Neurology board review : questions and answers by Amy McGregor

By Amy McGregor

Neurology Board evaluation: Questions and Answers is a simple to learn advisor that used to be created to organize the reader for the yankee Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification and recertification tests. It used to be particularly designed to hide the subjects indexed within the ABPN content material define, which may be utilized in tandem with this e-book, and comprises questions on fresh perform parameters released via the yank Academy of Neurology. Formatted in a hassle-free method, using case-based and a number of selection questions, this publication promotes absorption of key proof and neurological ideas fast and on-the-go.

This authoritative source presents an in-depth examine simple neuroscience, severe care and trauma, cerebrovascular illnesses, move issues, neuromuscular illnesses, psychiatry, behavioral neurology, medical neurophysiology, complications and discomfort, metabolic problems, pediatric neurology and sleep problems. With over 1,000 questions, Neurology Board Review illustrates key ideas utilizing brief and pithy causes; together with informative illustrations, descriptive tables, and a listing of additional readings on the finish of every part. this can be the appropriate learn reduction for citizens and neurologists alike.

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Intracranial pressure monitoring 1. A 15-​year-​old boy was struck in the head by a baseball. He briefly lost consciousness when it occurred but then recovered. In the emergency department, he begins to become confused and drowsy and then vomits repeatedly. Which of the following has most likely occurred? A. B. C. D. 6. In the context of increased ICP and the Monro-​Kellie hypothesis, which of the following is usually the most important blood volume regulator? Arteriolar oxygen B. Arteriolar carbon dioxide C.

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