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  • Neurological Examination Made Easy, 6e
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    12100lei 100.00 lei



    Neurological clinical examinations are some of the most intimidating procedures medical students, junior doctors and residents have to perform. This book’s clear, succinct explanations and simple/memorable line drawings, along with top tips/common mistakes boxes, combine to demystify the subject and offer straightforward guidance. The spectacular success of the book over many years demonstrates that it succeeds more than any other resource available. This 6th edition will ensure the content remains as fresh, current and easy to interpret as ever.


    • A concise and lucid explanation of how to examine the nervous system.
    • Copiously illustrated with clear line diagrams and flow charts.
    • Instructions are clear and systematic - what to do, what you will find, and what it means.

    New To This Edition:

    • New simplified line drawings have been added.
    • The new edition contains an expanded summary of how to perform a complete neurological examination.
    • The book will be available on the StudentConsult library.

    Table Of Contents:

    • History and examination.
    • Speech.
    • Mental state and higher function.
    • Gait.
    • Cranial nerves: general.
    • Cranial nerve 1: olfactory nerve.
    • Cranial nerves: the eye 1 - pupils, acuity, fields.
    • Cranial nerves: the eye 2 - fundi.
    • Cranial nerves III, IV, VI: eye movements.
    • Cranial nerves: nystagmus.
    • Cranial nerves V and VII: the face.
    • Cranial nerve VIII: auditory nerve.
    • Cranial nerves IX, X, XII: the mouth.
    • Cranial nerve XI: accessory nerve.
    • Motor system: key anatomy.
    • Motor system: tone.
    • Motor system: arms.
    • Motor system: legs.
    • Motor system: reflexes.
    • Motor system: what you find and what it means.
    • Sensation: general.
    • Sensation: what you find and what it means.
    • Co-ordination.
    • Abnormal movements.
    • Special signs and other tests.
    • The autonomic nervous system.
    • The unconscious or confused patient.
    • Summary of standard neurological examination.
    • Passing clinical examinations.

  • 135.00 lei

    The book aims to present, educate and inform individuals about Alzheimer's disease in a comprehensive manner. Its scope ranges from the discovery of the disease, epidemiology and basic biological principles underlying it, to advanced stem cell therapies used in the treatment of Alzheimer's. It adopts a 'global' perspective on Alzheimer's disease, and include epidemiological data and science from countries around the world.Alzheimer's disease is a rapidly growing problem seen in every country around the world. This is the first and only comprehensive book to cover Alzheimer's disease, and includes the most updated literature and scientific progress in the field of dementia and Alzheimer's disease research.Most books on the market that focus on Alzheimer's disease are targeted at caregivers as practical advice on how to deal with loved ones with the disease. This book instead is a comprehensive and popular science book that can be read by anyone with an interest in learning more about the disease.Dr. Jefferson Chen MD, PhD, co-author, participated in the world's first surgical clinical trial using shunts to treat Alzheimer's disease. His first-hand involvement in a clinical trial for patients with Alzheimer's disease and experience treating Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) which is commonly misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease lends a unique perspective.This book with appeal to a wide audience, regardless of their scientific or educational background.

  • 145.00 lei

     The second edition of the Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook is the only book for physiotherapists that provides essential evidence-based information in a unique and easy-to-use format for the current evidence in clinical settings.

    Written by new international editors and contributors, this pocketbook provides quick and easy access to essential clinical information.

     Key feature:

    Pocketbook size for when out on clinical placement or working in clinical practice

    Revised and brand new chapters on neurological rehabilitation and essential components

    Concentrates on the six most common conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury

    Use of case studies to illustrate specifics of assessment, management and recommended measurement tools

    Together with the textbook Physical Management for Neurological Conditions 4E, it presents all essential components and conditions for undergraduates and therapists working in neurological clinical practice.


    Pocketbook size for when out on clinical placement or working in clinical practice

    Revised and brand new chapters on neurological rehabilitation and essential components

    Concentrates on the six most common conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury

    Use of case studies to illustrate specifics of assessment, management and recommended measurement tools

    - Expands guiding principles of neurological rehabilitation

    - Contains completely revised chapters on essential components

    - Concentrates on six most common conditions (stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and Guillain Barré Syndrome)

  • 23000lei 150.00 lei


    Neuroanatomy in Clinical Context, Ninth Edition provides everything the student needs to master the anatomy of the central nervous system, all in a clinical setting.

    Clear explanations; abundant MRI, CT, MRA, and MRV images; full-color photographs and illustrations; hundreds of review questions; and supplemental online resources combine to provide a sound anatomical base for integrating neurobiological and clinical concepts. In thus applying neuroanatomy clinically, the atlas ensures student preparedness for exams and for rotations. This authoritative approach-combined with such salutary features as full-color stained sections, extensive cranial nerve cross-referencing, and systems neurobiology coverage-sustains the legacy of this revolutionary teaching and learning tool as the neuroanatomy atlas. New and hallmark features elucidate neuroanatomy and systems neurobiology for course success!

    Features: new! Chapter on Herniation Syndromes decodes the elegant relationship between brain injury and resulting deficit;

    new! Clinical information integrated throughout the text is screened in blue for quick identification on the page; and new! Enhanced clinical images emphasize clarity and detail like never before, including full-color images replacing many in black and white, higher-resolution brain scans, and reprocessed spinal cord and brainstem images.

    MRIs complement full-color anatomical illustrations, allowing for visualization of structures both as they appear to the unaided eye and on imaging studies. Unique, full-color illustrations integrate clinical images of representative lesions with the corresponding deficits highlighted. Full-color stained sections facilitate the easy identification of anatomical features. Dozens of pathway drawings superimposed over MRIs connect structure with function of neural pathways. Located on the Point, this atlas' companion website offers a variety of supplemental learning resources to maximize study and review time! Question bank featuring over 280 USMLE-style and chapter-review style questions Bonus dissection photographs and brain slice series.

  • Gunner Goggles Neurology
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    19400lei 160.00 lei

    The Gunner Goggles Series is the first exam prep resource written by a high-scoring peer group of medical students, ensuring the most practical and efficient study guidance. It organizes topics around the USMLE and NBME content outlines for the required shelf exams and features state-of-the-art Augmented Reality (AR) mobile application to extend learning beyond the book. This innovative series features AR opportunities throughout the text for an integrated print-mobile experience that maximizes learning and test preparation. The Gunner Goggle function allows you to scan pages for integrated AR links, unlocking animations, visuals, and 3D models that clarify complex anatomy, conditions, and concepts in a remarkably effective and unique manner. Gunner Goggles Series: Neurology is one of seven authoritative exam preparation guides that use cutting-edge AR technology to fully prepare you for the NBME clinical shelf exams, the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) exam, and successful clinical rotations. Topics are organized around the USMLE and NBME content outlines for specific shelf exams, and information is presented in a highly templated, concise manner. The Augmented Reality application allows you to efficiently study and learn using an integrated print-mobile approach. In addition to unlocking animations and other visuals, AR app access also includes additional content, links to provide feedback to the authors, community pages, and more. All test topics are covered in just enough detail to help you hone in on key points you must know for exam success. Unique! Every disease is described by its stem clues (buzzwords that appear in question stems) and prophylactic measures (PPx), mechanism (MoD), diagnostic tests (Dx) and treatment/management principles (Tx/Mgmt) - the four "Physician Tasks" that the NBME requires students to know about each disease. You'll also get real-world tips for your clinical rotations from your peers - information that won't show up on the shelf exam but is ideal for maximum impact when on rounds (knowing the prognosis for a specific disease, for example). Plus . effective study techniques, sample study schedules, tips and tricks to better retain information learned from review questions, and methods to self-generate mnemonics. Edited, written, and crowdsourced by high-performing medical students and residents and reviewed by experts in the field to ensure accuracy, relevancy, and accessibility.

  • Neurology Secrets, 6th Edition
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    20000lei 160.00 lei

    Part of the bestselling Secrets Series, the updated sixth edition of Neurology Secrets continues to provide an up-to-date, concise overview of the most important topics in neurology today. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for medical students, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and is also a handy reference and refresher for residents and practitioners. Lists, tables, and clear illustrations throughout expedite review, while the engaging Secrets Series format makes the text both enjoyable and readable. New lead editors, Drs. Kass and Mizrahi, join this publication from a leading neurology program to lend a fresh perspective and expert knowledge.

    New to this edition
    • NEW! Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
    • Completely revised content covers all of today's most common neurologic conditions and their treatments.
    • New lead editors offer a fresh perspective and expert knowledge.

  • 20500lei 165.00 lei




    Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this popular reference by Drs. Randolph S. Marshall and Stephen A. Mayer covers the common problems you’ll encounter while on call without direct supervision in the hospital. On Call Neurology, 4th Edition, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You’ll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.


    Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate key information quickly.

    Reviews the indications for, and complications of, common neurodiagnostic tests.

    Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call.

    New To This Edition:

    Provides updated content and references, as well as an up-to-date drug formulary, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information.

    Includes the latest information on headache, demyelinating diseases, infections of the central nervous system, dementia, and more.

    NEW! Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

    Table Of Contents:

    Marshall et al.: On Call Neurology, 4th edition


    1. Approach to the Neurologic Patient on Call: History Taking, Differential Diagnosis, and Anatomic Localization

    2. The Neurologic Examiniation

    3. Diagnostic Studies

    Patient-Related Problems: The Common Calls

    4. Acute Seizures and Status Epilepticus

    5. Stupor and Coma

    6. Acute Stroke

    7. Spinal Cord Compression

    8. Delirium and Amnesia

    9. Head Injury

    10. Focal Mass Lesions

    11. Ataxia and Gait Failure

    12. Acute Visual Disturbances

    13. Increased Intracranial Pressure

    14. Dizziness and Vertigo

    15. Headache

    16. Neuromuscular Respiratory Failure

    17. Syncope

    18. Pain Syndromes

    19. Brain Death

    Selected Neurologic Disorders

    20. Nerve and Muscle Diseases

    21. Demyelinating and Inflammatory Disorders of the Central Nervous System

    22. Infections of the Central Nervous System

    23. Neuro-oncology

    24. Cerebrovascular Disease

    25. Movement Disorders

    26. Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

    27. Pediatric Neurology

    28. Dementia


    On-Call Formulary


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  • 180.00 lei



    Synthesizing the vast body of literature available in neurology into one accessible, clinically relevant volume, Neurology Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies is an invaluable resource for students, residents, and fellows, as well as neurologists at all levels of experience. Featuring the top 100 papers that have had the most significant impact on changing clinical practice, this unique title analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of both seminal and less-noticed studies. Readable commentary is provided for each study by both a senior and junior neurologist in each subspecialty.


