Handbook of Neurological Therapy

Paperback | December 10, 2014

byCarlo Colosimo, Antonio Gil-Nagel, Nils Erik Gilhus

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This is a practical book on neurological therapy. It is aimed at giving concise and updated answers to busy practicing clinicians in the clinic, ward or emergency department. An evidence-based approach is used, but when there is no evidence or the data are inconclusive, an expert opinion isalways being given in order to meet the expectations of the reader. All neurological conditions (common and less common) are discussed; each chapter has a similar format, and contains an initial brief introduction on the epidemiology and clinical features of each disease. The therapy is thendiscussed, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological, with wide use of Tables and Figures (flowcharts are also included in most of the chapters).

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This is a practical book on neurological therapy. It is aimed at giving concise and updated answers to busy practicing clinicians in the clinic, ward or emergency department. An evidence-based approach is used, but when there is no evidence or the data are inconclusive, an expert opinion isalways being given in order to meet the expect...

Carlo Colosimo is MD in the Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche at Universita La Sapienza in Italy.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:December 10, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199862923

ISBN - 13:9780199862924

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PrefaceSection I - Headache and facial Pain1. Inna Keselman, Alan Rapoport: Primary headache2. Inna Keselman, Alan Rapoport: Secondary headache3. Inna Keselman, Alan Rapoport: Facial Pain4. Inna Keselman, Alan Rapoport: Childhood headacheSection II - Cerebrovascular Disorders5. Comana Cioroiu, Olajide Williams: Transient Ischemic Attacks6. Joshua Z Willey: Acute Ischemic Stroke7. Aaron Sylvan Lord, Olajide Williams: Intracerebral Hemorrhage8. Sachin Agarwal, Neha Dangayach: Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage9. Christopher P. Kellner, Brendan Scully, E. Sander Connolly, Jr: Subdural and Epidural Hemorrhage10. Marco A. Gonzalez Castellon: Cerebral Venous ThrombosisSection III - Epilepsy and syncope11. Rafael Toledano, Antonio Gil-Nagel: Seizures and Epilepsy in adults and children12. Luisa Sambati and Pietro Cortelli: SyncopeSection IV - Sleep Disorders13. Juan A. Pareja and Teresa Montojo: Insomnia14. Juan A. Pareja: Parasomnias15. Juan A. Pareja: Sleep-Related Movement Disorders16. Juan A. Pareja: HypersomniaSection V - Neuromuscular Diseases17. Ole-Bjorn Tysnes: Motor neuron disease18. Christian Vedeler: Acute and chronic Neuropathies19. Nils Erik Gilhus: Neuromuscular junction disorders20. Laurence Bindoff: MyopathiesSection VI - Toxic21. Christina Ulane, Olajide Williams: Toxic and iatrogenic neurological disorders22. Christina Ulane, Olajide Williams: Metabolic neurological disordersSection VII - Infections of the Central Nervous System23. Miguel Valdes-Sueiras and Elyse J. Singer: Bacterial meningitis24. Miguel Valdes-Sueiras and Elyse J. Singer: Other meningitis25. Miguel Valdes-Sueiras and Elyse J. Singer: Infectious Encephalitis and MyelitisSection VIII - Multiple Sclerosis and related disorders26. Kjell-Morten Myhr: Multiple sclerosis27. Kjell-Morten Myhr: Neuromyelitis opticaSection IX - Movement Disorders and Dementia28. Carlo Colosimo, Luca Marsili: Parkinson's Disease29. Luca Marsili, Carlo Colosimo: Atypical and Secondary parkinsonism30. Carlo Colosimo, MC Martinez-Torrens, Luc Marsili: Hyperkinetic movement disorders31. Luca Marsili, Carlo Colosimo: Cerebellar Ataxia32. Alessandro Padovani and Barbara Borroni: DementiaSection X - Central nervous system tumors33. Paola Gaviani, Andra Salmaggi, and Antonio Silvani: Low grade Gliomas34. Andrea Salmaggi, Anna Fiumani, and Antonio Silvani: High grade Gliomas35. Paola Gaviani, Andrea Salmaggi, and Antonio Silvani: Gliomatosis cerebri36. Andrea Saladino: Pituitary Adenomas37. Antonio Silvani, Andrea Salmaggi, Paola Gaviani: Germ Cell Tumors38. Antonio Silvani, Paola Gaviani, Andrea Salmaggi: Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma39. Veronica Biassoni, Cecilia Casali, Elisabetta Schiavello, Francesco DiMeco, and Maura Massimino: Brain Tumors in Childhood40. Anna Fiumani and Andrea Salmaggi: Metastatic Brain disease