william p. howlett
k. ray chaudhuri
m.d. jose biller; m.d. gregory gruener; m.d. paul w. brazis
>the single-best guide to learning how to perform the diagnostic neurologic examination – enhanced by more than 80 online videos
presented in full color, demyer’s provides neurologists and psychiatrists in training with a proven, didactic way to learn the complicated technique of using the physical examination to diagnose neurologic illness. this trusted classic also reviews the anatomy and physiology necessary to interpret the examination, and it details the laboratory tests and neuroimaging best suited for a particular clinical problem. you will also find complete, up-to-date coverage of the latest imaging modalities for assessing disease.
utilizing a learn at your own pace teaching approach, demyer’s the neurologic examination features valuable learning aids such as:
– full-color illustrations that clearly explain neuroanatomy and physiology
– detailed tables and mnemonics to help you remember important steps and signs to look for during the examination
– learning objectives to help you organize and retain important takeaways from each chapter
– questions and answers within the text to reinforce key points
– clear algorithms that reveal the differential diagnoses of common neurologic symptoms
– new more than 80 online clinical vignette videos
if you are looking for authoritative, step-by-step guidance from experienced teachers/clinicians on how to perform an accomplished neurologic examination, your search ends with demyer’s.
jose biller, md is chair of the department of neurology at loyola university’s stritch school of medicine, maywood, illinois
gregory gruener, md, mba is professor in the department of neurology and director, ralph p. leischner, jr. md institute for medical education at loyola university’s stritch school of medicine, maywood, illinois
paul w. brazis, md is professor of neurology in the department of neurology and ophthalmology at the mayo medical school, and consultant in neurology and neuro-ophthalmology at the mayo clinic-jacksonville, florida.
joseph h. friedman
the second edition of this practical guide provides a thorough introduction to the essential concepts of clinical neurology. coverage includes history-taking; the neurological examination and ancillary tests; topical diagnosis and differential diagnosis of typical syndromes; the diseases of the central nervous system, peripheral nerves, autonomic nervous system, and muscles; epilepsy; and inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis. central to the book are the lucid structuring of complex contents allowing efficient learning, even without prior knowledge of the subject; and the vital link between theory and clinical practice, with essential information on history-taking, the clinical examination, and additional tests, all supported by informative graphics and appropriate computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging studies. key features: * complete revision of contents and an enhanced layout from the first edition* brilliant format and structure, making the assimilation of complex information easy and efficient* clear color illustrations and graphics, many new or revised for the second edition* comprehensive tables expand and organize information on many topics* vast clinical experience of two highly respected university teachers fundamentals of neurology: an illustrated guide, second edition, is the ideal introduction to clinical neurology for medical students, physical therapists, and other professionals involved in patient care.
key topics include cortical imaging of pain in humans * pain perception during sleep * pharmacologic approaches to pain and consciousness using functional neuroimaging * hypnosis * mindfulness and meditation * pain and consciousness in infants * recognizing pain in dementia * the role of vision in pain perception * robot pain * and more.show more
bruce l. miller
james m. ecklund
aatif m. husain
against this background, many hospitals have started to offer ceeg monitoring as a basis for delivery of appropriate treatment. by presenting the state of the art in ceeg monitoring, this book will be invaluable to practitioners including neurophysiologists, neurologists, neurointensivists, intensivists, neurophysiology and epilepsy fellows, and neurology residents.show more
>put key neurology information at your fingertips and successfully apply it in practice with practical neurology, fifth edition. this popular reference is a concise complement to core neurology texts, providing easy access to the clinically relevant information you need to know. organized in a reader-friendly outline format with straightforward, templated chapters, this edition contains new chapters that highlight recent advances in neurotherapeutics and clinical neurosciences, 82 new clinical videos, and fully updated content throughout.
- features five all-new chapters: approach to the ataxic patient, approach to the patient with functional disorders in the neurology clinic, approach to the patient with suspected brain death, approach to common emergencies in pediatric neurology, and inherited metabolic neurologic disorders.
- includes access to more than 80 new clinical videos online, providing real-world exposure to a variety of clinical problems.
- uses a problem-oriented format that shows you how to approach the patient with a variety of disorders; the second half of the book discusses treatment options.
