A new take on the classic, definitive text on the full spectrum of neurology. Reflecting a modern approach to neurology, Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology, 8/e new format highlights a more complete and accessible approaches to treatment and clinical management strategies. This thoroughly revised edition features more coverage of treatment a...show morend neuroimaging, renown signs and symptoms sections integrated throughout, and over 800 illustrations.
New to this Edition
1. Expanded coverage of treatment--including specific treatment/clinical management boxes included in each disease-based chapter(Will include novel drug treatments for chronic migraines and Parkinson's disease).
2. Many more examples of neuroimaging(PET scans will illustrate functional changes of the brain during stroke and epileptic seizure. Many CT scans showing the various array of brain tumor entities.)
3. More tables--detailing salient diagnostic features and differential diagnoses
4. New chapter on molecular mechanisms of disease and molecular and genetic diagnostic techniques
5. More comprehensive and current chapters on neuromuscular and peripheral nerve disorders
6. More graphics to offset dense appearance of current edition--Will include many new figures depicting nerve/muscle innervations and synaptic tangles that will aid in the understanding of disease.
7. Inclusion of second-color. Used didactically to highlight EEG tracings and molecular pathways of disease.
1. Most cohesive and consistent approach to clinical management--Still considered the most readable book in the literature.
2. Very scholarly approach--Provides reader with a very thorough overview of each and every neurologic illness
3. Not an eclectic reference--a committed, opinionated stance is taken on each topic.
4. Comprehensive coverage of all primary and secondary neurologic illnesses and disease symptomalogy.
5. Sections on signs and symptoms ''reads'' like a virtual grand rounds in neurology
Edition/Copyright:8TH 05 Cover: Hardback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Year Published: 2005 International: No
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Part 1: THE CLINICAL METHOD OF NEUROLOGY
Chapter 1: Approach to the Patient with Neurologic Disease Chapter 2: Special Techniques for Neurologic Diagnosis
Part 2: CARDINAL MANIFESTATIONS OF NEUROLOGIC DISEASE
Section 1: Disorders of Motility Chapter 3: Motor Paralysis Chapter 4: Abnormalities of Movement and Posture Due to Disease of the Basal Ganglia Chapter 5: Incoordination and Other Disorders of Cerebellar Function Chapter 6: Tremor, Myoclonus, Focal Dystonias, and Tics Chapter 7: Disorders of Stance and Gait Section 2: Pain and Other Disorders of Somatic Sensation, Headache, and Backache Chapter 8: Pain Chapter 9: Other Somatic Sensation Chapter 10: Headache and Other Craniofacial Pains Chapter 11: Pain in the Back, Neck, and Extremities Section 3: Disorders of the Special Senses Chapter 12: Disorders of Smell and Taste. Chapter 13: Disturbances of Vision Chapter 14: Disorders of Ocular Movement and Pupillary Function Chapter 15: Deafness, Dizziness, and Disorders of Equilibrium Section 4: Epilepsy and Disorders of Consciousness Chapter 16: Epilepsy and Other Seizure Disorders Chapter 17: Coma and Related Disorders of Consciousness Chapter 18: Faintness and Syncope Chapter 19: Sleep and Its Abnormalities Section 5: Derangements of Intellect, Behavior, and Language Due to Diffuse and Focal Cerebral Disease Chapter 20: Delirium and Other Acute Confusional States Chapter 21: Dementia and the Amnesic (Korsakoff) Syndrome Chapter 22: Neurologic Disorders Caused NEUROLOGIC in Particular Parts of the Cerebrum Chapter 23: Disorders of Speech and Language Section 6: Disorders of Energy, Mood, and Autonomic, and Endocrine Functions Chapter 24: Fatigue, Asthenia, Anxiety, and Depressive Reactions Chapter 25: The Limbic Lobes and the Neurology of Emotion Chapter 26: Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System, Respiration, and Swallowing Chapter 27: The Hypothalamus and Neuroendocrine Disorders
Part 3: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND THE NEUROLOGY OF AGING
Chapter 28: Normal Development and Deviations in Development of the Nervous System Chapter 29: The Neurology of Aging
Part 4: THE MAJOR CATEGORIES OF NEUROLOGIC DISEASE
Chapter 30: Disturbances of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Its Circulation, including Hydrocephalus, Pseudotumor Cerebri, and Low-Pressure Syndromes Chapter 31: Intracranial Neoplasms and Paraneoplastic Disorders Chapter 32: Infections of the Nervous System (Bacterial, Fungal, Spirochetal, Parasitic) and Sarcoidosis Chapter 33: Viral Infections of the Nervous System, Chronic Meningitis, and Prion Diseases Chapter 34: Cerebrovascular Diseases Chapter 35: Craniocerebral Trauma Chapter 36: Multiple Sclerosis and Allied Demyelinative Diseases Chapter 37: The Inherited Metabolic Diseases of the Nervous System Chapter 38: Developmental Diseases of the Nervous System Chapter 39: Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System Chapter 40: The Acquired Metabolic Disorders of the Nervous System Chapter 41: Diseases of the Nervous System Due to Nutritional Deficiency Chapter 42: Alcohol and Alcoholism Chapter 43: Disorders of the Nervous System Due to Drugs, Toxins, and Other Chemical Agents
Part 5: DISEASES OF SPINAL CORD, PERIPHERAL NERVE, AND MUSCLE
Chapter 44: Diseases of the Spinal Cord Chapter 45: Electrophysiologic and Laboratory Aids in the Diagnosis of Neuromuscular Disease Chapter 46: Diseases of the Peripheral Nerves Chapter 47: Diseases of the Cranial Nerves Chapter 48: Principles of Clinical Myology: Diagnosis and Classification of Diseases of Muscle and Neuromuscular Function Chapter 49: The Inflammatory Myopathies Chapter 50: The Muscular Dystrophies Chapter 51: The Metabolic and Toxic Myopathies Chapter 52: The Congenital Neuromuscular Disorders Chapter 53: Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction Chapter 54: The Periodic Paralyses and Hereditary, Nondystrophic Myotonias Chapter 55: Disorders of Muscle Characterized by Cramp, Spasm, Pain, and Localized Masses
Part 6: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
Chapter 56: The Neuroses and Personality Disorders Chapter 57: Reactive Depression, Endogenous Depression, and Manic-Depressive Disease Chapter 58: The Schizophrenias and Paranoid States
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