The Hospital Neurology Book

The Hospital Neurology Book
By:Biller, Jose; Salardini, Arash
Pub Date:July 1st 2016
Format:Mixed media product 992 pages
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ISBN:0071845836 / 9780071845830
Your Price:$139.00 ADD TO CART
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A practical, protocol-oriented guide to the practice of neurology in the hospital setting

Designed to meet the need for a practical and pedagogical resource on hospital neurology, The Hospital Neurology Book is a concise and useful work that guides general neurologists, neurohospitalists, and internists in the proper care of patients in the hospital who have neurological diseases and disorders and associated internal medicine conditions.

The Hospital Neurology Book features a highly readable format, providing information physicians can act upon, including recipes and protocols for patient care and question-based chapter headings that lead physicians to the exact issue they are dealing with in the moment. Realistic case studies appear throughout chapters alongside practical tables, algorithms, full-color illustrations, radiological images, detailed references, and high yield key points useful for consolidating learning.

·        A unique practical and pedagogical tool that takes a symptoms-based approach to neurology practice in the hospital setting

·        Organized around common presentations that a hospital neurologist or a hospitalist with neurology patients would likely encounter

·        Utilizes a case-based approach for optimum assimilation of information

·        Concentrates on presenting hospital neurology in a digestible way, focusing on practical information and approach, while providing references to more detailed sources of information

·        Each chapter is self-contained and can be read in any particular order, based on interest or need

If you are looking for text that bridges the gap between the way neurology is taught and is actually practiced in a hospital setting, your search ends here.


Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Hospital Neurology

Chapter 2. Potential Harms to Physician and the Patient

Chapter 3. General Care of the Hospitalized Patient

Chapter 4. Women's Issues in Hospital Neurology

Chapter 5. Principals of Care for the Hospitalized Geriatric Patient

Chapter 6. Chronic Pain in Neurological Patients

Chapter 7. Infections of the Central Nervous System

Chapter 8. The Neurological Examination

Chapter 9. Neurophysiology

Chapter 10. Imaging

Chapter 11. Interpretation of Common Laboratory Tests

Chapter 12. Common Laboratory Diagnosed Conditions

Chapter 13.  Stroke Neurology

Chapter 14. Status Epilepticus and First Seizure Episode

Chapter 15. Neurotrauma and Myelopathies

Chapter 16. Neuromuscular Emergencies

Chapter 17. Movement Disorders Emergencies

Chapter 18. Some Common Neurological Emergencies

Chapter 19. Cardiovascular Emergencies on the Neurology Wards

Chapter 20. Airway and Respiratory Emergencies on the Neurology Ward

Chapter 21. Principles of Neurocritical Care

Chapter 22. Altered Mental Status

Chapter 23. Aphasia

Chapter 24. Spells, Not Epileptic or Vascular

Chapter 25. Approach to Acute Visual Changes, Abnormal Eye Movements and Double Vision

Chapter 26. Dizziness and Vertigo

Chapter 27. Headache and Facial Pain

Chapter 28. Patterns of Weakness

Chapter 29. Gait Disorders

Chapter 30. The Ataxias

Chapter 31. Epilepsy

Chapter 32. Rapidly Progressive Dementias

Chapter 33. Slowly Progressive Dementias

Chapter 34. Movement Disorders

Chapter 35. Perioperative Neurology

Chapter 36. Coma and Other States of Altered Consciousness

Chapter 37. Genetic Neurological Diseases in the Adult

Chapter 38. Spinal Cord Neurology

Chapter 39. Back, Neck and Limb Pain

Chapter 40. Approach to Sensory Changes

Chapter 41. Neuropathies and Motor Neuron Disease

Chapter 42. Myopathies and NMJ Disease

Chapter 43. Demyelinating Diseases

Chapter 44. Common Tumors of the Nervous System

Chapter 45. Common Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disorders

Chapter 46. Common Metabolic Problems on the Neurology Ward

Chapter 47. Common Cardiorespiratory Problems on the Neurology Ward

Chapter 48.  Fever, Hypotension and Reduced Urine Output

Chapter 49. Common Psychiatric Conditions

Chapter 50. Adverse Neurologic Effects of Commonly Used Medications

Chapter 51. Internal Medicine and Neurology

Chapter 52. Medication and Dosing


Author Information

José Biller, MD, FACP, FAAN, FAHA Professor and Chairman Department of Neurology Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Maywood, IL Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA Senior Associate Dean, Stritch School of Medicine Director, Leischner Institute for Medical Education Leischner Professor of Medical Education Professor of Neurology, Associate Chairman Maywood, IL Paul W. Brazis, MD Professor of Neurology Mayo Medical School Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology Consultant in Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL

Arash Salardini, MD (New Haven, CT) is Instructor in Neurology; Co-Director of Yale Memory Clinic; and Associate Leader of the Clinical Core at Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine.Jose Biller, MD (Maywood, Illinois) is Chair of the Department of Neurology at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine.

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