A Guide to the Primary Care of Neurological Disorders
Author: A. John Popp, Victoria Balkoski, David Coffey, C. Cross, Elizabeth Anderson
Release Date: October 01, 2007
Synthesizing the expert clinical advice of specialists who treat disorders
of the nervous system, this book is an accessible, single-volume resource for
primary care physicians requiring practical information on a range of
neurological disorders. A Guide to the Primary Care of Neurological Disorders provides readers with a firm foundation in neuroscience concepts that will enable them to make timely diagnostic, treatment, and referral decisions about common symptoms, including chronic pain, headache, seizures, numbness, and dizziness. Additional chapters cover specific categories of neurological disease, providing the reader with concise descriptions of the clinical manifestations, examination techniques, and treatment options for each.
An outline at the start of each chapter aids rapid
location of topics of interest
Thorough coverage of history-taking and the physical
"Pearls" and "Pitfalls" at the end of each chapter
review fundamental concepts and provide helpful guideposts for managing each
Packed with essential information on clinical neurosciences, this comprehensive book is ideal for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physicians' assistants, residents in primary care specialties, and medical students.
(A co-publication of Thieme and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)