The Art and Science of Neurology is an authoritative, insiders perspective on the various challenges in this field of medicine and the key qualities necessary to become a successful practitioner. Featuring some of the nations leading neurologists, this book provides a candid look at the field of neurologyacademic, surgical, and clinicaland a glimpse into the future of a dynamic practice that requires excellent interpersonal skills and meticulous observation abilities. As they reveal the secrets to staying on top of new medical breakthroughs, these authorities offer practical and adaptable strategies for excellence. From the importance of soliciting a thorough medical history to the challenges of treating diseases such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons, these doctors articulate the finer points of a profession focused on seeking cures to some of the most debilitating disorders of the central nervous system. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great innovative minds of today, as experts offer up their thoughts around the keys to mastering this fine craftin which one must understand the complex computer that is the human brain.