Category Archives: Neurology

Antiepileptic Drugs: A Clinician's Manual by Ali A. Asadi-Pooya, Michael R Sperling

By Ali A. Asadi-Pooya, Michael R Sperling

This concise instruction manual presents functional, up to date medical information on powerful choice, prescription, and utilization of antiepileptic medications for sufferers with epilepsy in a variety of health conditions and in a number of scientific contexts. this article discusses settling on medications whilst confronted with a number of clinical comorbidities; the best way to adequately prescribe, titrate, and taper medicines; easy methods to visual display unit drug efficacy and uncomfortable side effects; easy methods to diagnose and deal with toxicity; how antiepileptic medicinal drugs engage with different medicines; and finished assurance of present therapies.

Key characteristic of this handbook Include
· a short formal dialogue of the elemental pharmacology of every antiepileptic drug, with an emphasis on how you can decide upon and use anti-epileptic medications in various medical contexts.
· Discussions of antiepileptic medications licensed for epilepsy when you consider that 2009.
· New study approximately already current antiepileptic drugs.
· References for additional analyzing which are orientated towards application in medical practice.

Antiepileptic medicinal drugs: A Clinician's handbook fills an unmet desire as a realistic, patient-oriented reference and ends up in enhanced sufferer care. Supported by way of useful, scientific wisdom and event, this is often definitely the right advisor for physicians seeking to ascertain protection in antiepileptic drug therapy.

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Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation by Joel Stein

By Joel Stein

Stroke restoration and Rehabilitation is the recent top of the line complete consultant to the administration of stroke sufferers. starting with distinctive info on chance components, epidemiology, prevention, and neurophysiology, the booklet info the extreme and long term remedy of all stroke-related impairments and issues. extra sections speak about mental concerns, results, neighborhood reintegration, and new study. Written by means of dozens of said leaders within the box, and containing hundreds of thousands of tables, graphs, and photographic pictures, Stroke restoration and Rehabilitation good points: the 1st full-length dialogue of the main commonly-encountered component to neurorehabilitation Multi-specialty insurance of concerns in rehabilitation, neurology, PT, OT, speech treatment, and nursing concentrate on healing administration of stroke similar impairments and issues a world point of view from dozens of premiere specialists on stroke innovative, useful info on new advancements and examine traits Stroke restoration and Rehabilitation is a worthy reference for clinicians and teachers in rehabilitation and neurology, and execs in all disciplines who serve the wishes of stroke survivors. (20100503)

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Whiplash - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated by Icon Health Publications

By Icon Health Publications

It is a 3-in-1 reference publication. It provides an entire clinical dictionary overlaying countless numbers of phrases and expressions in relation to whiplash. It additionally provides vast lists of bibliographic citations. eventually, it offers info to clients on the best way to replace their wisdom utilizing a variety of net assets. The publication is designed for physicians, scientific scholars getting ready for Board examinations, clinical researchers, and sufferers who are looking to familiarize yourself with examine devoted to whiplash. in the event that your time is efficacious, this booklet is for you. First, you won't waste time looking the web whereas lacking loads of correct info. moment, the e-book additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. eventually, you won't waste time and cash printing countless numbers of web content.

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Neurology: Clinical Cases Uncovered by Malcolm Macleod, Marion Simpson, Suvankar Pal

By Malcolm Macleod, Marion Simpson, Suvankar Pal

Neurology is a quickly advancing center subject in the scientific curriculum and scholars and junior medical professionals are anticipated to know, comprehend and understand how to enquire and deal with many neurological-related problems and prerequisites.

Neurology: scientific instances Uncovered leads scholars in the course of the medical method of handling neurological difficulties through real-life sufferer circumstances and results. Following a question-answer method of constructing the narrative, and together with self-assessment MCQs, EMQs and SAQs, the booklet contains 27 fully-illustrated circumstances masking quite a lot of neurological shows and conditions.

Ideal for scientific scholars with medical attachments in neurology, and within the run as much as examinations, the publication may also be helpful to medical professionals in education generally inner medication, medication of the aged, psychiatry and neurology.

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NINDS at 50: Celebrating 50 Years of Brain Research by Lewis P. Rowland

By Lewis P. Rowland

NINDS has been the most robust cars that pulled and driven the increase of contemporary neuroscience. This ebook used to be written in occasion of the 50th anniversary of the institute. Its background and the background of neurology and neuroscience are primarily one. good written, and lavishly followed via photos that span the final half-century, this publication can be a welcome boost to the library of everybody in mind examine and the medical neurosciences. the 1st part is a historical past of the Institute, beginning with the permitting laws and focusing on the folks who made NINDS a powerhouse of neuroscience learn the solid comprises directors, legislators, scientists and particular ladies, Mary Lasker and Florence Mahoney. by contrast heritage, the leaders of the intramural application give you the background of significant contributions. The a lot greater extramural application encompasses biomedical learn facilities through the usa. NINDS has been a big resource of educating for easy scientists in neurosciences and the one significant resource in constructing scientific research. within the strategy glossy medical neurology and neurosurgery were created. Oral histories offer human phrases for the heritage. greater than 1/2 the publication is dedicated to biographies of scientists whose contributions earned certain attractiveness via Lasker Awards or Nobel Prizes. between them are Kety, Louis Sokoloff, Roscoe Brady, Nancy Wexler, Carleton Gajdusek, Stanley Prusiner, Julius Axelrod, Arvid Carlsson, Paul Greengard and Eric Kandel. jointly, their tales supply a heritage of medical improve. (20100503)