    Table of Contents:


    Section 1: ISCHEMIC STROKE

    1. Intravenous tPA for Acute Ischemic Stroke

    2. Aspirin for Secondary Stroke Prevention

    3. Mechanical Thrombectomy for Large Vessel Occlusion

    4. Harm from Stenting of Symptomatic Intracranial Arterial Stenoses

    5. Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation

    6. Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Prevention in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

    7. Intense Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Reduction for Stroke Prevention

    8. Marginal Benefit from Device Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale

    9. Early Decompressive Surgery in Malignant Infarction of the Middle Cerebral Artery

    10. Carotid Endarterectomy for Stroke Prevention in Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis

    11. Carotid Artery Stenting vs. Carotid Endarterectomy For Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis

    12. Warfarin and Aspirin in Patients with Heart Failure and Sinus Rhythm

    13. Short-Term Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for Stroke Prevention after TIA or Minor Stroke

    14. Aspirin Over Warfarin for Symptomatic Intracranial Stenosis

    15. Lack of Benefit from Long-Term Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for Secondary Stroke Prevention

    16. Fluoxetine for Motor Recovery after Acute Ischemic Stroke

    17. Carotid Endarterectomy for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis

    18. Extended Monitoring for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

    19. The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale


    20. Blood Pressure Regulation in Parenchymal Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    21. Early Surgery for Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Hydrocephalus

    22. Avoidance of Long-Term Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation after Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    23. Nimodipine for Prevention of Delayed Neurologic Injury after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    24. Inferiority of Surgical Resection to Medical Management of Unruptured AVM

    25. Prognostication for Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    26. Acute Endovascular Treatment for Ruptured Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    27. Neurosurgical Clipping vs. Endovascular Coiling of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms

    28. Withdrawal of Support in Intracerebral Hemorrhage because of Predicted Poor Prognosis May Lead to Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

    29. rtPA for Intraventricular Hemorrhage

    30. Grading of Ruptured Subarachnoid Hemorrhages


    31. Glasgow Coma Scale

    32. Albumin vs. Saline for Resuscitation after Traumatic Brain Injury

    33. Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury

    34. Antiepileptic Drugs after Traumatic Brain Injury

    35. Intracranial Pressure Monitoring in Traumatic Brain Injury

    36. Amantadine for Recovery of Consciousness after Traumatic Brain Injury

    37. Functional Imaging in Vegetative States

    38. Corticosteroids for Traumatic Brain Injury

    39. Corticosteroids in Acute Spinal Cord Injury


    40. Midline Shift and Level of Consciousness

    41. Use of Hyperosmolar Therapy for Cerebral Edema

    42. Hyperventilation for Acute Intracranial Pressure Elevation

    43. Temperature Management for Cardiac Arrest in Adults

    44. Early Mobilization in the Intensive Care Unit


    45. Glucocorticoids for Bacterial Meningitis in Adults

    46. Acyclovir for Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    47. Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing for Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    48. Antifungal Therapy for Cryptococcal Meningitis

    49. Guidelines for Treatment of Lyme Disease in the Nervous System

    Section 6: NEURO-ONCOLOGY

    50. Temozolomide for Glioblastoma

    51. Surgery for Brain Metastases

    52. Chemotherapy for Low-Grade Glioma

    53. NovoTTF for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

    54. Bevacizumab for Recurrent Glioblastoma

    55. Methotrexate for Primary CNS Lymphoma

    Section 7: NEUROMUSCULAR

    56. Acute Treatment for Guillain-Barre Syndrome

    57. Alternate Day Prednisone in Myasthenia Gravis

    58. IVIg vs. Prednisone for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    59. Glucocorticoid Steroids for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    60. Riluzole in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    61. Thymectomy in Myasthenia Gravis


    62. L-Dopa for Parkinson’s Disease

    63. Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

    64. Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia

    65. L-Dopa vs. MAO-B Inhibitors in Parkinson’s Disease

    66. Propranolol Treatment for Essential Tremor

    67. Rasagiline in Parkinson’s Disease

    68. Botulinum a Toxin for Dystonia


    69. Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy after Treatment with Natalizumab

    70. Glucocorticoids for Optic Neuritis: The Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial

    71. Neuromyelitis Optica Antibody in the Diagnosis of Neuromyelitis Optica

    72. Correlation Between MRI Findings and Disability in Multiple Sclerosis

    73. The Association of Vitamin D Levels and Multiple Sclerosis

    74. Rate of Pregnancy-Related Relapse in Multiple Sclerosis


    75. EULAR Recommendations for Treatment of Primary CNS Vasculitis

    76. NMDA-ab Receptor Encephalitis with Ovarian Teratoma

    77. Identification of Sjogren’s Syndrome Associated Ganglionopathy

    78. IVIG for Stiff Person Syndrome

    Section 11: EPILEPSY

    79. Lorazepam for Treatment of Status Epilepticus

    80. Magnesium for the Prevention of Eclampsia

    81. Antiepileptic Drug Treatment after a First Unprovoked Seizure

    82. Intravenous vs. Intramuscular Benzodiazepines for Status Epilepticus

    83. Continuous EEG Monitoring for Evaluation of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

    Section 12: HEADACHE AND PAIN

    84. Sumatriptan for Migraine

    85. Topiramate for Migraine Prevention

    86. Duloxetine for Chemo-Induced Painful Neuropathy

    87. Pregabalin for Neuropathic Pain

    88. Amitriptyline Prophylaxis for Headache

    89. Divalproex for Migraine Prophylaxis


    90. Donepezil for Alzheimer’s Disease

    91. Memantine in Addition to Donepezil for Alzheimer’s Disease

    92. Rivastigmine for Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    93. Melatonin for REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

    94. Agitation in Dementia


    95. Treatment of Infantile Spasms

    96. Pharmaco vs. Behavioral Therapy for ADHD

    97. Ketogenic Diet for the Treatment of Childhood Epilepsy

    98. Hypothermia for Neonates with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

    99. Febrile Seizures

    100. When to Stop Antiepileptic Drugs in Children with Epilepsy



  • Ischemic Stroke
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    20000lei 180.00 lei

    This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of acute ischemic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of ischemic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of acute stroke care and to differing types of hospital facility. The coverage is completed by the inclusion of up-to-date scientific background information relevant to diagnosis and therapy. Throughout, the approach adopted is both practical and multidisciplinary. The book will be of value for all practitioners involved in the provision of acute stroke care, and also for medical students.

  • 22500lei 200.00 lei


    In recent years, neurocritical care has grown and matured as a subspecialty of Critical Care Medicine with the advent of new monitoring, diagnostic, and therapeutic capabilities. The goal of neurocritical care is to rapidly deliver acute medical therapies and appropriate interventions through effective monitoring of both neurological and end organ function. Neurocritical Care provides 'at the bedside' guidance on the medical knowledge and technical skills required to care for critically ill patients with neurologic conditions such as cerebrovascular disorders, neurotrama, neuro-oncology, refractory seizures, neuromuscular diseases, infections, alterations in consciousness, and perioperative neurosurgical care. Part of the Pittsburgh Critical Care Medicine series, this compact volume is an ideal reference for physicians and trainees working in either a general ICU or specialty Neuro ICU unit. Readers will gain an understanding of background knowledge and concrete solutions to questions and situations encountered in daily practice.

  • Foundations for Clinical Neurology
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    215.00 lei



    Foundations for Clinical Neurology presents basic principles of neurology in a user-friendly way for practicing neurologists as well residents, fellows, and students. Written in a clear and concise format, this book will perfectly complement the "traditional" neurology textbook. This volume on neurology is divided in to three primary sections. The first section "Practicing Neurology" covers bedside investigation, diagnosis, imaging techniques, and therapeutics; Section 2, "Topics in Neurologic Disease" reviews subjects in neurologic disease that are often overlooked but are very important; and the third section, "Perspectives" provides insight in to how we talk, think, and develop concepts in neurology. With understanding of the evolution of neurologic concepts, the terminology and classifications used by neurologists, and the methodologies used to prove cause of disorder and disease, the practicing neurologist can provide the most effective care. Topics discussed in Foundations for Clinical Neurology include... -Verbal and nonverbal communication, especially during the history-taking portion of a neurologic examination; -How to be effective and avoid common pitfalls in the neurologic exam; -Difficulties in applying diagnostic criteria and formulating diagnoses; and -Advantages of using CT or MRI scanning in various clinical situations.


    Table of Contents:



    Part 1 Practicing Neurology

    1. At the Bedside

    2. Imaging

    3. Diagnosis

    4. Treatment

    Part 2 Topics in Neurologic Disease

    5. Symmetry

    6. Selective Vulnerability

    7. Normalization

    8. Asymptomatic Disease

    Part 3 Perspectives on Neurology

    9. Terminology

    10. Classifications

    11. Causation

    12. Asymmetry

    13. Decussation

    14. Lowly Origins

    15. Learning Neurology

    16. Selected Concepts



  • 215.00 lei

    Fully updated for this second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Neurology is the definitive guide for all those working in neurology and neurosurgery. This practical and concise quick-reference resource includes a wealth of information and invaluable clinical guidance to ensure all readers stay up-to-date in this fast-moving specialty. Now including brand new chapters on neurological emergencies and neurology within other medical specialties, this handbook includes the most cutting-edge management and treatment options, drugs, and neurosurgical techniques. Covering the entire breadth of neurology with additional sections on neuroanatomy, neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurophysiology, it includes common presentations and disorders as well as information on neurological assessment. Packed full of illustrations to ensure ease-of reference, and valuable clinical advice from experts in the field, the reader can be sure they will always have all the information they need at their fingertips.

  • 24500lei 220.00 lei

     This volume provides integral knowledge of all aspects of stroke care and rehabilitation after stroke, and is therefore highly relevant for nurses who work in rehabilitation centers. It  outlines the several phases after stroke, for example the type of care patients may receive in the chronically phase at home. Nurses will obtain knowledge about treatment, importance of observation and caring with a special focus on communication problems, swallowing problems, activities of daily living, urinary and defecation problems, shoulder and hand issues.

    Thanks to photographs, nurses will learn to transfer patients in the adequate positions. Several chapters provide nurses with examples of effective and efficient collaboration with multidisciplinary professionals, informal caregivers and patients themselves. There is also an emphasis on behavior and cognitive functioning. And lastly, in the final chapters authors highlight the organization of rehabilitation and integrated care issues.

    Nurses play a very important role in rehabilitation, education, counseling, prevention, and caring for patients with cerebrovascular accident (CVA). In caring for stroke patients, nurses need specific competences and abilities that go beyond the general neurologic knowledge and experience. Nurses need to collaborate in an efficient and effective manner with multidisciplinary team members in their organization and  across organizations. This book discusses medical aspects and specific symptoms of a stroke, as well as the limitations that patients experience, and which interventions are indicated for recovery.

  • 28300lei 230.00 lei

    This is the second edition of the Oxford Specialist Handbook in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders aiming to provide its readership with the latest developments and innovation across the discipline. Alongside this update in content, the addition of new, insightful sections suggested by readers and other experts in the field, will allow the handbook to further develop as the premier quick reference guide for movement disorders.

    The varied and detailed composition of the handbook's chapters is extremely useful for the various readership of this title. The new edition advances the the knowledge and depth of the previous edition with the addition of a number of new sections. This new and improved edition will be a welcome and extremely useful addition to the neurological world.

  • 24800lei 230.00 lei



    Stroke Nursing is the leading guide for optimal stroke care, facilitating the provision of evidence-based practice across the stroke journey, and covering the sixteen elements of care outlined in the UK's Stroke-Specific Education Framework (SSEF).

    Drawing from years of clinical and research experience, the authors provide practical guidance on the essential areas of stroke nursing, including stroke classification, stabilisation, thrombolysis and thrombectomy, rehabilitation and recovery, nutrition and oral care, palliative and long-term care, physical impairment management, and more.

    Now in its second edition, this indispensable guide helps practitioners expand their knowledge, skills and competence in all areas of stroke nursing services.

    ·         Adopts a practical and evidence-based approach to stroke management, exploring UK and international perspectives

    ·         Authored by expert clinicians and leaders in the field of nursing pr...


