By A. John Popp

ISBN-10: 1588905160

ISBN-13: 9781588905161

Synthesizing the specialist scientific suggestion of experts who deal with issues of the worried method, this e-book is an obtainable, single-volume source for fundamental care physicians requiring functional info on a number of neurological problems. A advisor to the first Care of Neurological problems offers readers with an organization origin in neuroscience techniques that might allow them to make well timed diagnostic, remedy, and referral judgements approximately universal signs, together with continual discomfort, headache, seizures, numbness, and dizziness. extra chapters disguise particular different types of neurological sickness, delivering the reader with concise descriptions of the medical manifestations, exam strategies, and treatment plans for every. Features:--An define at first of every bankruptcy aids quick place of subject matters of interest--Thorough insurance of history-taking and the actual examination--"Pearls" and "Pitfalls" on the finish of every bankruptcy evaluate basic suggestions and supply useful guideposts for handling each one scientific situationPacked with crucial details on medical neurosciences, this complete booklet is perfect for basic care physicians, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, citizens in fundamental care specialties, and clinical scholars.

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Despite the astonishing evolution in neuroimaging and molecular genetics, the history and physical examination always represent the mainstay of neurological diagnosis. A series of chapters in this book are dedicated to this issue, and the primary care provider must be constantly honing these skills. The neurological differential diagnosis is essential in contemplation of a patient’s presentation. Evidence is built for or against individual diagnoses based on the accumulation of more historical information and physical findings.

Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1996 (2nd ed); Bethesda, MD: AHRQ Publications; 2004 (3rd ed) 2 The History and Scope of the Clinical Neurosciences A. John Popp, Venkat Ramani, John Morihisa, and Bruce I. Tranmer ♦ Definition of the Neurosciences and the Type of Patients Treated ♦ History and Philosophy of the Specialties That Treat Neuroscience Patients Neurology Neurosurgery Psychiatry ♦ General Philosophy of Diagnostic Evaluation, Timing of Referral, and Shared Patient Care Diagnostic Evaluation Timing of Referral and Shared Patient Care ♦ Summary ♦ Definition of the Neurosciences and the Type of Patients Treated For the purpose of definition, the neurosciences describes a body of knowledge that deals with the development, anatomy, physiology, chemistry, pharmacology, pathology, and function of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous system, including their vascular supply and supporting structures.

John Popp 24. Spinal Trauma. Darryl DiRisio, Eric M. Deshaies, Daniel Friedlich, Matthew A. Adamo, and A. John Popp 25. Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease. Bruce I. Tranmer, Christopher S. L. Commichau, and A. John Popp 26. Hemorrhagic Cerebrovascular Disease Eric M. Deshaies, Alan S. Boulos, Bruce I. Tranmer, and A. John Popp 27. Neuro-oncology Joseph F. Emrich, Matthew A. Adamo, Bruce I. Tranmer, and A. John Popp 28. Infections/Parainfectious Disorders of the Central Nervous System Martha L. Lepow and Patricia A.

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