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Author Mayer, Stephan A., author.

Title On call neurology / Stephan A. Mayer, Randolph S. Marshall
Edition 4th edition
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier, [2021]


Description 1 online resource (xx, 555 pages) : illustrations
Series On call
On call series.
Contents Introduction -- Approach to the neurologic patient on call: history taking, differential diagnosis, and anatomic localization -- The neurologic examination -- Diagnostic studies -- Patient-related problems: the common calls -- Acute seizures and status epilepticus -- Stupor and coma -- Acute stroke -- Spinal cord compression -- Delirium and amnesia -- Head injury -- Focal mass lesions -- Ataxia and gait failure -- Acute visual disturbances -- Increased intracranial pressure -- Dizziness and vertigo -- Headache -- Neuromuscular respiratory failure -- Syncope -- Pain syndromes -- Brain death -- Selected neurologic disorders -- Nerve and muscle diseases -- Demyelinating and inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system -- Infections of the central nervous system -- Neuro-oncology -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Movement disorders -- Epilepsy and seizure disorders -- Pediatric neurology -- Dementia -- Appendices -- On-call formulary
Summary Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this popular reference covers the common problems you'll encounter while on call in the hospital. On Call Neurology, 4th Edition, by Drs. Randolph S. Marshall and Stephan A. Mayer, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You'll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication. Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate key information quickly. Provides updated content and references, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information. Includes the latest information on headache, demyelinating diseases, infections of the central nervous system, dementia, and more. Highlights critical information, reducing the likelihood of error. Provides an updated On Call Formulary covering the most common neurologic medications. Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from resource home page (R2 Digital Library, viewed March 31, 2020)
Subject Neurology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Neurological emergencies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical emergencies.
Nervous System Diseases -- therapy
Nervous System Diseases -- diagnosis
Neurology -- methods
Medical emergencies
Neurological emergencies
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, Randolph S., author.
ISBN 0323611001
Other Titles Neurology