    Editors and Contributors ix

    Foreword: Stroke Nursing xiii

    Foreword: Stroke Services In Australia xv

    Foreword: Stroke Care In Hong Kong xix

    Acknowledgements xxiii

    1 Setting the Scene 1
    Caroline Watkins and Dominique Cadilhac

    1.1 Introduction 1

    1.2 Stroke Epidemiology 2

    1.3 Cost Burden 3

    1.4 Stroke Policy 4

    1.5 Stroke Management Strategies 8

    1.6 Research and Education 11

    1.7 Conclusion 13

    References 13

    2 What Is a Stroke? 19
    Anne W. Alexandrov

    2.1 Introduction 19

    2.2 Stroke Classification 20

    2.3 Risk Factors for Stroke 22

    2.4 Anatomy, Physiology, and Related Stroke Clinical Findings 23

    2.5 Standardised Instruments for Acute Neurological Assessment 41

    2.6 Conclusion 44

    References 50

    3 Reducing the Risk of Stroke 53
    Josephine Gibson and Stephanie Jones

    3.1 Introduction 54

    3.2 Primary Prevention 55

    3.3 Primary Prevention – Medical Considerations 56

    3.4 Secondary Medical Prevention After TIA or Stroke 59

    3.5 Interventions for Secondary Prevention After TIA or Recovered Stroke 63

    3.6 Conclusion 68

    References 68

    4 Acute Stroke Nursing Management 75
    Anne W. Alexandrov

    4.1 Introduction 76

    4.2 Priorities in Acute Stroke Management 76

    4.3 Hyper-acute Stroke Management 77

    4.4 Hyper-acute Treatment of Haemorrhagic Stroke 90

    4.5 Acute Stroke Management 93

    4.6 Conclusion 96

    References 96

    5 Nutritional Aspects of Stroke Care 103
    Lin Perry and Elizabeth Boaden

    5.1 Introduction 104

    5.2 Do Stroke Patients Experience Nutritional Problems Pre-Stroke? 106

    5.3 How Does Stroke Affect Dietary Intake? 107

    5.4 How Can Stroke Patients Be Helped to Maintain Adequate Dietary Intake? 119

    5.5 Conclusion 132

    References 133

    6 Oral Care After Stroke 143
    Mary Lyons

    6.1 Introduction 144

    6.2 Oral Assessment 145

    6.3 Management and Care 146

    6.4 Patient and Carer Perspective 147

    6.5 Conclusion 148

    References 148

    7 Communication 153
    Jane Marshall, Katerina Hilari, Madeline Cruice, and Kirsty Harrison

    7.1 Introduction 154

    7.2 Aphasia 155

    7.3 Dysarthria and Apraxia of Speech 160

    7.4 Right-Hemisphere Damage (RHD) Communication Deficit 163

    7.5 Language Minorities 165

    7.6 What Can SLTs Contribute in Acute Stroke Care? 166

    7.7 Psychological Issues and Quality of Life 169

    7.8 Conclusion 171

    References 171

    8 Management of Physical Impairments Post-Stroke 177
    Cherry Kilbride, Rosie Kneafsey, and Vicky Kean

    8.1 Introduction 178

    8.2 Movement 179

    8.3 Promoting Physical Activity and Movement After Stroke 180

    8.4 Promoting Early Rehabilitation 184

    8.5 Re-education of Movement 188

    8.6 Management of the Upper Limb 192

    8.7 Patients’ Perspectives on Early Physical Rehabilitation 195

    8.8 Conclusion 195

    References 196

    9 Rehabilitation and Recovery Processes 203
    Jane Williams and Julie Pryor

    9.1 Introduction 204

    9.2 Understanding Rehabilitation 204

    9.3 Initiation of Rehabilitation 207

    9.4 Nursing’s Rehabilitation Role 208

    9.5 Outcomes of Rehabilitation 210

    9.6 Goal–Directed Rehabilitation 210

    9.7 Recovery Processes 212

    9.8 Transfer to Rehabilitation 214

    9.9 Rehabilitation Provision 216

    9.10 Length of Rehabilitation 219

    9.11 Adjustment to Life After Stroke 220

    9.12 Conclusion 221

    References 222

    10 Promoting Continence 229
    Kathryn Getliffe and Lois Thomas

    10.1 Introduction 230

    10.2 Prevalence and Causes of Continence Problems Post-Stroke 230

    10.3 Importance of Continence Care 231

    10.4 Bladder Function and Dysfunction 233

    10.5 Main Types of UI 234

    10.6 Transient Causes of UI 236

    10.7 Assessment of UI and Bladder Dysfunction 236

    10.8 Treatment Strategies and Care Planning for UI 242

    10.9 Management and Containment of Incontinence 247

    10.10 Bowel Problems and Care 249

    10.11 Conclusion 254

    References 255

    11 Emotional and Cognitive Changes Following a Stroke 259
    Peter Knapp and Elizabeth Lightbody

    11.1 Introduction 260

    11.2 Psychological Reactions to the Onset of Stroke 260

    11.3 Coping with Stroke 261

    11.4 Depression 261

    11.5 Conclusion 274

    References 274

    12 Stroke and Palliative Care 281
    Clare Thetford, Munirah Bangee, Elizabeth Lightbody, and Caroline Watkins

    12.1 Introduction 282

    12.2 Specific Challenges in Stroke 283

    12.3 Tools to Support Palliative Care 286

    12.4 Case Studies 291

    12.5 Discussion 294

    12.6 Conclusion 296

    References 296

    13 Minimally Responsive Stroke Patients 301
    Elaine Pierce

    13.1 Introduction 302

    13.2 Definitions 302

    13.3 Assessment and Diagnosis 303

    13.4 Management and Care 308

    13.5 Locked-In Syndrome 314

    13.6 Conclusion 318

    References 319

    14 Longer-Term Support for Survivors of Stroke and Their Carers 323
    Judith Redfern, Clare Gordon, and Dominique Cadilhac

    14.1 Introduction 324

    14.2 Longer-Term Consequences of Stroke, Informal Care and Costs 325

    14.3 The Need for Support 325

    14.4 Responsibilities of Health and Social Care Professionals 330

    14.5 Identifying Those at Risk 331

    14.6 Interventions to Support Stroke Survivors and Carers 334

    14.7 Supporting Working-Age Survivors of Stroke 338

    14.8 Conclusion 339

    References 340

    Appendix A: The stroke-specific education framework (ssef) 347

    Index 349


  • 24400lei 235.00 lei

    Part of the Drugs in series, this book provides an easily accessible pocket-sized guide to the use of medications when treating patients with neurological ailments. Drugs in Neurology covers the breadth of medications used in modern neurology, including each drug's indications, contra-indications, side-effects and important interactions. The underlying pharmacology also feature (where known). Practical aspects related to prescribing and therapeutic drug monitoring are covered and based on the most up-to-date evidence-based guidance. Each drug monograph contains a small section drawing on the wisdom of the senior contributors of each chapter with regards to using the medication.

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    Ab�c�daire Neurologie p�diatrique Au coeur de la pratique p�diatrique, la neurop�diatrie est en plein essor. � partir de vignettes synth�tiques, cet outil au format de poche se veut le compagnon du m�decin, p�diatre ou non, ou du futur neurop�diatre. R�solument pratique, cet ab�c�daire permettra d'aborder plus sereinement des situations p�diatriques fr�quentes (migraines, �pilepsies, infections, troubles du neurod�veloppement, etc.) et les outils th�rapeutiques neurop�diatriques, de l'hypnose � la th�rapie g�nique.

  • 26300lei 240.00 lei

    This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of hemorrhagic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of hemorrhagic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of stroke care and to differing types of hospital facility. The coverage is completed by the inclusion of up-to-date scientific background information relevant to diagnosis and therapy. Throughout, the approach adopted is both practical and multidisciplinary. The book will be of value for all practitioners involved in the provision of stroke care, and also for medical students.

  • 240.00 lei


    Acute Stroke Management in the First 24 hours bridges the clinical application gap by offering a practice-based approach to treating ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. The comprehensive text, written by international experts in the field of stroke care, covers all aspects of stroke care, including review of stroke systems, clinic features, neuroimaging diagnostic characteristics, and pre-hospital care and challenges. Practical clinical studies in each chapter engage readers in the discussion of common diagnostic pitfalls and work challenges. Chapters also include detailed figures and management algorithms, making this book an easy-to-use reference guide ideal for first responders and clinicians working in emergency medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care.

  • 28300lei 245.00 lei




    Written by leaders in the field of stroke medicine,Handbook of Stroke, Third Edition, is a concise, one-stop guide covering all aspects of clinical management of patients with cerebrovascular disorders. This user-friendly handbook brings you up to date with the most recent advances and knowledge in the field, providing practice-oriented overviews and recommendations that save lives and reduce impairment of function. It addresses specific situations you’re likely to encounter, offering clinical guidance based on available evidence and practical experience.


    Table of Contents:


    Half Title 2

    I. Clinical and Laboratory Assessment of Patients with Cerebrovascular Disease

    1 Systematic Clinical Assessment

    2 Historical Evaluation of Key Signs and Symptoms

    3 General Medical Review

    4 General Examination

    5 Neurologic Examination

    6 Approach to the Comatose Patient

    7 Laboratory Evaluation Suggested Reading for Section I

    II. Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Features of Cerebrovascular Disease

    8 Differential Diagnosis Made Easy

    9 Temporal Profile of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Diseases Suggested Reading for Section II

    III. Management before Determination of the Mechanism of Cerebrovascular Disease

    10 Telephone Interview and Triage

    11 Management of Acute Stroke in Critically Ill Patients

    12 Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Cerebral Infarction

    13 Major Cerebral Infarction: General Evaluation and Treatment

    14 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    15 Intracerebral Hemorrhage Suggested Reading for Section III

    IV. Medical and Surgical Management Based on Specific Mechanisms of Cerebrovascular Disease

    16 Four Major Categories of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease

    17 Five Major Categories of Hemorrhagic Disease: Treatment of Specific Underlying Mechanisms

    18 Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

    19 Other Cerebrovascular Syndromes

    20 Vascular Disease of the Spinal Cord

    21 Cerebrovascular Disease in Children and Young Adults

    22 Cerebrovascular Disease in Pregnant Patients

    23 Cerebrovascular Disease Genetics Suggested Reading for Section IV

    V. Primary Prevention of Cerebrovascular Disorders

    24 Modifiable Lifestyle and Environmental Factors

    25 Asymptomatic Carotid and Vertebral Stenosis

    26 Hypertension

    27 Dyslipidemia

    28 Other Host Factors

    29 Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms

    30 Unruptured Intracranial Vascular Malformations

    31 Hematologic Disease Suggested Reading for Section V

    VI. Assessing and Discussing Prognosis and Natural History of Cerebrovascular Disorders

    32 Global Burden of Stroke

    33 Carotid or Vertebral Artery Occlusive Disease

    34 Transient Ischemic Attack

    35 Cerebral Infarction

    36 Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    37 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Suggested Reading for Section VI

    VII. Management and Rehabilitation after Stroke

    38 Physical Therapy

    39 Speech Therapy

    40 Other Restorative Therapies

    41 Other Chronic Complications of Stroke

    42 Family and Patient Education Suggested Reading for Section VII

    A Clinical Anatomy of the Brain and Spinal Cord Vascular System

    A-1 Brain and Spinal Cord Vascular Anatomy and Syndromes

    A-2 Central Nervous System Ischemic Vascular Syndromes

    A-3 Symptoms of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms

    A-4 Differential Signs Indicating Hemispheric Localization of Intellectual Deficits

    B Glasgow Coma Scale

    C Functional Status Scales (Stroke Severity Scales)

    C-1 Barthel Index

    C-2 Stroke Scale of National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH-NINDS)

    C-3 Modified Rankin Disability Scores

    C-4 Clinical Grades of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    D Stroke and Cardiovascular Risk Profiles

    D-1 Probability of Stroke Within 10 Years for Men Who Are Aged 55 to 84 Years and Have Had No Previous Stroke

    D-2 Probability of Stroke Within 10 Years for Women Who Are Aged 55 to 84 Years and Have Had No Previous Stroke

    E Practice Guidelines for Management of Cerebrovascular Disease

    E-1 Guideline for Initial Evaluation By Telephone of A Patient with Cerebrovascular Disease

    E-2 Guideline for Transient Ischemic Attack/Minor Cerebral Infarction

    E-3 Guideline for Major Ischemic Stroke

    E-4 Guideline for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    E-5 Guideline for Intracerebral/Intraventricular Hemorrhage.

