Neurology : an illustrated colour text / Geraint Fuller, Mark Manford.
By: Fuller, Geraint
Contributor(s): Manford, MarkMaterial type: TextSeries: Illustrated colour text: Publisher: Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2010Edition: 3rd edDescription: 1 online resource (vii, 136 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780702048883; 0702048887Subject(s): Neurology -- Textbooks | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine | MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine | Neurology | Nervous System Diseases | Neurologic ManifestationsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Textbooks. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Neurology.DDC classification: 616.8 LOC classification: RC346 | .F85 2010ebOther classification: 44.90 Online resources: Click here to access online
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An introductory textbook of neurology in the Illustrated Colour Text series, making full use of all the usual features of the series - double page spreads, short paragraphs, summary boxes, attractive use of colour etc.
Basic principles ; Organisation of the nervous system. Neurological thinking. Pathological processes in neurology; History and examination ; History taking. Examination -- introduction. Speech and higher function. The eyes and visual system. Fundoscopy. Cranial nerves 1, 3-6. Other cranial nerves. Limbs:motor. Limbs: reflexes and sensation. Gait. Coordination and abnormal movements; Neurological investigation ; Neuroradiology. Neurophysiological investigations. Nerve conduction studies and electromyography. Neurogenetics. Cerebrospinal fluid and lumbar puncture; Neurological problems ; Headache. Blackouts and"funny do's". Giddiness. Intracranial pressure. Coma and alteration of consciousness. Confusion and delirium. Dementia. Disturbances of vision. Weakness. Numbness and sensory disturbance. Walking difficulties and clumsiness. Disorders of sleep; Neurological syndromes and diseases ; Stroke. Transient ischaemic attacks and prevention of strokes. Subarachnoid haemorrhage. Epilepsy I: Diagnosis. Epilepsy II: Treatment and management. Head injury. Spinal cord syndromes. Radiculopathy. Multiple sclerosis I. Multiple sclerosis II. Parkinson's Disease and other akinetic rigid syndromes. Other movement disorders. CNS neoplasia 1: intracranial tumours. CNS neoplasia 11:special situations. Infections of the nervous system. Peripheral neuropathies 1: clinical approach and investigation. Peripheral neuropathies 11: clinical syndromes. Common peripheral nerve lesions. Disorders of the motor neurone. Disorders of the neuromuscular junction. Muscle disease. The autonomic nervous system. Functional disorders. Neurology and psychiatry. Rehabilitation; Case histories.
Includes bibliographical references and index.