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Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology - 8th edition

Adams and Victor`s Principles of Neurology (ISBN10: 0071469710; ISBN13: 9780071469715)
ISBN13: 978-0071469715
ISBN10: 0071469710


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 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.
Key Features:
  • 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 less

Edition/Copyright: 8TH 05
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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