    F Outline of Diets Low in Fat and Cholesterol and Table of Ideal Body Weight

    F-1 Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Diet

    F-2 Very Low Fat, Very Low Cholesterol Diet

    F-3 Metropolitan Height and Weight Tables

    Subject Index


  • 250.00 lei

    Neuroanatomy Atlas in Clinical Context is unique in integrating clinical information, correlations, and terminology with neuroanatomical concepts. It provides everything students need to not only master the anatomy of the central nervous system, but also understand its clinical relevance – ensuring preparedness for exams and clinical rotations. This authoritative approach, combined with salutary features such as full-color stained sections, extensive cranial nerve cross-referencing, and systems neurobiology coverage, sustains the legacy of this legendary teaching and learning tool.

    Emphasizes neuroscience information, concepts, and images that collectively constitute a comprehensive, clinically oriented overview of systems neurobiology

    Offers clear explanations, hundreds of review questions, and supplemental online resources that provide a sound anatomical basis for integrating neurobiological and clinical information

    Features an abundance of updated and expanded clinical content throughout all chapters to reflect the latest neuroscience knowledge

    Expands Clinical Syndromes of the Central Nervous System chapter to include a new section featuring Stroke Syndromes

    Introduces numerous new MRI, CT, MRA, and MRV images, as well as updated full-color photographs and artwork, to bring the content to life like never before

    Uses contemporary clinical and basic science terminology in its proper context

    Integrates detailed and richly illustrated coverage of neuroanatomy with neuroscience and clinical concepts, allowing students to understand the material’s clinical context and relevance

    Offers a wealth of neuroimaging examples, clinical photographs, and full-color artwork that vividly demonstrate how neuroanatomy presents in clinical practice

    Features the masterful teaching of Duane E. Haines, PhD, FAAAS, FAAA, a widely respected and accomplished educator who has helped generations of students master neuroanatomy and neuroscience


  • Stroke Medicine
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    The second edition of Stroke Medicine incorporates considerable advances in the treatment of stroke that have occurred since the first edition published. This provides an up-to-date and easily accessible source of information on all aspects of stroke care, from acute care through to rehabilitation and secondary prevention. The new edition includes some additional updates on cardiac investigation of stroke, due to novel methods for detecting atrial fibrillation, and new trial data has been added to the chapter on Treatment of Stroke. The book includes numerous illustrations and tables presenting information in an easy-to-follow way and is designed to be used by the practising physician as a practical handbook of stroke care.

  • The Neuro-Ophthalmology Survival Guide, 2nd Edition
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    29500lei 250.00 lei


    This book is a practical, symptom-based, ‘how-to’ guide to neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists and optometrists. Each chapter focusses on a specific clinical symptom and includes an introduction to the clinical assessment of a symptom; an examination checklist; a management flowchart to be followed; clinical diagnostic criteria checklists; and further information on the diseases that can cause the symptom with a brief discussion of appropriate management.


    A practical and accessible handbook for the ophthalmologist or optometrist without a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus.

    The text simplifies a subject which is often a cause of litigation against practising ophthalmologists and exam failure for trainees and residents.

    The book aids diagnosis in a field in which mistakes may lead to medico-legal problems, e.g. brain tumours presenting with blurred or double vision.

    The book leads the reader from the symptom, through a series of simple but safe flowcharts and check-lists, to the diagnosis or the tests which need to be ordered.

    The first chapter presents 20 ‘golden rules’ to keep you and your patients out of trouble.

    New To This Edition:

    A revised text with some new illustrations brings this highly-praised book up to date.

    New online videos demonstrate abnormal eye movements, eyelid problems and pupil abnormalities.

    Table Of Contents:

    Staying out of trouble

    Blurred vision or field loss

    Swollen disc(s), normal vision

    Transient visual loss

    Double vision

    ‘Seeing things’

    Abnormal movement or orientation of the visual world

    Abnormal eye movements without visual symptoms

    Unequal pupils


    Facial weakness or spasm

    Unexplained eye pain, orbital pain or headache

    Neuro-ophthalmic history and examination.



  • 30000lei 255.00 lei

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    This is a practical book on neurological therapy. It is aimed at giving concise and updated answers to busy practicing clinicians in the clinic, ward or emergency department. An evidence-based approach is used, but when there is no evidence or the data are inconclusive, an expert opinion is always being given in order to meet the expectations of the reader. All neurological conditions (common and less common) are discussed; each chapter has a similar format, and contains an initial brief introduction on the epidemiology and clinical features of each disease. The therapy is then discussed, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological, with wide use of Tables & Figures (flowcharts are also included in most of the chapters).

  • Paediatric Neurology
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    32300lei 260.00 lei

       A practical guide to day-to-day care in child neurology

    ·         Uses key concepts to introduce complex topics

    ·         Includes anatomical diagrams for quick and easy reference

    ·         Reflecting real life situations on the ward

    ·         Covers common and rare conditions

    New to this Edition:

    ·         Updated to reflect changes in the field since the previous edition.

    ·         Reflects major advances in neurogenetics including new section on approaches to the genetic investigation of neurological disease

    ·         Includes new section on approaches to the genetic investigation of neurological disease

    ·         New material on neuroinflammation and neuropsychiatric presentations

    ·         Updated information on headache and epilepsy


    Table of Contents

    1: Clinical Approach
    2: Neurodiagnostic Tools
    3: Signs and Symptoms
    4: Specific Conditions
    5: Consultation with other services
    6: Emergencies
    7: Pharmacopoeia


  • 28900lei 270.00 lei

    Written by experts in the field, this book offers an up-to-date and systematic approach to understanding epilepsy. It focuses on advanced tools and therapies in diagnosis and management, and comprehensively yet simply covers the content of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certification. Five sections comprise the main text: mechanisms, classification, EEG technical concepts, diagnostic tools, and management. Pathophysiology and pathology of epilepsies are covered, as well as classification of seizures and epilepsies, electro-clinical syndromes, non-epileptic spells, and status epilepticus. Contributors also discuss diagnostic tools such as scalp and intracranial EEG, neuroimaging, and neuropsychological tests, in addition to the management of epilepsy and associated concerns, including anti-seizure drugs, surgical and stimulation therapies, gender issues, comorbidities, and psychosocial aspects. Tables, high-quality pathology, radiology and clinical images, and EEG illustrations aid readers in understanding content. A valuable book for medical trainees, neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses and EEG technologists, and essential certification preparation.

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    275.00 lei

    La plasticit� c�r�brale Au cours des derni�res ann�es, la prise de conscience des capacit�s adaptatives du cerveau l'a fait passer d'une structure fig�e, dont le fonctionnement �tait consid�r� comme acquis pr�cocement dans l'enfance et restait immuable, � un organe pleinement int�gr� au sein de r�seaux fonctionnels et modelable tout au long de la vie en fonction des contraintes internes ou externes auxquelles l'individu est soumis. Ces propri�t�s sont regroup�es sous le terme de plasticit� c�r�brale. L'�tude de cette plasticit� c�r�brale a permis un bond en avant dans les connaissances sur le fonctionnement c�r�bral chez le sujet sain et sur la compr�hension de son implication positive ou d�l�t�re en pathologie. C'est ce qu'aborde cet ouvrage en d�taillant la physiologie, les techniques d'exploration et en particulier l'IRMf et la fNIRS, les techniques de modulations comme la rTMS ou tDTC mais aussi les m�dicaments, la th�rapie cellulaire, la m�ditation ou l'hypnose, les effets chez l'homme sain comme le sportif ou le musicien, les changements apport�s dans la prise en charge des AVC, des gliomes, des pathologies psychiatriques mais aussi dans la prise en charge de pathologies n'affectant pas directement le cerveau comme chez les patients douloureux chroniques ou les amput�s.

  • 280.00 lei




    This practical book features more than 1000 questions and answers with illustrations for pediatric neurologists, adult neurologists, general pediatricians and students taking their initial board examination and maintenance of certification.  All questions are in multiple choice format and followed by the correct answer with a full explanation and appropriate references.  Chapters are sectioned by different topics in pediatric neurology, including Epilepsy, Metabolic Disorders and Movement Disorders and other topics.  Timely and thorough, this is a handy and succinct resource.


    Table of contents (29 chapters)


    Pages 1-15

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 17-27

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Genetic Disorders

    Pages 29-116

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 117-144

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Demyelinating Disorders

    Pages 145-170

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Developmental Disorders

    Pages 171-184

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Eating Disorders

    Pages 185-186

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Epilepsy 1

    Pages 187-235

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Epilepsy 2

    Pages 237-332

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Ethics and Professionalism

    Pages 333-340

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 341-376

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Pages 377-407

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Mental Retardation/Cognitive Disorders

    Pages 409-415

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 417-442

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Movement Disorders

    Pages 443-465

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Neuro-cutaneous Syndromes

    Pages 467-488

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Neurologic Complications of Systemic Disease

    Pages 489-502

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 503-551

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 553-583

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 585-589

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 591-609

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Short Q/A

    Pages 611-621

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN

    Sleep Disorders

    Pages 623-641

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Spinal Cord

    Pages 643-658

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Static Encephalopathy/Cerebral Palsy/Rehabilitation

    Pages 659-671

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Toxic Encephalopathy

    Pages 673-686

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Traumatic Brain Injury

    Pages 687-704

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



    Pages 705-728

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN


    Correction to: Absolute Pediatric Neurology

    Pages C1-C1

    Awaad, Yasser M., M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FAAN



  • 31500lei 280.00 lei




    The perennial neurology classic, updated and expanded

    The sixth edition of Duus' classic Topical Diagnosis in Neurology builds on the clear, integrated presentation of anatomy, function, and disorders of the central nervous system that made it a success for almost over five decades, serving as a quick reference for practitioners and trainees alike. It elucidates the neuroanatomical pathways that lead to specific clinical syndromes, and demonstrates how comprehensive anatomical knowledge combined with a thorough neurological examination can help localize and categorize a lesion and arrive at a differential diagnosis.

    The time-tested logical, thematic structure with useful summaries, at the beginning of each chapter, and color-coded section headings enable readers to distinguish neuroanatomical from clinical material at a glance and enable efficient and time saving study.

