia Judith Heidebrink and Norman Foster; 21. Brain tumors and other neuro-oncological emergencies Herbert Newton; 22. Neuropsychiatry Craig Taylor; 23. Increased intracranial pressure and herniation syndromes Amy Blasen and Sid M. Shah; 24. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension Eric Eggenberger and Sid M. Shah; 25. Normal pressure hydrocephalus Oliver Hayes and Lara Kunschner; 26. Non-traumatic spinal cord injury Michael Millin, Sid M. Shah and David Wright; 27. Sleep disorders Sinan Baran; Part IV. Neurological Trauma: 28. Traumatic brain injury Chris Carpenter, Lee Warren, Kevin Gingrich and James E. Wilberger, Jr; 29. Spinal cord injury Charles Bill and Vanessa Harkins; 30. Peripheral nerve injuries Patricia B. Josefczyk and Mark Baratz; Part V. Pediatric Neurological Emergencies: 31. Hydrocephalus and shunts in children Stephen Guertin and Anthony Briningstool; 32. Pediatric infections of the central nervous system Jane Turner and Anthony Briningstool; 33. Pediatric cerebrovascular disorders Imad Jarjour and Liza Squires; 34. Pediatric seizures Mont Roberts and Rae Hanson; 35. Hypotonic infant Marsha Rappley and Sid M. Shah; Part VI. Pregnancy-Related Neurological Emergencies: 36. Pregnancy-related neurological emergencies Mary Hughes and Page Pennell; Part VII. Neurotoxicology: 37. Neurotoxicology Fred Harchelroad and David Overton; Part VIII. Brain Death: 38. Brain death David Zich and Jon Brillman.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Principles and Practice of Emergency Neurology: Handbook for Emergency Physicians
Untertitel: Principles and Practice
Editor:
EAN: 9780521009805
ISBN: 978-0-521-00980-5
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge
Genre: Medizin
Anzahl Seiten: 454
Gewicht: 943g
Größe: H257mm x B178mm x T22mm
Jahr: 2003
Auflage: New