Neurology in Clinical Practice Principles of Diagnosis and by Walter G. Bradley, etc.

By Walter G. Bradley, etc.

This vintage textual content is extensively considered as the world's definitive and authoritative neurology reference. With state of the art causes of basic neurologic rules and suitable neuroscience, the booklet offers event ways to the analysis and administration of the total spectrum of neurologic issues. The 4th variation contains brand-new assurance of mitochondriopathies...channelopathies...neurologic issues of pediatric HIV and AIDS...and even more. It additionally gains forty% new contributors--to make sure that the main complex and leading edge medical views remain good represented. And, just like the prior version, it truly is supported through a significant other website that offers the total contents of the broadcast booklet in an simply searchable format...continuous content material updates...video clips and full-color photos...links to similar resources...and hyperlinks to abstracts for plenty of of its references.

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These chapters describe how an experienced neurologist approaches common presenting problems, such as a movement disorder, a speech disturbance, or diplopia, to arrive at the correct diagnosis. Part II of this book comprises rhe major fields of investigation and management of neurological disease. Part III provides a compendium of the neurological diseases themselves. REFERENCES Brazis, P. , Masdeu, J, C, & Biller, J. 1996, Localization in Clinical Neurology, 3rd cd, Little Brown, Boston DeMycr, W.

F. 1992, The Neurological Examination, 5th ed, Lippincort Raven, Philadelphia Marsden, C. D. J. 1997, Clinical Neurology, Edward Arnold, London Plum, F. &C Posner, J. B. 19K2, The Diagnosis of Stupor and Coma, 3rd ed, Davis, Philadelphia Rolak, L. A. (ed) 2001, Neurology Secrets, 3rd cd, Hanley & Bdfus, Philadelphia Swaiman, K. F. 1994, Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practices, 2nd cd, Mosby, St. Louis ) Chapter 2 Episodic Impairment of Consciousness Joseph Bruni Syncope History and Physical Examination Causes of Syncope Miscellaneous Causes of Syncope Investigations of 1'aticnts with Syncope Seizures Hisroty and Physical Examination 11 12 13 16 17 17 17 Temporary loss of consciousness may be caused by impaired cerebral perfusion (syncope, fainting), cerebral ischemia, migraine, epileptic seizures, metabolic disturbances, sudden increases in intracranial pressure, or sleep disorders.

Both congenital and acquired conditions may be causal. Tetralogy of Fallot, the most common congenital malformation causing syncope, does so by producing hypoxia caused by right-to-left shunting. EPISODIC IMPAIRMENT OF CONSCIOUSNESS Other congenital conditions associated with cyanotic heart disease may also cause syncope. Ischemic heart disease and myocardial infarction, aortic stenosis, idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, pulmonary hypertension, and other causes of obstruction of pulmonary outflow, atrial myxoma, and cardiac tamponade may sufficiently impair cardiac output to cause syncope.

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