- presents the tried-and-true approaches of seasoned practitioners, as well as fresh perspectives from new authors.
now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive ebook edition, which can be ed to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
- complete content with enhanced navigation
- powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
- cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
- highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
- ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
- quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
christopher m. filley
>breaking away from prevailing views of dementia that rely heavily on the role of the cerebral cortex, the new perspective put forth here highlights white matter-cognition relationships, presenting an expanded view of dementia and its neurobiological origins. based on detailed patient observations, extensive clinical research and an exhaustive literature review, this book discusses the novel concept of white matter dementia, offering hope for better understanding and treatment of dementing illness. covering topics such as white matter neurobiology, mild cognitive dysfunction and alzheimer’s disease, the author reconsiders brain-behavior relationships and expands the concept of dementia, discussing implications for diagnosis, treatment (medical, surgical, rehabilitative, and psychiatric) and therapeutic innovations aimed at prevention of white matter damage and restoration of myelin. this unique book is an absolute must-have for all medical specialists and consultants in neurology, neuropsychiatry, and neuropsychology involved with the growing challenge of dementia.
andrea reupert; daryl maybery; joanne nicholson
parental psychiatric disorder presents an innovative approach to thinking about and working with families where a parent has a mental illness. with 30 new chapters from an internationally renowned author team, this new edition presents the current state of knowledge in this critically important field. issues around prevalence, stigma and systems theory provide a foundation for the book, which offers new paradigms for understanding mental illness in families. the impact of various parental psychiatric disorders on children and family relationships are summarized, including coverage of schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, substance abuse disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders and trauma. multiple innovative interventions are outlined, targeting children, parents and families, as well as strategies that foster workforce and organisational development. incorporating different theoretical frameworks, the book enhances understanding of the dimensions of psychiatric disorders from a multigenerational perspective, making this an invaluable text for students, researchers and clinicians from many mental health disciplines.
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william j. marks, jr
this concise guide to deep brain stimulation (dbs) outlines a practical approach to the use of this paradigm-shifting therapy for neurologic and psychiatric disorders. fully revised throughout, the new edition provides extensive information about the application of dbs to movement disorders, and includes new chapters on dbs to treat epilepsy and psychiatric conditions. with the evolution of surgical techniques for dbs lead implantation, a brand new section focused on interventional mri approaches is also included. all key aspects of dbs practice are covered, including patient selection, device programming to achieve optimal symptom control, long-term management, and troubleshooting. it is a guide to be kept in the clinic and consulted in the course of managing patients being considered for, or treated with, dbs. with contributions from some of the most experienced clinical leaders in the field, this is a must-have reference guide for any clinician working with dbs patients.
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dr. jose biller
b. mark keegan
aaron l berkowitz
the diseases mentioned in localization-based discussions of differential diagnosis in part 1 are then discussed in clinical detail with respect to their diagnosis and management in part 2. part 1 can therefore be consulted for a neuroanatomical localization-based approach to symptom evaluation, and part 2 for the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of neurologic diseases. features * a clear, concise approach to explaining the complex relationship between neuroanatomical structure and function and neurologic disease * numerous full-color illustrations and high resolution mri and ct scans * explanatory tables outline the clinical features, characteristics, and differential diagnosis of neurologic diseases and disordersshow more
stephen l. hauser
features: * high-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards * current, complete coverage of clinically important topics in neurology, including clinical manifestations of neurologic diseases, diseases of the nervous system, chronic fatigue syndrome, psychiatric disorders, and alcoholism and drug dependency * extensively updated to highlight recent advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of neurologic and psychiatric disorders; expanded coverage of neurodegenerative diseases; extensively revised chapter on cerebrovascular diseases; the latest breakthroughs in sleep disorders and migraine * integration of pathophysiology with clinical management * enhanced by numerous neuroimaging figures throughout the text and an expanded atlas of neuroimaging findings * handy appendix of laboratory values of clinical importanceshow more
vee p. prasher
hardik p. amin
kewal k. jain
importantly, the author discusses a range of new, powerful treatments available for various disorders, including stroke, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis. concise and well-written, neurology: a clinician's approach, 2nd edition is an invaluable resource that will again serve as a very useful, gold-standard resource for trainees.show more
amy katherine reeve
many antidepressants that are in clinical use today including the recently introduced novel agents like agomelatine or other antidepressants cause clinical remission by resynchronizing disrupted circadian rhythms and melatonin receptor functions, enhancing monoaminergic neurotransmission, promoting hippocampal neurogenesis, and regulating immune mechanisms. this book explains various etiological factors that are involved in the pathogenesis of mood disorders and the mechanisms of therapeutic actions of antidepressants including the recently introduced agomelatine and other antidepressants that exhibit rapid onset of action with greater efficacy and fewer side effects. .show more
dawn a. marcus
in addition, this easy-to-read title covers genetics and pathophysiology, symptoms and comorbidities, and a range of essential clinical skills that are useful in achieving the best possible outcomes with patients. in invaluable addition to the literature, this title will serve as the ultimate go-to resource for primary care clinicians and trainees. headache specialists, too, will find value in this work.show more