Saunders Manual of Neurologic Practice

autores Evans
materias Neurología
  • EDITOR Saunders Company
  • NIVEL Profesional
  • STOCKNO
  • IDIOMAInglés
Códigos
  • ISBN 978-0-7216-9761-1
  • EAN 9780721697611
Colección
  • Colección -
  • Número -
Características
  • Encuadernado Tapa Dura
  • Páginas 1045
  • Largo -
  • Ancho -
  • Peso 1700
Edición
  • Fecha 27-02-2003
  • Número 1
  • Año 2003
Reseña
Comprised of twenty-five sections, this comprehensive highly formatted reference encompasses the entire spectrum of neurologic disorders. Complete coverage on signs and symptoms offers readers instant access to information on more specific diagnosis and treatment advice. It also provides up-to-date information on the major diagnostic modalities. Inside front and back covers show charts and figures regularly needed in daily practice.

Features

Facilitates the localization of unknown conditions with a signs and symptoms approach.
Details how to obtain the best results from today's diagnostic modalities, including EEG, EMG, MRI, and more.
Provides specific, step-by-step guidelines to expedite diagnosis and treatment for the neurologic and psychiatric disorders most commonly seen in practice.
Deliver information quickly with a consistent organization in each chapter, a concise outline format, and at-a-glance boxes, tables, and illustrations throughout.

Contents

Section 1. Approach to symptoms and signs
1. The neurologic history and examination
2. Dizziness
3. Approach to symptoms and sign
4. Paresthesias
5. Pain
6. Headaches
7. Weakness (UMN vs LMN, NM junction, myopathy)
8. Movement disorders
9. Gait and balance disorders
10. Fatigue
11. Memory and praxis complaints
12. Speech disorders
13. Language disorders
14. Syncope vs seizure
15. Encephalophathy, coma, herniation, and brain death
16. Neurological eponyms

Section 2. Diagnostic Testing
1. Lumbar puncture and cerebrospinal fluid evaluation
2. EMG and NCV
3. Electroencephalography
4. Evoked Potentials
5. Nerve and muscle biopsy
6. Autonomic testing
7. MRI
8. CT
9. MRA and cerebral angiography
10. Molecular genetic testing
11. Neuropsychological testing

Section 3. Neurovascular disorders
1. Localization in neurovascular disease
2. Transient ischemic attacks
3. Stroke
4. Primary intracerebral hemorrhage
5. Subarachnoid hemorrhage and saccular aneurysms
6. Arterovenous malformations
7. Spinal cord stroke
8. Stroke in younger adults
9. Cerebral venous thrombosis
10. Stroke in pregnancy (including pre-eclampsia and eclampsia)
11. Neurorehabilitation

Section 4. Dementia and amnestic disorders
1. Overview of dementia (epidemiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic testing)
2. Alzheimer's disease
3. Multi-infarct dementias
4. Subcortical dementias
5. Other causes of dementia (NPH, etc)
6. Transient global amnesia and other amnestic disorders

Section 5. Movement disorders
1. Parkinson's disease
2. Parkinson's plus syndromes
3. Hyperkinetic movement disorders
4. Dystonia
5. Tourette's syndrome
6. Non-resting tremors
7. Wilson's disease
8. Ataxias
9. Essential myoclonus

Section 6. Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases
1. Multiple sclerosis
2. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

Section 7. Epilepsy
1. Etiology and manifestations
2. Childhood disorders (include febrile)
3. Adult seizure disorders
4. Medical treatment
5. Status epilepticus
6. Surgical treatment
7. Epilepsy and pregnancy
8. Starting and stopping medications
9. Driving and other restrictions

Sections 8. Neuro-oncology
1. Epidemiology and pathophysiology
2. Clinical presentations (altered ms, HA, szs, hydrocephalus, focal findings)
3. Gliomas
4. Meningiomas
5. Congenital tumors (Rahke's cleft, others)
6. Skull base tumors
7. Other tumors (hemangioblastoma, glomus jugulare, carotid body)
8. Spinal cord tumors
9. Metastatic tumors
10. Meningeal and spinal metastases
11. Paraneoplastic neurologic disorders
12. Complications of radiotherapy and chemotherapy
13. Cancer pain

Section 9. Neuro-otology and other cranial neuropathies
1. Diagnostic testing
2. Hearing loss
3. Tinnitus
4. Vertigo (peripheral vs central)
5. Benign positional vertigo
6. Bell's palsy and other VII (hemifacial spasm, benign eyelid myokymia)
7. Disorders of smell and taste
8. Facial numbness (supranuclear, brainstem, preganglionic, ganglion, periph, mental)
9. Disorders of cranial nerve IX and X
10. Disorders of cranial nerves XI and XII
11. Auditory hallucinations

Section 10. Neuro-ophthalmology
1. Optic neuritis
2. Optic neuropathy
3. Pupillary disorders
4. Ptosis, lid lag, and lid retraction
5. Ocular motor palsies
6. Nystagmus
7. Orbital disorders
8. Papilledema and pseudotumor cerebri
9. Visual illusions and hallucinations

Section 11. Headaches
1. Migraine
2. Tension - type, chronic daily headache, and drug - induced headache
3. Medication rebound
4. Cluster headache
5. Brief head and facial pains
6. First or worst headaches
7. Headaches during childhood and adolescence
8. Headaches in women
9. Headaches in patients over the age of 50
10. Other headaches

