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Title Neurology emergencies / [edited by] Jonathan A. Edlow, Magdy H. Selim
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xv, 234 pages) : illustrations
Contents Approach to the neurological patient / Magdy H. Selim and Jonathan A. Edlow -- Presenting symptoms / Magdy H. Selim and Jonathan A. Edlow -- Cerebral ischemia / Radoslav Raychev, Sidney Starkman, and David S. Liebeskind -- Cerebral hemorrhage / Joshua N. Goldstein and Jonathan Rosand -- Seizures / Michael Ganetsky and Frank W. Drislane -- Generalized weakness / Carl A. Germann and Nicholas J. Silvestri -- CNS infections / J. Stephen Huff and Barnett R. Nathan -- Selected cranial and peripheral neuropathies / Magdy H. Selim and Jonathan A. Edlow -- Traumatic head indury / Daniel C. McGillicuddy and John E. McGillicuddy -- Intracranial pressure (ICP) and hydrocephalus / Scott A. Marshall, Hardin A. Pantle, and Romergryko G. Geocadin
Summary 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 both common 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 tab
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nervous system -- Diseases
Neurological intensive care.
Medical emergencies.
Diagnosis, Differential.
Central Nervous System Diseases -- diagnosis
Central Nervous System Diseases -- therapy
Diagnosis, Differential
Emergency Treatment -- methods
Neurologic Examination -- methods
Nervous System Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Diagnosis, Differential
Medical emergencies
Nervous system -- Diseases
Neurological intensive care
Form Electronic book
Author Edlow, Jonathan A
Selim, Magdy H
ISBN 9780199780440