Neurologic Emergencies Hardback
Complete guidance on how to diagnose and treat neurologic emergencies in any acute care setting!"This is an excellent, easy to read, concise review of common presenting neurological symptoms that are often encountered in the emergency department or hospital.
The practical nature of this book is evident as the chapters are presented according to patient symptomatology instead of neurological entities. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review ServiceUniquely organized by presenting complaint, Neurologic Emergencies helps you quickly identify, evaluate, stabilize, treat, and manage the full range of neurologic symptoms--from dizziness to trauma.
Striking the perfect balance between thoroughness and readability, this trusted classic delivers the authoritative guidance you need to ensure the best possible outcomes possible for patients presenting with neurologic emergencies.
The Third Edition has been updated with a valuable primer on neuroimaging technologies and includes the latest evidence-based treatment strategies and expert advice. Features:Organized by presenting symptoms, rather than by disease, for unmatched clinical relevanceWritten by a team of authors highly experienced in managing patients with neurologic complaintsNumerous algorithms and tables offer immediate access to critical informationEmphasizes patient history, physical exam, and rapid assessmentEverything you need to know in the acute care setting:Review of Basic Neuroanatomy,Neuroimaging,Evaluation of a Neurologic Complaint,Altered States of Consciousness and Coma,Acute Focal Neurological Deficit,Acute Weakness,Movement Disorders, Headache;Acute Double Vision, Blindness, and Abnormal Pupils;Neurologic Trauma,Psychogenic Neurologic Problems,Seizures,Syncope,The Dizzy Patient,Neck and Back Pain
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 396 pages, 50 Illustrations, unspecified
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Publication Date: 19/04/2010
- Category: Neurology & clinical neurophysiology
- ISBN: 9780071635219
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