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Author Manji, Hadi
Title Oxford Handbook of Neurology
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Descript 1 online resource (571 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Symbols and abbreviations -- 1 Neurological history and examination -- Principles of neurological history taking -- The general examination -- Cranial nerve 1 (olfactory nerve) -- Cranial nerve 2 (optic nerve and visual pathway) -- Cranial nerves 3 (oculomotor), 4 (trochlear), and 6 (abducens) -- Cranial nerves 5 and 7-12 -- Examination of the upper and lower limbs -- Bedside cognitive testing, including language -- The mini-mental state examination (MMSE) -- 2 Neuroanatomy -- The cranial cavity -- Dermatomes of the upper and lower limbs -- Innervation of the upper limbs -- Innervation of the lower limbs -- Cross-sections of the brain and spinal cord -- 3 Common clinical presentations -- Loss of consciousness -- Acute vertigo -- Acute headache (thunderclap headache) -- Acute neuromuscular weakness -- Acute focal neurological syndromes -- Spastic paraparesis -- Ataxia -- Acute visual failure -- Coma -- Coma prognosis -- Excessive daytime sleepiness -- Tremor -- Tics -- Chorea and athetosis -- Myoclonus -- Dystonia -- 4 Neurological disorders -- Cerebrovascular disease: stroke -- Management of stroke -- Prevention of ischaemic stroke -- Cerebral venous thrombosis -- Images in cerebrovascular disease -- Dementia: introduction -- Alzheimer's disease -- Frontotemporal dementia -- Other dementias -- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) -- Epilepsy: introduction -- Management of epilepsy -- Women and epilepsy -- Seizures versus dissociative non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD) or pseudoseizures -- Management of status epilepticus -- Headache: migraine-introduction and clinical features -- Migraine: differential diagnosis, investigations, and IHS criteria -- Management of acute migraine: the stepped care regimen -- Management of migraine prophylaxis -- Migraine and women -- Primary short-lasting headaches -- Cluster headache
Trigeminal neuralgia -- Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) -- Parkinsonism and Parkinson's disease (PD): introduction -- Clinical features of parkinsonism and PD -- Differential diagnosis of PD and investigation -- Drug-induced parkinsonism -- Medical management of PD -- Surgical treatment of PD -- Management of other problems in PD -- Multiple system atrophy (MSA) -- Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) -- Corticobasal degeneration (CBD) -- Peripheral nerve disorders: introduction and clinical approach -- Diagnosis of peripheral nerve disorders -- Investigations in peripheral nerve disorders -- Diabetic neuropathies -- Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) -- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) -- Multifocal motor neuropathy with conduction block (MMN-CB) -- Vasculitic neuropathy -- Muscle disorders: classification and features -- Muscle disorders: investigations -- Dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and inclusion body myositis -- Motor neuron disease: introductions and clinical features -- Motor neuron disease: investigations and management -- Multiple sclerosis: introduction and clinical features -- Multiple sclerosis: investigations and diagnosis -- Multiple sclerosis: management -- Myasthenia gravis: introduction, clinical features, and investigations -- Myasthenia gravis: management -- Paraneoplastic disorders: introduction -- Paraneoplastic syndromes: central nervous system -- Paraneoplastic syndromes: peripheral nervous system -- Paraneoplastic syndromes: investigations and management -- Vertigo, dizziness, and unsteadiness: introduction -- Dizziness, unsteadiness, or 'off balance': neurological causes -- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) -- Dizzyness, unsteadiness, or 'off balance': non-neurological causes -- Neurogenetic disorders: introduction -- Hereditary ataxias -- Genetic neuropathies -- Inherited myopathies
Myotonic dystrophy (MD) -- Inherited movement disorders -- Inherited mitochondrial disorders -- Inherited dementias -- Inherited neurocutaneous syndromes -- Hereditary metabolic diseases -- Infectious disease: bacterial meningitis -- Viral encephalitis -- Neurology of HIV/AIDS: introduction -- Neurological disorders due to HIV -- Opportunistic infections associated with HIV -- MRI images in infectious diseases -- Lumbar puncture -- Intravenous immunoglobulin (IV Ig) -- Diagnosis of brainstem death -- 5 Neurosurgery -- Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) -- Imaging of SAH: examples -- Spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) -- Imaging of ICH: examples -- Cerebral aneurysms -- Cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVM) -- Cavernous haemangioma (cavernoma) and developmental venous anomaly (DVA) -- Dural arteriovenous fistulae (dAVF) -- Hydrocephalus -- Complications of shunts -- Intracranial tumours -- Intracranial tumours: management of specific tumours -- Imaging of intracranial tumours: examples -- Imaging of spinal tumours: examples -- Head injuries (HI) -- Management of specific head injuries -- Imaging of head injuries: examples -- Spinal injuries -- Imaging spinal injuries: examples -- Degenerative spinal conditions: cervical spine -- Degenerative spinal conditions: thoracic and lumbar spine -- Imaging of degenerative spinal conditions: examples -- Developmental abnormalities -- Imaging of developmental abnormalities: examples -- Syringomyelia -- 6 Clinical neurophysiology -- Introduction -- Electroencephalography (EEG): introduction -- EEG: use and abuse -- EEG: abnormal rhythms -- EEG and epilepsy -- EEG and diffuse cerebral dysfunction -- EEG in the intensive care unit -- Technical summary of nerve conduction studies (NCS) -- Peripheral nerve disorders: NCS abnormalities -- Technical summary of needle electromyography (EMG)
Needle EMG: patterns of abnormality -- NCS and needle EMG findings in myopathies and motor axonal loss -- NCS and needle EMG findings in Guillain-Barré syndrome -- NCS and needle EMG findings in neuromuscular transmission disorders -- Visual evoked responses (VERs) -- Somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) -- Brainstem auditory evoked responses (BAERs) -- Normal values in clinical neurophysiology -- 7 Neuroradiology -- Techniques in diagnostic radiology -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Subarachnoid haemorrhage -- Intracerebral haemorrhage -- Guidelines for head injury -- Imaging strategies for cervical spine trauma -- Guidelines for the neuroradiology of tumours -- CNS infections -- Appendices -- 1 Neurological disability scales -- 2 Clinical pearls -- 3 Neurological eponyms -- 4 Useful websites -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X
The Oxford Handbook of Neurology is a practical and concise, quick reference guide for use on the ward and in clinical settings. It includes a wealth of information and invaluable clinical guidance passed down by generations of neurologists, but not often available in textbooks.The first section deals with taking a neurological history and examination, including the skills necessary to make a neurological assessment. The second section serves as a useful reference of neuroanatomy with neurological diagrams of the brachial and lumbosacral plexuses as well as the individual peripheral nerves in the limbs, dermatomes and cross-sectional views of the brain stem and skull. Section three outlines differential diagnoses and investigations for common neurologicalpresentations such as headache, loss of consciousness and acute focal neurological deficit. The fourth section covers prevalence, pathophysiology, clinical features, investigations and management of neurological conditions including stroke, epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. Further sections deal with head injury,tumours, neuroradiology, and neurophysiology including EEG, nerve conduction tests, EMG, and evoked potentials giving indications and abnormalities. The handbook also contains useful guidelines, laboratory tests and how to interpret results, information on patient support groups, neurological eponyms, useful addresses and neurological disability scales in common use.This is the essential handbook for neurologists in training and in practice, and all those involved in the care of patients with neurological disorders. It should find a place in the hands of all those caring for neurological patients
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Manji, Hadi Oxford Handbook of Neurology Oxford : Oxford University Press,c2006 9780198509738
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