    Features of the sixth edition:

    New tables and clinical case examples

    Improved descriptions of neuroanatomical/neurophysiological basics in the context of clinical symptoms

    Twenty-three new illustrations, to a total of more than 400 illustrations

    A wide range of study aids and clinical correlations that support the emphasis on integrative medicine in the current medical school curricula

    Topical Diagnosis in Neurology is an ideal reference for neurologists and neuroscientists who correlate neurological diseases with anatomical location to arrive at a diagnosis or understand a clinical syndrome. It is also an essential tool for trainees and advanced students who need a solid grounding in key neurofunctional relationships.


    Table of Contents:


    1 Elements of the Nervous System

    Information Flow in the Nervous System

    Neurons and Synapses



    Neurotransmitters and Receptors

    Functional Groups of Neurons

    Glial Cells

    2 Somatosensory System

    Peripheral Components of the Somatosensory System and Peripheral Regulatory Circuits

    Receptor Organs

    Peripheral Nerve, Dorsal Root Ganglion, Posterior Root

    Peripheral Regulatory Circuits

    Central Components of the Somatosensory System

    Posterior and Anterior Spinocerebellar Tracts

    Posterior Columns

    Anterior Spinothalamic Tract

    Lateral Spinothalamic Tract

    Other Afferent Tracts of the Spinal Cord

    Central Processing of Somatosensory Information

    Somatosensory Deficits due to Lesions at Specific Sites along the Somatosensory Pathways

    3 Motor System

    Central Components of the Motor System and Clinical Syndromes of Lesions Affecting Them

    Motor Cortical Areas

    Corticospinal Tract (Pyramidal Tract)

    Corticonuclear (Corticobulbar) Tract

    Other Central Components of the Motor System

    Lesions of Central Motor Pathways

    Peripheral Components of the Motor System and Clinical Syndromes of Lesions Affecting Them

    Clinical Syndromes of Motor Unit Lesions

    Complex Clinical Syndromes due to Lesions of Specific Components of the Nervous System

    Spinal Cord Syndromes

    Vascular Spinal Cord Syndromes

    Spinal Cord Tumors

    Nerve Root Syndromes (Radicular Syndromes)

    Plexus Syndromes

    Peripheral Nerve Syndromes

    Syndromes of the Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle

    4 Brainstem

    Surface Anatomy of the Brainstem




    Cranial Nerves

    Origin, Components, and Functions

    Olfactory System (CN I)

    Visual System (CN II)

    Eye Movements (CN III, IV, and VI)

    Trigeminal Nerve (CN V)

    Facial Nerve (CN VII) and Nervus Intermedius

    Vestibulocochlear Nerve (CN VIII)—Cochlear Component and the Organ of Hearing

    Vestibulocochlear Nerve (CN VIII)—Vestibular Component and Vestibular System

    Vagal System (CN IX, X, and the Cranial Portion of XI)

    Hypoglossal Nerve (CN XII)

    Topographical Anatomy of the Brainstem

    Internal Structure of the Brainstem

    Brainstem Disorders

    Ischemic Brainstem Syndromes

    5 Cerebellum

    Surface Anatomy

    Internal Structure

    Cerebellar Cortex

    Cerebellar Nuclei

    Afferent and Efferent Projections of the Cerebellar Cortex and Nuclei

    Connections of the Cerebellum with Other Parts of the Nervous System

    Cerebellar Function and Cerebellar Syndromes




    Cerebellar Disorders

    Cerebellar Ischemia and Hemorrhage

    Cerebellar Tumors

    Genetic and Metabolic Diseases of the Cerebellum

    6 Diencephalon and Autonomic Nervous System

    Location and Components of the Diencephalon



    Position of the Thalamic Nuclei in Ascending and Descending Pathways

    Functions of the Thalamus

    Syndromes due to Thalamic Lesions

    Thalamic Vascular Syndromes



    Location and Components


    Location and Components

    Hypothalamic Nuclei

    Afferent and Efferent Projections of the Hypothalamus

    Functions of the Hypothalamus

    Peripheral Autonomic Nervous System


    Sympathetic Nervous System

    Parasympathetic Nervous System

    Autonomic Innervation and Functional Disturbances of Individual Organs

    Visceral and Referred Pain

    7 Limbic System


    Internal and External Connections

    Major Components of the Limbic System


    Microanatomy of the Hippocampal Formation


    Functions of the Limbic System

    Types of Memory

    Memory Dysfunction—the Amnestic Syndrome and Its Causes

    8 Basal Ganglia

    Preliminary Remarks on Terminology

    The Role of the Basal Ganglia in the Motor System: Phylogenetic Aspects

    Components of the Basal Ganglia and Their Connections


    Connections of the Basal Ganglia

    Function and Dysfunction of the Basal Ganglia

    Clinical Syndromes of Basal Ganglia Lesions

    9 Cerebrum


    Gross Anatomy and Subdivision of the Cerebrum

    Gyri and Sulci

    Histological Organization of the Cerebral Cortex

    Laminar Architecture

    Cerebral White Matter

    Projection Fibers

    Association Fibers

    Commissural Fibers

    Functional Localization in the Cerebral Cortex


    Primary Cortical Fields

    Association Areas

    Frontal Lobe

    Higher Cortical Functions and Their Impairment by Cortical Lesions

    10 Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord; Cerebrospinal Fluid and Ventricular System

    Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

    Dura Mater


    Pia Mater

    Cerebrospinal Fluid and Ventricular System

    Structure of the Ventricular System

    Cerebrospinal Fluid Circulation and Resorption

    Disturbances of Cerebrospinal Fluid Circulation—Hydrocephalus

    11 Blood Supply and Vascular Disorders of the Central Nervous System

    Arteries of the Brain

    Extradural Course of the Arteries of the Brain

    Arteries of the Anterior and Middle Cranial Fossae

    Arteries of the Posterior Fossa

    Collateral Circulation in the Brain

    Veins of the Brain

    Superficial and Deep Veins of the Brain

    Dural Sinuses

    Blood Supply of the Spinal Cord

    Arterial Anastomotic Network

    Venous Drainage

    Cerebral Ischemia

    Arterial Hypoperfusion

    Particular Cerebrovascular Syndromes

    Impaired Venous Drainage from the Brain

    Intracranial Hemorrhage

    Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Nontraumatic)

    Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Subdural and Epidural Hematoma

    Vascular Syndromes of the Spinal Cord

    Arterial Hypoperfusion

    Impaired Venous Drainage

    Spinal Cord Hemorrhage and Hematoma




  • 31000lei 280.00 lei

    User-friendly and well organized, Easy EMG is designed to help residents learn the fundamental principles of electrodiagnostic testing (including nerve conduction studies and needle EMG). This one-of-a-kind resource offers expert guidance on performing and interpreting EMGs, as well as how to test the most common conditions encountered in daily practice. At-a-glance tables combine with clear illustrations and a pocket-sized format to make Easy EMG ideal for on-the-go reference!

    New to this edition
    • Twenty-eight brand-new videos, including clips on Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) and needle testing, bolster learning at the bedside.
    • New chapters cover critical neuropathy and myopathy, inflammatory neuropathies, and neuromuscular junction disorders.
    • Updated EMG billing codes reflect the latest changes to ensure practical application.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

  • 33700lei 300.00 lei



    This book presents a selection of neurological clinical cases and tests the reader in order to allow them to gain clinical self-confidence in approaching the case, requesting tests (negotiating test with other specialties e.g. radiology) and also in referring to other specialties. The book examines a range of different clinical scenarios and neurological conditions from multiple sclerosis and degenerative disorders to epilepsy and headache.  The book can serve as a teaching aid in a classroom setting, where teacher introduces the case (“telling the story”, neurological examination) and the students then propose differential diagnoses and further tests. Teacher, when suitable, shows representative test result to students and expects students to interpret scan/test, eventually concluding the case, proposing further referrals and discussing prognosis Each chapter also contains visual aids in the form of  Neuroexam, helping the reader gain a quick understanding of the case. Aimed at trainee neurologists and any non-neurologists who might encounter neurological cases in the clinic, this book is useful for bedside teaching especially when there are not enough available patients on ward.


    Table of Contents:


    1. Anticoagulation and Fall

    2. Pain in the Face

    3. Dementia and “Something Else”

    4. New Symptoms in Old Illness

    5. Young Lady with Severe Arm Pain

    6. “Remember Bingo Numbers!”

    7. Poor Hearing and Seizures

    8. Tired and Sleepy Woman with Headaches

    9. Disorientation, Confusion I

    10. Disorientation, Confusion II

    11. Woman with Sudden Headache

    12. First Seizure

    13. Elephant in the Room vs. Red Herring

    14. Gait Disorder and Falls

    15. “Tongue Tied” Man with Opiate Addiction

    16. Right Sided Hemiparesis in Young Smoker

    17. Young Man with Pins and Needles

    18. Painful and Weak Young Man

    19. Recurrent Otitis Media

    20. Deafness and Shoulder Weakness

    21. Young Girl with the Wrist Drop

    22. Facial Tingling and Poor Hearing

    23. Balance and Gait Problems

    24. Numb Legs and Constipation

    25. Yellow and Weak Young Man

    Back Matter




  • Ie Lange Clinical Neurology, 11th Edition
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     Clinical Neurology, Eleventh Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of basic and clinical neurology in a concise, digestible format. It links clinical neuroscience to current approaches for accurately diagnosing and effectively treating neurologic disorders. Covering all the advances in molecular biology and genetics, this popular guide emphasizes history-taking and neurologic examination as the cornerstones of diagnosis. All information is thoroughly up-to-date and presented as a practice-oriented approach to neurology based on the patient's presenting symptoms or signs.


    Table of Contents:


    Chapter 1. NeurologicHistory & Examination

    Neurologic examination ofsphincter function

    Chapter 2. InvestigativeStudies

    Neuromuscular imaging studies

    Update on ultrasonography forneuromuscular diagnosis

    Chapter 3. Coma


    Role of prefrontal cortex in consciousness

    Causes of coma

    Spontaneous intracranialhypotension as a cause of coma

    Persistent vegetative state

    New imaging insights intopersistent vegetative & minimally conscious states

    Treatment of traumatic vegetative &minimally conscious states with amantadine

    Chapter 4. ConfusionalStates


    Serotonin syndrome

    Electrolyte disorders


    Endocrine & metabolic disorders

    Mechanisms of impairedhypoglycemia sensing in treated diabetes

    Nutritional disorders

    Furosemide-induced thiaminedeficiency

    Organ system failure

    ICU delirium

    Postoperative cognitivedysfunction

    Meningitis, encephalitis & sepsis

    Mechanism of N. meningitidis vascular spread

    Dysregulated host inflammatoryresponse in tuberculous meningitis

    CSF findings in HIV-infectedpatients with tuberculous meningitis

    Tick-borne encephalitis & (re-emergent)yellow fever

    Nipah virus encephalitis

    Updated diagnostic testing forviral encephalitis

    New recommendation on empiricaltreatment of toxoplasmosis in AIDS

    Fexinidazole for treatment of Africantrypanosomiasis

    Mechanism of meningeal invasion inleukemia

    Chapter 5. Dementia& Amnestic Disorders


    Somatic neuronal mutations in aging and neurodegeneration

    Differential diagnosis

    Biomarker-based diagnostic algorithms for dementia syndromes


    Tau folding in Alzheimer vs. Pickdisease

    Tau-disrupted nucleocytoplasmictransport in Alzheimer disease pathogenesis

    Contrasting mechanisms ofaggregate toxicity in neurodegeneration

    Herpes simplex virus infection andAlzheimer disease

    Inflammation in Alzheimer diseasepathogenesis

    Meningeal lymphatics (glymphatics)in Alzheimer disease pathogenesis

    Blood pressure and risk of Alzheimerdisease

    Relation between epilepsy anddementia

    Exercise training in dementia

    Sex differences in Alzheimerdisease

    Spatial navigation deficits asearly signs of Alzheimer disease

    Subjective cognitive decline in relationto Alzheimer disease

    Update on biomarkers for Alzheimerdisease

    Concomitant neurodegenerativeproteinopathies

    Update on clinical trials oftreatments for Alzheimer disease (eg, solanezumab, verubecestat)

