Neurology Emergencies

Paperback | October 14, 2010

EditorJonathan A. Edlow, Magdy H. Selim

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This compact handbook provides all the essential specific steps for assessment and management of emergencies in neurology. Edited by an emergency medicine physician and a neurologist, these chapters are easy to review during or after a busy shift. Focus is placed on the acute patient with bothcommon and complex neurological presentations. Also covered are specific, diagnosis-based problems, including traumatic brain injury, stroke, and seizures. Each chapter is filled with relevant computed tomography, magnetic resonance, and vascular studies, as well as many other images, algorithms,and tables. Neurology Emergencies will prove invaluable not only to busy residents in emergency and internal medicine, family practice and neurology, but also medical students who want to excel. This reference guide will also benefit hospitalists and attendings who care for patients with acuteneurological problems.

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This compact handbook provides all the essential specific steps for assessment and management of emergencies in neurology. Edited by an emergency medicine physician and a neurologist, these chapters are easy to review during or after a busy shift. Focus is placed on the acute patient with bothcommon and complex neurological presentatio...

Jonathan Edlow is Associate Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Magdy Selim is Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical C...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7 × 4 × 0.68 inPublished:October 14, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195388585

ISBN - 13:9780195388589

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Table of Contents

1. Jonathan A. Edlow and Magdy H. Selim: Approach to the Neurological Patient2. Jonathan A. Edlow and Magdy H. Selim: Presenting Symptoms3. Radoslav Raychev, Sidney Starkman, and David S. Liebeskind: Vascular Processes: Cerebral Ischemia4. Joshua N. Goldstein and Jonathan Rosand: Vascular Processes: Cerebral Hemorrhage5. Michael Ganetsky and Frank W. Drislane: Seizures6. Carl A. Germann and Nicholas Silvestri: Generalized Weakness7. J. Stephen Huff and Barnett R. Nathan: CNS Infections8. Jonathan A. Edlow and Magdy H. Selim: Selected Cranial and Peripheral Neuropathies9. Daniel C. McGillicuddy and John E. McGillicuddy: Traumatic Processes10. Scott A. Marshall, Hardin A. Pantle, and Romergryko G. Geocadin: Intracranial Pressure and Hydrocephalus