Brains Diseases of the Nervous System by Michael Donaghy

Brains Diseases of the Nervous System

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The twelfth edition of this classic neurology textbook builds on the success of the previous editions, including further contributions from highly experienced and well established authorities in their fields. As in previous editions the book is arranged by disorder to provide detailedcoverage of the full range of major neurological conditions. There are various new and revised sections, including an updated section on genetics and on developmental neurology, and the introductory chapters have been re-organised and substantially re-written. Extensively referenced and in onecomplete and comprehensive volume, this new edition continues to be the definitive guide to clinical neurology.

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Michael Donaghy is a Reader in Clinical Neurology and Consultant Neurologist at John Radcliffe Hospital and the University of Oxford, UK.
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Title:Brains Diseases of the Nervous SystemFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1376 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.09 inPublished:March 26, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198569386

ISBN - 13:9780198569381

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. A history of neurological diagnosis2. Clinical diagnosis3. Investigation and techniques4. Psychologically determined disorders5. Toxic and environmental disorders6. Rehabilitation of patients with neurological disordersDevelopmental Neurology7. Clinical approach to developmental neurology8. Development, degeneration, and regeneration9. Developmental disorders10. Neurometabolic disorders11. Neurocutaneous syndromesDisorders of the special senses12. Abnormal vision13. Oculomotor disorders14. Deafness15. Vertigo and imbalance16. Abnormalities of smell and tastePain17. Neuropathic pain18. Headache19. Cranifacial painNerve and muscle disease20. Lower cranial nerves and dysphagia21. Polyneuropathy22. Focal peripheral neuropathy23. The motor neuron diseases24. Muscle diseaseStructural disease affecting brain, spinal cord and nerve roots25. Head injury26. Raised intracranial pressure, cerebral oedema and hydrocephalus27. Tumours of the brain and skull28. Spinal cord disorders29. Cauda equina, spinal roots and sphincter controlSeizures, and alterations of consciousness and thought30. Seizures and related disorders in children31. Seizures, epilepsy and other episodic disorders32. Sleep and sleep disorders33. Coma34. Neuropsychological disorders, dementia and behavioural neurologyVascular, demyelinating, inflammatory, and degenerative disorders of the brain35. Stroke, transient ischaemic attacks, and intracranial venous thrombosis36. Vasculitis and collagen vascular disorders37. Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases38. Paraneoplastic disorders and neuroimmunology39. Tremor, ataxia, and cerebellar disorders40. Movement disordersNeurological infection41. Meningitis42. Encephalitis and other brain infections43. Complications of systemic infections and immunizations