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Crash Course Neurology
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Crash Course - your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success. A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated - with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors - those who understand what is essential for exam success - with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust. Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package. Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today's medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of neurology will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you!?? Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-m moires - distilled wisdom from those in the know Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats - confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast


Section 1: History, Examination and Common Investigations Chapter 1. Taking a History Chapter 2. The Neurological Examination Chapter 3. Further Investigations Section 2: The Patient Presents With: Chapter 4. Disturbances of Consciousness Chapter 5. Disorders of Higher Cerebral Function Chapter 6. Headache Chapter 7. Disorders of Smell and Taste Chapter 8. Visual Impairment Chapter 9. Disorders of the Pupils and Eye Movements Chapter 10. Facial Sensory Loss and Weakness Chapter 11. Deafness, Tinnitus and Vertigo Chapter 12. Dysarthria, Dysphonia and Dysphagia Chapter 13. Cerebellar Dysfunction Chapter 14. Movement Disorders Chapter 15. Limb Weakness Chapter 16. Limb Sensory Symptoms Chapter 17. Disorders of Gait Section 3: Diseases and Disorders Chapter 18. Dementia Chapter 19. Epilepsy Chapter 20. Parkinson's disease, other extrapyramidal disorders, and myoclonus Chapter 21. Diseases Affecting the Spinal Cord (Myelopathy) Chapter 22. Motor Neuron Disease Chapter 23. Radiculopathy and Plexopathy Chapter 24. Disorders of the Peripheral Nerve Chapter 25. Disorders of the Neuromuscular junction Chapter 26. Disorders of skeletal muscle Chapter 27. Vascular Diseases of the Nervous System Chapter 28. Intracranial Tumours Chapter 29. Infections of the nervous system Chapter 30. Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 31. The Effects of Vitamin Deficiencies and Toxins on the Nervous System Chapter 32. Autoimmune conditions affecting the Nervous System Chapter 33. Hereditary Conditions Affecting the Nervous System


ISBN-13: 9780702073854
Publisher: Elsevier (Elsevier - Health Sciences Division)
Publication date: December, 2018
Pages: 288
Weight: 571g
Availability: Available
Subcategories: Neurology
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