Challenging Concepts in Neurology: Cases with Expert Commentary

Paperback | January 27, 2016

EditorKrishna Chinthapalli, Nadia Magdalinou, Nicholas Wood

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Part of the Challenging Concepts in series, this book is a case-based guide to challenging clinical scenarios in neurology, covering 25 sub-speciality areas of the neurology curriculum. Each chapter is based around a potential real-life case, which is used as a platform to discuss the subjectin a broader way and to explore the most up-to-date evidence regarding diagnosis and management. The book is written in a concise and easy to use format using "learning points", "clinical tips" and "evidence-base" boxes as well as an "expert commentary" written by an internationally renowned expertin the field. The editors, expert commentators, and contributors are drawn from the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) at Queen Square, which has a unique position in the field of Neurology as a tertiary referral centre of world renown.

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Part of the Challenging Concepts in series, this book is a case-based guide to challenging clinical scenarios in neurology, covering 25 sub-speciality areas of the neurology curriculum. Each chapter is based around a potential real-life case, which is used as a platform to discuss the subjectin a broader way and to explore the most up-...

Krishna Chinthapalli is a Clinical Research Associate for the Epilepsy department at the Institute of Neurology, UCL, UK. From 2009 to 2012, he was Honorary Clinical Fellow at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN), and from 2010 until 2014, he was Neurology Specialty Question Group examiner for the Royal College o...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pagesPublished:January 27, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199664773

ISBN - 13:9780199664771

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Table of Contents

1. Ruth Dobson and Gavin Giovannoni: Becoming blind in one eye: Neuromyelitis optica2. Anish N. Shah and Paul Riordan-Eva: Seeing double: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension3. Natalie S. Ryan and Martin N. Rossor: Recipes no longer a piece of cake: Posterior cortical atrophy4. Diego Kaski and Adolfo M. Bronstein: Getting your head out of a spin: Vestibular neuritis5. Benedict Daniel Michael, David Joel Stoeter, and Hadi Manji: A delayed diagnosis in delirium: HSV encephalitis6. Anna Sadnicka, Mark J. Edwards, and Kailash P. Bhatia: Writer's cramp: Dystonia7. Jonathan D. Virgo, Sui Wong, and Gordon T. Plant: Being moved to tears: Carotid-cavernous fistula8. William M. Stern and Jalesh Panicker: An urgent and frequent symptom: Neurogenic bladder9. Dipa Raja Rayan and Chris Turner: Not moving a muscle: Myotonic dystrophy10. Vino Siva, Marios C. Papadopoulos, and Daniel C. Walsh: A painful oculomotor nerve palsy: Subarachnoid haemorrhage11. Joel S. Winston and Sofia H. Eriksson: A complex sleep disorder: Disorders of sleep12. David Paling and Declan Chard: Symptoms come and go but the lesions get bigger: An unusual form of multiple sclerosis13. Krishna Chinthapalli and Graham Warner: Symptoms falling on deaf ears: Mitochondrial disorders14. Jennifer Spillane and Dimitri M. Kullmann: Difficulty breathing and moving: Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome15. Ross W. Paterson and Laszlo K. Sztriha: Paroxysmal sensory and motor events: Cerebral amyloid angiopathy16. Ignacio Rubio-Agusti and Robin Lachmann: Picking out an inherited disease: Adult onset Niemann-Pick type C17. Umesh Vivekananda and Dimitri M. Kullmann: A worsening acute psychosis: Antibody-mediated encephalitis18. Fiona Kennedy and Martin M. Brown: An unusual case of basilar stroke: Posterior circulation infarct19. Sara Ajina and Angela Gall: Will I walk again, doctor?: Spinal cord injury rehabilitation20. Karen M. Doherty and Henry Houlden: Parkinsonism with little response to levodopa: Multiple system atrophy21. Jan Novy, Krishna Chinthapalli, and Marco Mula: Non-convulsive status epilepticus22. Suchitra Chinthapalli and Edel O'Toole: A life-threatening drug reaction: Antiepileptic drug rashes