Section 12. Sleep Disorders
1. Approach to sleep disorders and sleep studies
2. Insomnia
3. Restless legs syndrome and PLMS
4. Obstructive sleep apnea
5. Central sleep apnea
6. Parasomnias
7. Narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia

Section 13. Trauma
1. Mild head injury and the postconcussion syndrome
2. Moderate and severe head injury
3. Subdural and epidural hemotomas
4. Cranial neuropathies
5. Neurorehabilitation of brain injuries
6. Post-traumatic movement disorders
7. Spinal cord injury
8. Whiplash injuries
9. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy and causalgia
10. Mountain sickness
11. Decompression sickness
12. Lightning and electrical injuries

Section 14. Neuromuscular disorders
1. Myasthenia gravis and myasthenic syndromes
2. ALS
3. Spinal muscular atrophies
4. Familial spastic paraplegia
5. Muscle cramps
6. Fasciculations

Section 15. Peripheral neuropathies
1. Manifestations of peripheral neuropathies
2. Guillain-Barre syndrome
3. Other acute neuropathies (including CIP, tick paralysis, AIP)
4. Diabetic neuropathies
5. CIDP
6. Prophyrias
7. Inherited sensorimotor neuropathies
8. Inherited predominantily sensory neuropathies
9. Inherited metabolic polyneuropathies (Refsum's, abetalipproteinemia, Tangier, Fabry, MLD, Riley-Day, Amyloid)
10. Mononeuritis Multiplex

Section 16. Mononeuropathies and plexopathies
1. Brachial and lumbosacral plexopathies
2. Thoracic outlet syndrome
3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other median neuropathies
4. Ulnar and radial neuropathies
5. Other upper extremity mononeuropathies
6. Peroneal, sciatic, and tibial neuropathies
7. Other lower extremity mononeuropathies
8. Mononeuropathies during pregnancy and labor
9. Nerve injuries (including iatrogenic)

Section 17. Myopathies
1. Manifestations of myopathies (include muscle masses)
2. Muscular dystrophies (Duchenne, limb girdle, GSH, scapuloperonela, myotonic, etc)
3. Periodic paralysis
4. Congenital myopathies (nemaline, central core, etc)
5. Rhabdomyolysis
6. Dermatomyositis and polymyositis
7. Inclusion body myositis
8. Other inflammatory myopathies (infectious, eosinophilic)
9. Glycogen Storage and lipid metabolism myopathies

Section 18. Infectious disorders
1. Bacterial meningitis
2. Chronic meningitis
3. Encephalitis
4. HIV + HTLV-1
5. Brain and spinal abscess
6. Spirochetes (neurosyphilis and Lyme)
7. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
8. Cerebral malaria
9. Neurocysticercosis

Section 19. Neck, back and spinal cord disorders
1. Approach to neck and low back disorders
2. Diagnostic testing for neck and back disorders
3. Radiculopathy and cauda equina syndrome
4. Spondylosis including spondylolytic cervical myelopathy and facet joint pain
5. Myofascial pain and SI joint
6. Facet joint pain
7. Treatment of chronic neck and back pain

Section 20. Autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
1. Inflammatory spondyloarthropathies
2. Systemic lupus erythermatosis
3. Sjogren's syndrome
4. Rheumatoid arthritis
5. Progressive systemic sclerosis
6. Fibromyalgia
7. Behcet's disease
8. Sarcoidosis
9. Temporal arteritis and polymaylgia rheumatica
10. Neurologic manifestations of the vasculitides

Section 21. Metabolic and toxic disorders
1. O2 CO2, CO disorders (hypoventilation, hypoxia, and CO poisoning)
2. Liver and kidney failure
3. Vitamin deficiency and toxicity
4. Endocrine disorders
5. Electrolyte and glucose abnormalities (hyp and hyper glycemia, Na, K, Ca, Mg)
6. Hypo and hyperthermia
7. Alcohol (intoxication, withdrawal, dementia, cerebellar degen, myopathy, neuropathy)
8. Metals, organic solvent, and pesticide intoxication
9. Venoms and bacterial toxins
10. Illicit drugs

Section 22. Developmental, neurocutaneous and genetic metabolic disorders
1. Hydrocephalus
2. Neurofibromatosis
3. Tuberous sclerosis and other neurocutaneous disorders
4. Chiari malformation and syringomyelia

Section 23. Neuromedical and autonomic disorders
1. Syncope
2. Postural hypotension
3. Sexual dysfunction
4. Sphincter dysfunction
5. Pituitary tumors

Section 24. Iatrogenic disorders
1. Vascular surgery
2. Organ transplantation
3. Drug induced movement disorders
4. Cognitive side effects of medications
5. Iatrogenic seizures
6. Side effect of immunosuppressant therapies

Section 25. Psychiatric disorders
1. Depression
2. Bipolar disease
3. Panic disorder
4. Hyperventilation syndrome
5. Post-traumatic stress disorder
6. Phobias
7. Anxiety and OCD
8. Psychotic syndromes and schizophrenia
9. Conversion disorders
10. Personality disorders (borderline, somatoform, etc)
11. Substance abuse
12. ADD

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