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The Integrated Nervous System: A Systematic Diagnostic Approach

The Integrated Nervous System: A Systematic Diagnostic Approach (Paperback)

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The First Textbook to Take an Integrative Approach to Neurological Diagnosis This introductory, full-color text teaches students and practitioners how to combine neurological history and physical examination so they can localize pathologies within the nervous system and determine appropriate treatment. It provides a wealth of illustrations that emphasize the functioning nervous system, in addition to an invaluable DVD for further exploration and access to a state-of-the-art website with additional materials that are updated periodically.

Give Practitioners the Confidence to Differentiate, Diagnose, and Build Treatment Plans Provides a wealth of illustrations that emphasize the functioning nervous system * Neuroanatomical drawings related to case studies * Informative tables with relevant clinical data * Radiographic images, EEGS, microscopic images, and other diagnostic tools Includes an invaluable DVD for further exploration * User-friendly worksheets to provide a proven methodology for evaluation * All color illustrations from the book * Flash animations of various pathways, reflexes, and circuits * Neuroimaging primer to boost understanding of CT and MRI sequences * Supplementary e-cases and diagnostic images * A wealth of references for self-guided study Offers access to a state-of-the-art website * All of the features on the DVD * Additional supplementary materials to be added periodically Demystifies Neurological Problem Solving Section I: Covers the Basics of Neurological Problem Solving * Provides a full synopsis of the nervous system * Explains key aspects of the neurological examination * Delves into clinical problem solving * Includes a Fail Safe Localization/Etiology Checklist * Covers lesions caused by trauma, muscle diseases, genetic and degenerative diseases, vascular problems, drugs and toxins, infections, and autoimmune disorders Section II: Applies the Basics to Clinical Cases * Presents full case examinations of a nine-member fictional family * Demonstrates clinical data extraction, definition of main clinical points, relevant neuroanatomy, and the localization process * Covers a wide range of disease processes, including spinal cord syndromes and traumas, vascular injury, and seizures * Details autoimmune, neoplastic, degenerative, and genetic disorders * Differentiates between various causes of seizures, stroke, and Parkinsonism * Provides complete case summaries, treatment, management, and outcomes

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineNeurology & clinical neurophysiologyMedical & VeterinaryPre-clinical medicine: basic sciencesAnatomyScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesNeurosciences Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc Publication Date: 01/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9781420045970  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Walter J. Hendelman, MD, is a leading neuroscientist on the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He is also the author of Atlas of Functional Neuroanatomy, Second Edition (CRC Press, 2006). Peter Humphreys, MD, FRCP[C], is a pediatric neurologist at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. He teaches medical students and residents and also continuing medical education (CME) courses. Christopher Skinner, MD, FRCP[C], is an adult neurologist at The Ottawa Hospital in Ontario. He teaches medical students, residents, physician assistants, and military flight surgeons in addition to CME courses.

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