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Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Essentials in Ophthalmology by Cyndy D. Davis, Paul R. Sanberg

By Cyndy D. Davis, Paul R. Sanberg

Phone treatment, Stem Cells, and mind fix studies the main compelling remedies for neurodegenerative ailments, issues, and accidents, together with Parkinson's illness, Huntington's affliction, disturbing mind harm, and stroke. overlaying the background of telephone treatment and neural transplantation, it additionally makes a speciality of stem cells, together with embryonic, bone marrow, and umbilical twine blood, in addition to different investigative assets. This compilation explicates past cornerstones and milestones of neurological mobile remedy, that have supplied a starting place for contemporary stem cellphone study. In mobile remedy, Stem Cells, and mind fix, the demanding situations and present course of mobile learn are defined in nice element. sleek thoughts related to sure subsets of mobile populations also are defined. furthermore, the continued discovery of stem telephone resources for telephone remedy is mentioned, whereas expounding upon scientific purposes for mobile healing mind fix as convinced cells turn into more and more promising. Explaining the sphere of telephone remedy from a systematic, scientific, and moral viewpoint, mobile remedy, Stem mobilephone, and mind fix is vital studying for neurologists, scientists, and clinicians seeking to remain at the state of the art of regenerative medicine.

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Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From by David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, Wendy Johnston

By David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, Wendy Johnston

Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or motor neurone disorder) is a revolutionary neurodegenerative affliction that could reason profound anguish for either the sufferer and their kinfolk. while new remedies for ALS are being built, those are usually not healing and provide purely the capability to gradual its development. Palliative care needs to consequently be vital to the scientific method of the disorder. Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From analysis to bereavement displays the broad scope of this care; it needs to hide not only the terminal section, yet help the sufferer and their kinfolk from the onset of the ailment.

Both the multidisciplinary palliative care workforce and the neurology workforce are crucial in offering a excessive commonplace of care and permitting caliber of lifestyles (both sufferer and carer) to be maintained. transparent instructions are supplied to handle care through the illness strategy. regulate of indicators is roofed along the psychosocial care of sufferers and their households. Case experiences are used to stress the complexity of the care wishes and involvement of the sufferer and relations, culminating in dialogue of bereavement.

Different types of care are explored, and this new version makes use of the rise in either the evidence-base and on hand literature at the topic. New issues mentioned contain complementary cures, own and kinfolk studies of ALS, new genetics examine, and up to date instructions for sufferer care, to make sure this re-creation is still the basic advisor to palliative care in ALS.

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Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders by Dr. Joseph Jankovic MD, Eduardo Tolosa

By Dr. Joseph Jankovic MD, Eduardo Tolosa

Trusted because the top textual content within the field, Parkinson's affliction and circulation problems, sixth Edition, brings you totally modern with new advancements during this rapidly-changing subspecialty.  foreign specialists supply thorough assurance of easy technological know-how and transparent assistance on your daily medical demanding situations – from leading edge clinical and surgical remedies to new drug supply platforms and up to date discoveries in genetics, plus a lot more.  moreover, an intensive on-line video atlas demonstrates move and posture abnormalities, in addition to exact and strange phenomenology.

  • Get entire, present information on each point (including behavioral and psychologic concomitants) of all universal and unusual move problems, together with Parkinson's disorder, different neurodegenerative illnesses, tremors, dystonia, Tourette's syndrome, Huntington's ailment, and ataxias.
  • Focus at the new discoveries you must recognize about: the function of ubiquitin-proteosome and autophagy platforms in neurodegeneration; genetics of Parkinson’s sickness and different circulation issues; cutting edge clinical and surgical procedure of Parkinson’s ailment and hyperkinetic stream problems; and more.
  • Stay as much as date with new details on autoimmune problems, novel deliveries of substances, and new formulations of botulinum toxin.
  • Benefit from entry to a good on-line video library (with dozens of recent video clips) that reveal what you’re more likely to see in perform and key components to appear for.
  • Instantly view movies online with your pill or cellphone, due to new QR codes inserted through the text.

Now with the print variation, benefit from the bundled interactive e-book variation, supplying capsule, phone, or on-line entry to:

  • Dozens of videos that show the flow and posture abnormalities and different disturbances linked to Parkinson's illness and different neurologic disorders.
  • Complete content material with stronger navigation.
  • Powerful seek instruments and clever navigation cross-links that pull effects from content material within the booklet, your notes, or even the web.
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for effortless navigation.
  • Highlighting tool for more uncomplicated reference of key content material during the text.
  • Ability to take and percentage notes with associates and colleagues.
  • Quick reference tabbing to retailer your favourite content material for destiny use.

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