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Emergency Neurology

Emergency Neurology
Principles and Practice

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Thomas F. Scott, Andrew L. Goldberg, Thomas J. Fix, Ivo Drury, Ahmad Beydoun, James P. Valeriano, Douglas J. Gelb, James W. Albers, John J. Wald, Neil T. Shepard, Navin K. Varma, J. Stephen Huff, William J. Brady, Ashok Harwani, William D. Fales, George A. Small, Lynn Brown, Kevin M. Kelly, Steven A. Telian, Jerald A. Solot, Jon Brillman, Kathleen Cowling, Paul Blackburn, Oliver W. Hayes, Greg Fermann, Earl J. Reisdorff, Michael R. Frankel, Marc Chimowitz, Sid M. Shah, Roger L. Albin, Robert G. Kaniecki, L. R. Searls, Danielle Ray, Judith L. Heidebrink, Norman L. Foster, Herbert B. Newton, Craig A. Taylor, Barbara C. Good, Kevin J. Gingrich, Amy Blasen, Ron Jakubiak, Eric Eggenberger, Marsha D. Rappley, Henry R. Landsgaard, A. Sinan Baran, Patricia Lanter, Brian Zink, Charles H. Bill II, Ario Keyarash, Mark Baratz, David Rossi, David Overton, Stephen Guertin, Jane L. Turner, Imad Jarjour, Rae R. Hanson, Mary Hughes, Mary Beth Miller, Scott R. Zittel, Mary Ellen Wermuth, Brent Furbee, Janet G. H. Eng, Robert J. Prodinger, David J. Castle, W. Lee Warren, James E. Wilberger Jr
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  • Date Published: December 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521496889

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  • Reflecting the central place of neurological evaluation and management in the daily practice of emergency medicine, this clinician's reference systematically reviews the main interventions in emergency neurology at all levels of emergency care, from prehospital management through the emergency department, to final disposition of the patient. The book is in seven sections, each integrating neurological concepts with the practical realities and demands of emergency care, and extending from the neurological examination and neurodiagnostic testing through common neurological presentations to specific neurological conditions and recent developments in brain resuscitation. Pediatric neurology and neurological emergencies of pregnancy are fully covered. Generously illustrated with scans and line diagrams, it also features management algorithms for many conditions, and each chapter ends with a list of 'pearls and pitfalls'. It is a comprehensive survey of best practice for emergency physicians, neurologists, and residents in emergency medicine, neurology, neurosurgery and critical care.

    • Comprehensive coverage of all neurological emergencies, from prehospital care to patient disposition
    • Chapters jointly authored by neurologists and emergency physicians
    • Practical approach for clinicians, with many illustrations, treatment guidelines, and 'pearls and pitfalls' for each topic
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    'This book should be a mandatory read for any clinician preparing for a postgraduate examination that may include the immediate management of the neurological emergency. In addition, it is a very useful reference text for the more experienced clinician. By virtue of its format, it is just as easy to dip in to this book to find out specific information, as it is to sit down and read around a whole subject. As mentioned previously, neurological presentations tend to cause a significant amount of anxiety in emergency physicians. This book will hopefully help to demystify what is actually a logical and interesting aspect to the emergency department caseload.' Resuscitation

    '… well written with the emergency physician in mind … I recommend Emergency Neurology: Principles and Practice for inclusion in the libraries of emergency physicians and as a teaching reference for emergency medicine residents and out-of-hospital care providers.' Selim Suner, MD, MS, Brown University