    Clinical and pathologicalcorrelates of primary progressive aphasia variants

    New consensus guidelines fordiagnosis & treatment of dementia with Lewy bodies

    Skin prions in Creutzfeldt-Jakobdisease infectivity and diagnosis

    Other cerebral disorders

    Shunting response to gait vs. dementia in normal pressurehydrocephalus

    Normal pressure hydrocephalus vs.neurodegenerative ventriculomegaly

    Mild traumatic brain injury & dementia

    Systemic disorders

    Subclinical hyperthyroidism &dementia


    Features of memory impairment in depression

    Amnestic syndromes

    Update on antibody-mediatedencephalitis antigens & treatment

    Chapter 6. Headache& Facial Pain


    Triptans, SSRIs & serotoninsyndrome

    CGRP receptor-blocking monoclonalantibodies (eg, erenumab, fremanezumab)

    Prochlorperazine plusdiphenhydramine vs. hydromorphone for IV migraine therapy

    Vagus nerve stimulation as acute therapyfor migraine

    Reconsideration of medicationoveruse headache

    Update on sustained release drugs

    Safety of migraine drugs in pregnancyand breast-feeding

    Cluster headache

           CGRPreceptor-blocking monoclonal antibodies

    Giant cell arteritis

    Tocilizumab for treatment ofgiant-cell arteritis

    Intracranial mass

    Molecular classification of braintumors

    Subventricular zone origin ofglioblastoma multiforme

    Nivolumab plus ipilimumab formelanoma brain metastases

    Chapter 7. Neuro-OphthalmicDisorders

    Update on imaging of optic nervedisorders (optical coherence tomography)

    Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy inobstructive sleep apnea

    Erectile dysfunction drugs & nonarteritic anterior ischemicoptic neuropathy

    Updated consensus management ofpseudotumor cerebri

    Update on imaging of giant cellarteritis (ultrasound, MRI, PET)

    Charles Bonnet syndrome incortical blindness

    Chapter 8. Disordersof Equilibrium

    New Figure: Sites of involvement in peripheral vestibular disorders

    Peripheral vestibular disorders

    Self-treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

    Cerebellar & central vestibulardisorders

    Autoimmune septin-5 cerebellarataxia

    Cerebellar histiocytosis

    Sensory ataxias

    Nonataxic symptoms in FriedreichAtaxia

    Chapter 9. MotorDisorders

    Spinal cord disorders

    Ibudilast for treatment of progressivemultiple sclerosis

    Simvastatin for cognitivedysfunction in secondary progressivemultiple sclerosis

    Clinical differentiation oftransverse myelitis etiologies

    Circumferential resectioncord-compressing tumors (vs. decompressive laminectomy)

    Anterior horn cell disorders

    Kinesin family member 5A (KIF5A) mutationsassociated with ALS

    Edaravone for treatment of ALS

    Nusinersen for treatment oflater-onset spinal muscular atrophy

    Disorders of peripheral nerve

    Critical illness neuromyopathy(updating critical illness polyneuropathy) & management

    Disorders of neuromuscular transmission

    Bilevel positive airway pressure(BiPAP) for myasthenic crisis

    Tensilon®replaced by Enlon® (both edrophonium) for myasthenia testing

    Eculizumab for treatment ofmyasthenia gravis

    Chapter 10. SensoryDisorders

    New Table: Pharmacologic Treatment of Pain

    Approach to diagnosis

    Neuropathic itch: causes &treatment


    Guillain-Barrésyndrome associated with bone and digestive organ surgery

    Autoantibodies in chronic inflammatory demyelinatingpolyradiculoneuropathy

    Polyneuropathy with monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance

    Fluoroquinolone-induced polyneuropathy

    Patisiran treatment of hereditarytransthyretin-mediated amyloidosis

    Chapter 11. MovementDisorders


    LRRK2 activation in idiopathic Parkinson disease

    Postural tremor subtypes in Parkinson disease

    Light therapy treatment of Parkinsondisease

    Chapter 12. Seizures& Syncope


    Update on sustained release drugs

    Safety of anticonvulsant drugs inpregnancy and breast-feeding

    Newly approved anticonvulsantdrugs: clobazam, eslicarbazepine, perampanel,

    Cannabidiol for treatment of Lennox-Gastaut& Dravet syndromes

    Hypothermia not associated with betteroutcome in status epilepticus

    No increased risk of seizures withattention-deficit disorder medications


    Relative efficacy of nonpharmacologicinterventions for orthostatic hypotension

    Chapter 13. Stroke

    Approach to diagnosis

    Updated epidemiology ofcerebrovascular disease

    Focal cerebral ischemia—approach to diagnosis

    Temporal trends in ischemic stroke subtypes

    Five-year risk of stroke after TIAor minor ischemic stroke (2018 study)

    Factors associated with emergencyroom misdiagnosis of stroke

    Focal cerebral ischemia—pathophysiology

    Skull bone marrow in post-strokeinflammatory response

    Focal cerebral ischemia—etiology

    New perspectives on cerebral smallvessel disease

    Preeclampsia, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, and stroke

    Late-life systolic and diastolicblood pressure and risk of stroke

    Intra-ictal blood pressure and poststroke cognitive impairment

    Blood lipid profiles in relationto stroke subtypes

    Psychological stress as a risk factor for stroke

    Sepsis as a risk factor for stroke

    Update on genetics, epidemiology& management of cerebrovascular fibromuscular dysplasia

    Update on ischemic stroke incancer patients and its treatment

    Stroke risk in occult and manifest cancers

    Biopsy vs. imaging findings in primaryCNS vasculitis

    Update on patent foramen ovaleclosure for cryptogenic stroke

    Effects of sex and aura on strokerisk in migraine

    Role of paradoxical embolism instroke in migraineurs

    Presentations and treatment updatein cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis

    Focal cerebral ischemia—prevention & treatment

    LDL cholesterol target levels forsecondary stroke prevention

    Stroke prevention in the veryelderly

    Hypercoagulability workup for nonatheroscleroticischemic stroke

    Aspirin for primary stroke preventionin diabetes mellitus

    Diagnosis & management of theantiphospholipid syndrome in stroke prevention

    Embolic stroke after leftventricular endocardial ablation

    American Heart Association 2018 guidelines for management of acuteischemic stroke

    Aspirin ± clopidogrel for acute ischemic strokeand TIA

    Betrixaban vs. enoxaparin forstroke prophylaxis in hospitalized patients

    Ezetimibe for stroke prevention inacute coronary syndrome

    Rivaroxaban ±aspirin for secondary stroke prevention

    Rivaroxaban vs.aspirin for secondary prevention after cryptogenic stroke

    Andexanet alfa for reversing bleeding from factor Xa inhibitor treatment

    Timing for initiating statin therapy after acute ischemic stroke

    Warfarin vs. vitamin K antagonists for embolic stroke prevention inatrial fibrillation

    Reappraisal of endarterectomy forasymptomatic carotid stenosis

    Leukoaraiosis & risk of hemorrhage after thrombolysis

    Tenecteplase versus alteplase thrombolysis before thrombectomy forischemic stroke

    Safety of thrombolysis in patients on non–vitamin K antagonist oralanticoagulants

    Time to endovascular treatment and outcome in acute ischemic stroke

    Endovascular thrombectomy 6-24hours after stroke onset

    MRI-guided thrombolysis for stroke withunknown time of onset

    Endovascular therapy for distalintracranial occlusions

    Effect of intravenous thrombolysisprior to mechanical thrombectomy on stroke outcome

    Effect of interhospital transferon stroke outcome after thrombectomy

    EmboTrap thrombectomy for acuteischemic stroke from large-vessel occlusion

    Conscious sedation vs. localanesthesia for endovascular treatment of stroke

    Cervical nerve transfer for limbparalysis after stroke

    Focal cerebral ischemia—complications & rehabilitation

    Mechanisms of cardiac complications after stroke

    Hyperglycemia & post-strokeinfection

    Microbiological etiologies of pneumonia complicating stroke

    Post-stroke fatigue and itstreatment

    Post-stroke anxiety subtypes

    Long-term risk of post-strokeseizures

    Mechanisms of motor compensationafter stroke

    Robotic exosuits for strokerehabilitation

    Intracerebral hemorrhage

    Etiology of deep vs. superficial cerebellar hemorrhage

    Update on etiology & outcome of perimesencephalic hemorrhage

    Risk of intracerebral hemorrhage from warfarin vs. direct oralanticoagulants

    Effects of statins on incidence of intracerebral and subarachnoidhemorrhage

    Blood pressure target to prevent brain ischemia after intracerebralhemorrhage

    Genetics of intracranial aneurysms

    Medical vs. interventional therapy for unruptured brain AVMs: results ofrandomized trial

    Spetzler–Martin grading scale & treatment of brain AVMs

    Update on genetics and bleedingrisk of cranial cavernous malformations

    Global cerebral ischemia

    Early hyperoxia and neurologicalfunction after cardiac arrest

    Epinephrine & neurological outcomeafter cardiac arrest


  • Clinical Signs in Neurology: A Compendium
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    Get the most relevant facts on neurological pathology in a handy A-to-Z format – at your fingertips in seconds! This concise volume is an easy-access resource of useful neurologic signs, heavily illustrated and supplemented with dozens of videos online.  More than 1,500 entries guide you in the important art of mastering the neurological examination and arriving at a quick, accurate diagnosis.

    • Details the physical signs of neurological pathology in an easy-to-use alphabetical format.
    • Heavily illustrated with clinical photographs and descriptive figures to help you sharpen your diagnostic skills.
    • More than 50 videos online take you step by step through a neurological examination.
    • Provides hard-to-find information on multiple signs or lesser-known signs that are useful to know.
    Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation  
    • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
    • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
    • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
    • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
    • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

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    A clinical ‘in the office’ or ‘at the bedside’ guide to effective patient care for neurologists in practice and in training 

    • Each presentation includes practical descriptions of phenomenology, and key clinical information from the history and neurological examination that guide the physician to the correct diagnosis, and treatment options
    • Throughout the book Science Revisited highlights remind clinicians of the scientific anchors related to each  disorder, and Evidence at a Glance boxes summarise clinical trial evidence-based review information 
    • Numerous video clips in every chapter demonstrate different movement disorders to aid diagnosis 
    • Unique learning tools, Tips and Tricks and Caution Warning boxes, give useful hints on improving outcomes and preventing errors

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    Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Snell’s Clinical Neuroanatomy, Eighth Edition, equips medical and health professions students with a complete, clinically oriented understanding of neuroanatomy. Organized classically by system, this revised edition reflects the latest clinical approaches to neuroanatomy structures and reinforces concepts with enhanced, illustrations, diagnostic images, and surface anatomy photographs.   Each chapter begins with clear objectives and a clinical case for a practical introduction to key concepts. Throughout the text, Clinical Notes highlight important clinical considerations.Chapters end with bulleted key concepts, along with clinical problem solving cases and review questions that test students’ comprehension and ensure preparation for clinical application.


