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Title Decision-making in adult neurology / [edited by] Brett L. Cucchiara, Raymond S. Price
Published St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2021]
©2021

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 265 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Initial headache -- Chronic headache -- Neck pain -- Low back pain -- Aphasia -- Chronic cognitive decline -- Acute memory loss -- Chronic memory loss -- Rapidly progressive dementia -- Delirium -- Coma -- Transient visual loss -- Visual field loss -- Visual hallucinations -- Ptosis -- Pupillary asymmetry (anisocoria) -- Diplopia -- Nystagmus -- Facial weakness -- Acute vertigo -- Recurrent episodic dizziness -- Hearing loss -- Pulsatile tinnitus -- Dysarthria -- Proximal weakness -- Wrist drop -- Unilateral hand weakness -- Unilateral hand numbness -- Knee extension weakness -- Unilateral foot drop -- Fasciculations -- Sensory disturbance: pain and temperature -- Sensory disturbance: vibration and proprioception -- Hyperreflexia and hyporeflexia -- Multiple cranial neuropathies -- Ataxia -- Difficulty walking -- Bladder dysfunction -- Transient loss of consciousness -- Transient ischemic attack -- Acute ischemic stroke -- Malignant middle cerebral artery infarction -- Large cerebellar infarction -- Prevention of recurrent ischemic stroke -- Ischemic stroke in the young -- Patent foramen ovale and ischemic stroke -- Spinal cord infarction -- Asymptomatic carotid stenosis -- Preoperative neurovascular (carotid) clearance -- Acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage -- Intracerebral hemorrhage in the young -- Intracerebral hemorrhage due to anticoagulant therapy -- Restarting antithrombotic therapy after intracerebral hemorrhage -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Unruptured intracranial aneurysm -- Vascular malformations -- Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis -- Brain death -- Management of increased intracranial pressure -- Management of neuromuscular respiratory failure -- Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity -- Traumatic brain injury -- Concussion -- Postconcussive syndrome -- Migraine headache: acute treatment -- Migraine headache: prophylactic treatment -- Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias: treatment -- Trigeminal neuralgia -- Intracranial hypotension -- Evaluation of adult with first seizure -- Initial treatment of epilepsy -- Drug-resistant epilepsy -- Antiepileptic drug selection -- Status epilepticus -- Management of comorbidities in patients with epilepsy -- EEG interpretation -- Hypersomnia -- Insomnia -- Restless legs syndrome -- Parasomnias -- Abnormal involuntary movements -- Chorea -- Tremor -- Treatment of essential tremor -- Treatment of Parkinson's disease -- Treatment of dystonia -- Treatment of tics -- Electromyography and nerve conduction studies -- Distal symmetric polyneuropathy -- Demyelinating neuropathies -- Paraprotein-associated neuropathies -- Mononeuropathy multiplex -- Carpal tunnel syndrome -- Brachial plexus syndromes -- Lumbosacral plexus syndromes -- Motor neuron disease -- Myasthenia gravis: diagnosis -- Myasthenia gravis: treatment -- Myopathy -- Myotonia -- Rhabdomyolysis -- Glioma -- Meningioma -- Paraneoplastic syndromes -- Encephalitis -- Acute meningitis -- Subacute and chronic meningitis -- Tuberculosis affecting the nervous system -- Neurosyphilis -- Lyme disease involving the nervous system (neuroborreliosis) -- Optic neuritis -- Treatment of multiple sclerosis -- Transverse myelitis -- Neurosarcoidosis -- Autoimmune encephalitis -- White matter lesions on magnetic resonance imaging -- Ring-enhancing lesions on magnetic resonance imaging -- Sellar lesions on magnetic resonance imaging -- Cerebellopontine angle mass lesions on magnetic resonance imaging,
Summary "Written by neurologists for neurologists, Decision-Making in Adult Neurology provides practical guidance when encountering patients whose clinical presentation is unfamiliar or complex, or whose treatment path is not completely certain. This useful handbook is filled with diagnostic and treatment algorithms that encourage you to think systematically and follow a logical sequence through the steps necessary for efficient and effective decision-making"--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from resource home page (ClinicalKey, viewed October 26, 2020)
Subject Nervous system -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Neurology.
Decision making.
Decision Making
Central Nervous System Diseases -- physiopathology
Central Nervous System Diseases -- rehabilitation
Neurology
decision making.
Decision making
Nervous system -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Neurology
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Cucchiara, Brett L., editor.
Price, Raymond S., editor.
ISBN 9780323733687
0323733689