More Details about Neurology for the Non-Neurologist 6th Edition

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PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearJuly 2010


Neurology for the Non-Neurologist, Sixth Edition is a practical guide for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other non-neurologist clinicians who encounter patients with neurologic problems. The book begins with overviews of neurologic symptoms, the neurologic examination, diagnostic tests, and neuroradiology, and then covers the full range of neurologic disorders that non-neurologists encounter. Chapters follow a consistent structure with key elements highlighted for quick scanning. Each chapter begins with Key Points and includes Special Clinical Points interspersed with the text to focus readers on the most crucial details. The authors alert readers to Special Considerations in the Hospitalized Patient and When a Non-neurologist Should Consider Referring to a Neurologist. Each chapter ends with an Always Remember section emphasizing the most important practical issues and a series of self-study questions.

Key Features:-

  • Covers the major neurologic disorders with attention to the more commonly encountered diseases, but
  • Begins with overview chapters on neurologic symptoms, the neurologic examination, diagnostic tests,
  • Covers all major neurologic dilemmas that non-neurologists will encounter, ranging from epilepsy; de
  • Several chapters focus on patient complaints such as vertigo and dizziness, headaches, low back pain
  • Includes chapters on behavioral neurology, drug-induced disorders, medical-legal issues, neurologic
  • Chapters follow a consistent template with key elements clearly highlighted for quick scanning: -- K