    Table of Contents:


    Color Atlas of Brain

    Chapter 1 Introduction and Organization of the Nervous System

    Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems

    Autonomic Nervous System

    Major Divisions of the Central Nervous System

    Spinal Cord


    Major Divisions of the Peripheral Nervous System

    Cranial and Spinal Nerves


    Early Development of the Nervous System

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 2 Neurons and Neuroglia


    Neuron Types

    Neuronal Structure






    Ependymal Cell Functions

    Extracellular Space

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 3 Nerve Fibers and Peripheral Innervation

    Nerve Fibers

    Myelinated Nerve Fibers

    Nonmyelinated Nerve Fibers

    Peripheral Nerves

    Spinal Nerves and Spinal Nerve Roots

    Cranial Nerves

    Sensory Ganglia

    Autonomic Ganglia

    Peripheral Nerve Plexuses

    Receptor Endings

    Anatomical Types of Receptors

    Cutaneous Receptor Function

    Sensory Stimulus Transduction into Nerve Impulse

    Joint Receptors

    Neuromuscular Spindles

    Neuromuscular Spindle Function

    Neurotendinous Spindles

    Effector Endings

    Skeletal Muscle Innervation

    Skeletal Muscle Neuromuscular Junctions

    Smooth Muscle Neuromuscular Junctions

    Cardiac Muscle Neuromuscular Junctions

    Nerve Endings on Secretory Cells of Glands

    Segmental Innervation of Skin

    Segmental Innervation of Muscles

    Muscle Tone and Muscle Action

    Motor Unit Summation

    Muscle Fatigue


    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 4 Spinal Cord and Ascending, Descending, and Intersegmental Tracts

    Brief Review of the Vertebral Column

    Vertebral Column Composition

    Spinal Cord

    Spinal Cord Structure

    Ascending Tracts

    Anatomical Organization


    Descending Tracts

    Anatomical Organization


    Corticospinal Tracts

    Reticulospinal T racts

    Tectospinal Tract

    Rubrospinal Tract

    Vestibulospinal Tract

    Olivospinal Tract

    Descending Autonomic Fibers

    Intersegmental Tracts

    Reflex Arc

    Influence of Higher Neuronal Centers on Spinal Reflex Activity

    Renshaw Cells and Lower Motor Neuron Inhibition

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 5 Brainstem

    Skull Anatomy

    Adult Skull

    Neonatal Skull

    Cranial Cavity

    Vault of the Skull

    Base of the Skull

    Anterior Cranial Fossa

    Middle Cranial Fossa

    Posterior Cranial Fossa


    Introduction to the Brainstem

    Medulla Oblongata

    Internal Structure


    Internal Structure


    Internal Structure

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 6 Cerebellum and Its Connections

    Gross Appearance


    Cerebellar Cortex

    Functional Areas

    Intracerebellar Nuclei

    White Matter

    Cerebellar Cortical Mechanisms

    Intracerebellar Nuclear Mechanisms

    Cerebellar Cortical Neurotransmitters

    Cerebellar Peduncles

    Cerebellar Afferent Fibers

    Cerebellar Afferent Fibers From the Cerebral Cortex

    Cerebellar Afferent Fibers From the Spinal Cord

    Cerebellar Afferent Fibers From the Vestibular Nerve

    Other Afferent Fibers

    Cerebellar Efferent Fibers

    Globose-Emboliform-Rubral Pathway

    Dentatothalamic Pathway

    Fastigial Vestibular Pathway

    Fastigial Reticular Pathway

    Functions of the Cerebellum

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 7 Cerebrum



    Gross Features





    Hypothalamic Relations

    Optic Chiasma

    Tuber Cinereum

    Mammillary Bodies

    Third Ventricle

    General Appearance of the Cerebral Hemispheres

    Main Sulci

    Cerebral Hemisphere Lobes

    Superolateral Surface (Atlas Plate 3)

    Medial and Inferior Surfaces (Atlas Plates 3, 6, and 8)

    Internal Structure of the Cerebral Hemispheres (Atlas Plates 4 and 5)

    Lateral Ventricles

    Basal Nuclei

    White Matter

    Septum Pellucidum

    Tela Choroidea

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 8 The Structure and Functional Localization of the Cerebral Cortex


    Nerve Cells

    Nerve Fibers


    Cortical Structure Variations

    Cortical Mechanisms

    Cortical Areas

    Frontal Lobe

    Parietal Lobe

    Occipital Lobe

    Temporal Lobe

    Other Cortical Areas

    Association Cortex

    Cerebral Dominance

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 9 Reticular Formation and Limbic System

    Reticular Formation

    General Arrangement

    Afferent Projections

    Efferent Projections


    Limbic System

    Hippocampal Formation

    Amygdaloid Nucleus

    Connecting Pathways of the Limbic System

    Hippocampal Structure and the Dentate Gyrus

    Afferent Connections of the Hippocampus

    Efferent Connections of the Hippocampus

    Limbic System Functions

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 10 Basal Nuclei (Basal Ganglia)


    Corpus Striatum

    Caudate Nucleus

    Lentiform Nucleus

    Amygdaloid Nucleus

    Substantia Nigra and Subthalamic Nuclei


    Connections of the Corpus Striatum and Globus Pallidus

    Corpus Striatum Afferent Fibers

    Corpus Striatum Efferent Fibers

    Globus Pallidus Afferent Fibers

    Globus Pallidus Efferent Fibers

    Basal Nuclei Functions

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 11 Cranial Nerve Nuclei

    Cranial Nerves

    Cranial Nerve Organization

    Cranial Nerve Motor Nuclei

    Olfactory Nerves (Cranial Nerve I)

    Olfactory Bulb

    Olfactory Tract

    Optic Nerve (Cranial Nerve II)

    Optic Chiasma

    Optic Tract

    Lateral Geniculate Body

    Optic Radiation

    Visual Pathway and Binocular Vision Neurons

    Visual Reflexes

    Oculomotor Nerve (Cranial Nerve III)

    Oculomotor Nerve Nuclei

    Oculomotor Nerve Course

    Trochlear Nerve (Cranial Nerve IV)

    Trochlear Nerve Nucleus

    Trochlear Nerve Course

    Trigeminal Nerve (Cranial Nerve V)

    Trigeminal Nerve Nuclei

    Trigeminal Nerve Sensory Components

    Trigeminal Nerve Motor Component

    Trigeminal Nerve Course

    Abducens Nerve (Cranial Nerve VI)

    Abducens Nerve Nucleus

    Abducens Nerve Course

    Facial Nerve (Cranial Nerve VII)

    Facial Nerve Nuclei

    Facial Nerve Course

    Facial Nerve Distribution

    Vestibulocochlear Nerve (Cranial Nerve VIII)

    Vestibular Nerve

    Cochlear Nerve

    Vestibulocochlear Nerve Course

    Glossopharyngeal Nerve (Cranial Nerve IX)

    Glossopharyngeal Nerve Nuclei

    Glossopharyngeal Nerve Course

    Vagus Nerve (Cranial Nerve X)

    Vagus Nerve Nuclei

    Vagus Nerve Course

    Accessory Nerve (Cranial Nerve XI)

    Cranial Root

    Spinal Root

    Hypoglossal Nerve (Cranial Nerve XII)

    Hypoglossal Nucleus

    Hypoglossal Nerve Course

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 12 Thalamus

    General Appearance


    Anterior Part

    Medial Part

    Lateral Part

    Other Nuclei



    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 13 Hypothalamus


    Hypothalamic Nuclei

    Medial Zone

    Lateral Zone

    Hypothalamic Lines of Communication

    Afferent Nervous Connections

    Efferent Nervous Connections

    Connections With the Hypophysis Cerebri


    Autonomic Control

    Endocrine Control


    Temperature Regulation

    Regulation of Food and Water Intake

    Emotion and Behavior

    Control of Circadian Rhythms

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 14 Autonomic Nervous System


    Sympathetic Part

    Parasympathetic Part

    Large Autonomic Plexuses

    Autonomic Ganglia

    Preganglionic Transmitters

    Acetylcholine Receptors

    Fast, Slow, and Inhibitory Synaptic Potentials

    Ganglion-Stimulating Agents

    Ganglion-Blocking Agents

    Postganglionic Nerve Endings

    Postganglionic Transmitters

    Other Postganglionic Transmitters

    Cholinergic Receptor Blockade

    Adrenergic Receptor Blockade

    Higher Control

    Enteric Nervous System


    Differences Between Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Systems

    Autonomic Innervations


    Lacrimal Gland

    Salivary Glands



    Gastrointestinal Tract

    Gallbladder and Biliary Ducts


    Suprarenal Gland Medulla

    Anal Canal Involuntary Internal Sphincter

    Urinary Bladder

    Penile and Clitoral Erection



    Upper Limb Arteries

    Lower Limb Arteries

    Ans Physiologic Reflexes

    Direct and Consensual Light Reflexes

    Accommodation Reflex

    Carotid Sinus and Aortic Arch Reflexes

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 15 Meninges

    Brain Meninges

    Dura Mater

    Arachnoid Mater

    Pia Mater

    Spinal Cord Meninges

    Dura Mater

    Arachnoid Mater

    Pia Mater

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 16 Ventricular System and Cerebrospinal Fluid

    Ventricular System

    Lateral Ventricles

    Third Ventricle

    Cerebral Aqueduct

    Fourth Ventricle

    Lateral Boundaries

    Posterior Wall (Roof)

    Rhomboid Fossa (Floor)

    Central Canal

    Subarachnoid Space

    Cerebrospinal Fluid





    Subarachnoid Space Extensions

    Blood–Brain and Blood–Cerebrospinal Fluid Barriers

    Blood–Brain Barrier

    Blood–Cerebrospinal Fluid Barrier

    Cerebrospinal Fluid–Brain Interface

    Functional Significance of the Barriers

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 17 Blood Supply of the Brain and Spinal Cord

    Arteries of the Brain

    Internal Carotid Artery

    Vertebral Artery

    Circle of Willis

    Arteries to Specific Brain Areas

    Nerve Supply of Cerebral Arteries

    Veins of the Brain

    External Cerebral Veins

    Internal Cerebral Veins

    Veins of Specific Brain Areas

    Brain Capillaries

    Cerebral Circulation

    Spinal Cord Arteries

    Posterior Spinal Arteries

    Anterior Spinal Artery

    Segmental Spinal Arteries

    Spinal Cord Veins

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Chapter 18 Nervous System Development

    Spinal Cord

    Further Development of the Motor Neurons

    Afferent Neuron Development in the Sensory Pathway

    Further Development of Posterior Gray Column Sensory Neurons

    Development of the Meninges and Spinal Cord Relationship to Vertebral Column


    Medulla Oblongata (Myelencephalon)

    Pons (Ventral Part of Metencephalon)

    Cerebellum (Posterior Part of Metencephalon)

    Midbrain (Mesencephalon)

    Forebrain (Prosencephalon)

    Diencephalon Fate

    Telencephalon Fate

    Cerebral Hemispheres

    Cerebral Cortex


    Myelination in the Central Nervous System

    Clinical Notes

    Clinical Problem Solving

    Answers and Explanations to Clinical Problem Solving

    Review Questions

    Answers and Explanations to Review Questions

    Appendix Neuroanatomical Data of Clinical Significance and Clinical Neuroanatomy Techniques



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    How does the brain regulate sexual behavior, or control our body weight? How do we cope with stress? Addressing these questions and many more besides, this thoroughly revised new edition reflects the significant advances that have been made in the study of neuroendocrinology over the last twenty years. The text examines the importance of the hypothalamus in regulating hormone secretion from the endocrine glands, describing novel sites of hormone release including bone, heart, skeletal muscle and liver. The role of steroid hormone, neurotransmitter and peptide receptors, and the molecular responses of target tissues, is integrated into the discussion of the neuroendocrine brain, especially through changes in gene expression. Particular attention is attached to neuropeptides, including their profound influence on behavior. Complete with new full-color figures throughout, along with review and essay questions for each chapter, this is an ideal resource for undergraduate and graduate students of neuroscience, psychology, biology and physiology.