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    • Date Published: December 1999
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521496889
    • length: 636 pages
    • dimensions: 287 x 226 x 36 mm
    • weight: 1.75kg
    • contains: 210 b/w illus. 120 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Foreword
    Acknowledgments
    List of contributors
    Part I. Neurological Examination and Neurodiagnostic Testing:
    1. The neurological examination Thomas F. Scott
    2. Neuroradiology Andrew L. Goldberg and Thomas J. Fix
    3. Electroencephalography Ivo Drury and Ahmad Beydoun
    4. Lumbar puncture James P. Valeriano and Douglas J. Gelb
    5. Electromyography James W. Albers and John J. Wald
    6. Electronystagmography Neil T. Shepard
    7. Evoked potentials Navin K. Varma
    Part II. Common Neurological Presentations:
    8. Altered level of consciousness J. Stephen Huff and William J. Brady
    9. Headache Douglas Gelb, Ashok Harwani and William D. Fales
    10. Weakness George A. Small and Lynn Brown
    11. Dizziness Kevin M. Kelly and Steven A. Telian
    12. Seizures Kevin M. Kelly, James P. Valeriano and Jerald A. Solot
    13. Gait disturbance Jon Brillman and Kathleen Cowling
    Part III. Specific Neurological Conditions:
    14. Central nervous system infections in adults Paul Blackburn, Oliver W. Hayes and Greg Fermann
    15. Viral encephalitis Earl J. Reisdorff
    16. Cerebrovascular disease Michael R. Frankel and Marc Chimowitz
    17. Movement disorders Sid M. Shah and Roger L. Albin
    18. Neuromuscular disorders James W. Albers and John J. Wald
    19. Musculoskeletal and neurogenic pain Robert G. Kaniecki and L. R. Searls
    20. Neuro-ophthalmology Robert G. Kaniecki and L. R. Searls
    21. Multiple sclerosis Thomas F. Scott and Danielle Ray
    22. Dementia Judith L. Heidebrink and Norman L. Foster
    23. Brain tumours and other neuro-oncological emergencies Herbert B. Newton
    24. Neuropsychiatry Craig A. Taylor and Barbara C. Good
    25. Neuroanesthesiology Kevin J. Gingrich
    26. Increased intracranial pressure Amy Blasen and Ron Jakubiak
    27. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension Eric Eggenberger, Sid M. Shah and Marsha D. Rappley
    28. Normal pressure hydrocephalus Henry R. Landsgaard and Oliver W. Hayes
    29. Sleep disorders A. Sinan Baran
    Part IV. Neurological Trauma and Environmental Emergencies:
    30. Traumatic brain injury Patricia Lanter and Brian Zink
    31. Spinal cord injuries Charles H. Bill II
    32. Peripheral nerve injuries Ario Keyarash and Mark Baratz
    33. Neurological complications of environmental emergencies David Rossi and David Overton
    Part V. Pediatric Neurological Emergencies:
    34. Hydrocephalus and shunts in children Stephen Guertin
    35. Pediatric infections of the central nervous system Jane L. Turner
    36. Pediatric cerebrovascular disorders Imad Jarjour
    37. Pediatric seizures Rae R. Hanson
    38. Hypotonic infant Marsha D. Rappley and Sid M. Shah
    Part VI. Pregnancy-Related Neurological Emergencies:
    39. Pregnancy-related neurological emergencies Mary Hughes
    Part VII. Neurotoxicology and Brain Resuscitation:
    40. Neurotoxicology Mary Beth Miller
    41. Neurotoxicology of alcohol and substances of abuse Scott R. Zittel, Mary Ellen Wermuth, Brent Furbee and Mary Beth Miller
    42. Neurotoxicology of envenomations Janet G. H. Eng, Robert J. Prodinger and David J. Castle
    43. Brain resuscitation W. Lee Warren and James E. Wilberger Jr
    Index.

  • Editors

    Sid M. Shah, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University

    Kevin M. Kelly

    Foreword

    John G. Wigenstein

    Contributors

    Thomas F. Scott, Andrew L. Goldberg, Thomas J. Fix, Ivo Drury, Ahmad Beydoun, James P. Valeriano, Douglas J. Gelb, James W. Albers, John J. Wald, Neil T. Shepard, Navin K. Varma, J. Stephen Huff, William J. Brady, Ashok Harwani, William D. Fales, George A. Small, Lynn Brown, Kevin M. Kelly, Steven A. Telian, Jerald A. Solot, Jon Brillman, Kathleen Cowling, Paul Blackburn, Oliver W. Hayes, Greg Fermann, Earl J. Reisdorff, Michael R. Frankel, Marc Chimowitz, Sid M. Shah, Roger L. Albin, Robert G. Kaniecki, L. R. Searls, Danielle Ray, Judith L. Heidebrink, Norman L. Foster, Herbert B. Newton, Craig A. Taylor, Barbara C. Good, Kevin J. Gingrich, Amy Blasen, Ron Jakubiak, Eric Eggenberger, Marsha D. Rappley, Henry R. Landsgaard, A. Sinan Baran, Patricia Lanter, Brian Zink, Charles H. Bill II, Ario Keyarash, Mark Baratz, David Rossi, David Overton, Stephen Guertin, Jane L. Turner, Imad Jarjour, Rae R. Hanson, Mary Hughes, Mary Beth Miller, Scott R. Zittel, Mary Ellen Wermuth, Brent Furbee, Janet G. H. Eng, Robert J. Prodinger, David J. Castle, W. Lee Warren, James E. Wilberger Jr

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