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Neurology and Neurosurgery Illustrated By Kenneth W. Lindsay

Neurology and Neurosurgery Illustrated
by Kenneth W. Lindsay

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This illustrated textbook combines neurology and neurosurgery and is designed for the clinical undergraduate and junior postgraduate student. This third edition of the text has an integrated approach presenting the medical and surgical aspects to neurological disease and problem solving.
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Neurology and Neurosurgery Illustrated by Kenneth W. Lindsay

A comprehensively illustrated textbook combining neurology and neurosurgery written by two experienced teachers, one a neurologist and one a surgeon. The content concentrates on common problems likely to be encountered in clinical practice. MRI halftones are included and information is presented in single page units, making the book easy to learn from and ideal to revise with. Although this title retains the structure of previous editions, it has been thoroughly updated to reflect the rapid changes in this fast-moving field.

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Table of Contents

SECTION 1 GENERAL APPROACH to HISTORY and EXAMINATION: Nervous System. History and Examination. Conscious Level Assessment. Higher Cerebral Function. Cranial Nerve Examination: Upper Limbs, Trunks, Lower Limbs, Posture and Gait. Examination of the Unconscious Patient. The Neurological Observation Chart SECTION II INVESTIGATIONS of the CENTRAL and PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS: Skull X-Ray. Computerised Tomography (CT) Scanning. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Ultrasound. Angiography. Radionuclide Imaging. Electroencephalography (EEG). Intracranial Pressure Monitoring. Evoked Potentials. Lumbar Puncture. Cerebrospinal Fluid. Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Studies. Neuro-Otological Tests SECTION III CLINICAL PRESENTATION, ANATOMICAL CONCEPTS and DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH: Headache. Meningism. Raised Intracranial Pressure. Coma and Impaired Conscious Level. Transient Loss of Consciousness. Confusional States and Delirium. Epilepsy. Disorders of Sleep. Higher Cortical Dysfunction. Disorders of Memory. Disorders of Speech and Language. Dementias. Impairment of Vision. Disorders of Smell. Pupillary Disorders. Diplopia. Impaired Ocular Movement. Disorders of Gaze. Facial Pain and Sensory Loss. Bells Palsy. Other Facial Nerve Disorders. Deafness, Tinnitus and Vertigo. Disorders of the Lower Cranial Nerves. Causes of Lower Cranial Nerve Palsies. Cerebellar Dysfunction. Nystagmus. Tremor. Myoclonus. Disorders of Stance and Gait. Specific Disorders of Stance and Gait. Limb Weakness. Sensory Impairment. Pain. Limb Pain. Muscle Pain (Myalgia). Outcome After Brain Damage. Brain Death SECTION IV LOCALISED NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE and ITS MANAGEMENT: A: Intracranial: Head Injury. Chronic Subdural Haematoma. Cerebrovascular Disease. Occlusive and Stenotic Cerebrovascular Disease. Pathophysiology. Transient Ischaemic Attacks (Tias). Clinical Syndromes. Classification of Subtypes of Cerebral Infarction. Embolisation. Ste Notic/Occlusive Disease. Investigations. Cerebral Infarction. Management. Tias and Minor Infarction. Management. H

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Neurology and Neurosurgery Illustrated by Kenneth W. Lindsay
Kenneth W. Lindsay
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