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    An introductory text that transitions into a moderately advanced, case-based analysis of neurologic disorders and diseases, this book emphasizes how to simplify the process of making a neurologic diagnosis.  Medical students and residents are often intimidated by a deluge of data, perception of anatomic complexity, extensive differential diagnoses, and often have no organized structure to follow.  Diagnostic methods of general medicine are not applicable.  Indeed, neurology is a unique specialty since it requires the intermediary step of an anatomic diagnosis prior to proffering a differential diagnosis.  Yet the required knowledge of neuroanatomy need not be profound for the student or resident who will not specialize in neurology or neurosurgery.   The Neurologic Diagnosis: A Practical Bedside Approach, 2nd Edition is primarily directed to neurology and neurosurgery residents but it will be useful for medical and family practice residents who will discover that a great percentage of their patients have neurologic symptoms.  A one-month neurology rotation out of four years of medical school is not sufficient to make a cogent neurologic diagnosis. The aim of this concise, practical book -- which includes an in-depth video of how to perform a neurologic examination -- is to facilitate the process of establishing a neuroanatomic diagnosis followed by a rigorous analysis of symptoms and signs to reach a well-thought out differential diagnosis.  Focused and succinct, this book is an invaluable resource for making a lucid neurologic diagnosis.  


    Table of Contents:


    1. Introduction

    2. The Ten Neuroanatomic Diagnoses

    3. The Neurologic History Holds the Diagnostic Keys

    4. Neurologic Examination

    5. Evaluation of the Poorly Responsive Patient

    6. The Six Major Anatomic Decussations with Clinical Correlation

    7. Cerebrovascular Anatomy with Clinical Correlation

    8. Autonomic Nervous System Anatomy with Clinical Correlation

    9. Neuromuscular Diseases: Neuroanatomic and Differential Diagnoses

    10. Myelopathies

    11. Common Symptoms in the Neurology Clinic

    12. Diagnostic Dilemmas

    13. Neurologic Terminology


  • Neuro ICU Procedure Atlas
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    315.00 lei



    Atlas provides insightful guidance on how to perform core procedures in the neuro ICU

    Neuro ICU Procedure Atlas by distinguished neurosurgeons Jack I. Jallo and David F. Slottje is a visually rich, step-by-step atlas describing technical aspects of common bedside procedures performed in patients with grave neurological conditions. With contributions from an impressive group of contributors, the book features 13 chapters encompassing fundamental techniques, such as shunt externalization/shunt tap, lumbar puncture, lumbar drain, ICP monitor, PbtO2 and JvO2 monitors, central and arterial line, cervical traction, intubation, cricothyrotomy, chest tube, and more.

    Key Highlights:

    In-depth, reader friendly discussion of vital clinical issues including indications and contraindications, relevant anatomy/physiology, and complications

    Clinical pearls and troubleshooting sections for each approach

    Illustrations of ventricular drain or ICP monitor placement, non-conventional ventricular drain insertion points, trajectory lines for ventricular drain insertion, and more provide detailed visual learning guides

    This essential resource will help neurosurgical residents and early-career neurosurgeons, intensivists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants accelerate the learning curve for the bedside care of critically ill patients.


    Table of Contents:


    1 External Ventricular Drain

    1.1 Introduction

    1.2 Relevant Anatomy and Physiology

    1.3 Indications

    1.3.1 ICP Monitoring

    1.3.2 CSF Diversion

    1.3.3 Intrathecal Access

    1.4 Contraindications

    1.4.1 Special Situations

    1.5 Equipment

    1.6 Technique

    1.6.1 Preparation

    1.6.2 Medications

    1.6.3 Positioning/Equipment Setup

    1.6.4 Procedure

    1.6.5 Alternative Approaches

    1.7 Complications

    1.7.1 Infection

    1.7.2 Hemorrhage

    1.7.3 Upward Herniation

    1.7.4 Aneurysm Re-rupture

    1.7.5 Motor Cortex Injury

    1.7.6 Superior Sagittal Sinus Injury

    1.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    1.8.1 Scalp Bleeding

    1.8.2 Entry Site

    1.8.3 Tunneling Direction

    1.8.4 Fracture Lines/Cranial Defects

    1.8.5 Ventricular Collapse

    2 Shunt Tap and Shunt Externalization

    2.1 Introduction

    2.2 Relevant Anatomy and Physiology

    2.3 Indications—Shunt Tap

    2.4 Contraindications—Shunt Tap

    2.5 Equipment—Shunt Tap

    2.6 Technique—Shunt Tap

    2.6.1 Preparation

    2.6.2 Medications

    2.6.3 Positioning/Equipment Setup

    2.6.4 Procedure

    2.7 Indications—Shunt Externalization

    2.8 Contraindications—Shunt Externalization

    2.9 Equipment—Shunt Externalization

    2.10 Technique—Shunt Externalization

    2.10.1 Preparation

    2.10.2 Medications

    2.10.3 Positioning/Equipment Setup

    2.10.4 Procedure

    2.11 Complications

    2.11.1 Infection

    2.11.2 Catheter Retraction

    2.11.3 Air Lock of Shunt System

    2.12 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    2.12.1 Inability to Tap Shunt Valve

    2.12.2 Distal Catheter Resistance

    2.12.3 Partial Retraction of the Shunt Catheter

    3 Lumbar Puncture

    3.1 Introduction

    3.2 Relevant Anatomy

    3.2.1 Cerebrospinal Fluid

    3.2.2 Lumbar Spine

    3.3 Indications

    3.3.1 Obtain a CSF Sample

    3.3.2 Measure Pressure

    3.3.3 Therapeutic Drainage

    3.4 Contraindications

    3.4.1 Intracranial Space-Occupying Lesion or Existing Brain Shift

    3.4.2 Obstructive Hydrocephalus

    3.4.3 Coagulopathy/Clotting Dysfunction/Bleeding Disorder

    3.4.4 Insertion Site Infection

    3.5 Equipment

    3.6 Technique

    3.6.1 Patient Positioning

    3.6.2 Preparation

    3.6.3 Needle Insertion

    3.6.4 Pressure Measurement

    3.6.5 CSF Collection

    3.6.6 Closure

    3.7 Complications

    3.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    4 Lumbar Drain

    4.1 Introduction

    4.2 Relevant Anatomy/Physiology

    4.3 Indications

    4.3.1 Craniotomy

    4.3.2 Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

    4.3.3 CSF Leak

    4.3.4 Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    4.3.5 Thoracoabdominal Aortic Surgery

    4.3.6 Miscellaneous

    4.4 Contraindications

    4.4.1 Intracranial Mass Lesion

    4.4.2 Obstructive Hydrocephalus

    4.4.3 Skin Infection/Spinal Epidural Abscess

    4.4.4 Coagulopathy/Thrombocytopenia/Anticoagulant Therapy

    4.5 Equipment

    4.6 Technique

    4.6.1 Positioning and Equipment Setup

    4.6.2 Procedure

    4.7 Complications

    4.7.1 Headache

    4.7.2 Cerebral Herniation

    4.7.3 Infection

    4.7.4 Retained Catheter

    4.7.5 Spinal Cord Injury/Parethesia

    4.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    4.8.1 Overdrainage

    4.8.2 Catheter Shearing

    4.8.3 No CSF Egress

    4.8.4 Severe Pre-existing CSF Leak

    4.9 Conclusion

    5 Parenchymal Intracranial Pressure Monitor

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Relevant Anatomy and Physiology

    5.3 Indications

    5.3.1 Recommendations from the 4th Edition Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines

    5.3.2 Recommendations from the Prior (3rd) Edition Not Supported by Evidence Meeting Current Standards

    5.4 Contraindications

    5.5 Equipment

    5.6 Technique

    5.6.1 Preparation

    5.6.2 Medications

    5.6.3 Positioning/Equipment Setup

    5.6.4 Procedure

    5.6.5 Postprocedure

    5.7 Complications

    5.7.1 Infection

    5.7.2 Hemorrhage

    5.7.3 Motor Cortex Injury

    5.7.4 Superior Sagittal Sinus Injury

    5.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    5.8.1 Scalp Bleeding

    5.8.2 Entry Site

    5.8.3 Aberrant ICP Measurement

    6 Brain Tissue Oxygenation: Procedural Steps and Clinical Utility

    6.1 Introduction

    6.2 Relevant Anatomy and Physiology

    6.2.1 Anatomic Considerations

    6.2.2 Physiologic Principles

    6.2.3 Devices

    6.3 Indications

    6.4 Contraindications

    6.5 Equipment

    6.5.1 Pre-Op Checklist and Equipment/Supplies

    6.5.2 Sedation

    6.6 Technique

    6.6.1 Positioning

    6.6.2 Incision Planning

    6.6.3 Prep and Drape

    6.6.4 Incision and Twist Drill

    6.6.5 Dural Opening

    6.6.6 Probe Placement and Securement

    6.6.7 Connection to Monitoring System

    6.6.8 Closure and Dressing

    6.6.9 Postprocedure Imaging

    6.7 Complications

    6.7.1 Hemorrhage

    6.7.2 CSF Leak

    6.7.3 Skull Fracture

    6.7.4 Infection

    6.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    6.8.1 Sedation Issues

    6.8.2 Positioning Issues and Tips

    6.8.3 Scalp Bleeding and Avoidance

    6.8.4 Craniotomy Angulation and Tips

    6.8.5 Dural Opening

    6.8.6 Probe Pull-Out and Avoidance

    6.9 Conclusion

    7 Jugular Bulb Oxygen Monitor

    7.1 Introduction

    7.2 Relevant Anatomy and Physiology

    7.3 Indications

    7.4 Contraindications

    7.5 Equipment

    7.6 Technique

    7.7 Complications

    7.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    8 Central Line

    8.1 Introduction

    8.2 Anatomy/Physiology

    8.2.1 Subclavian Vein Anatomy

    8.2.2 Internal Jugular Vein Anatomy

    8.2.3 Femoral Vein Anatomy

    8.3 Indications

    8.4 Contraindications

    8.5 Equipment

    8.5.1 Catheter Types

    8.6 Technique

    8.6.1 Subclavian Vein Technique

    8.6.2 Femoral Vein Technique

    8.6.3 Internal Jugular Vein Technique

    8.7 Complications

    8.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    9 Arterial Line

    9.1 Introduction

    9.2 Anatomy/Physiology

    9.3 Indications

    9.3.1 Measurement of Intra-arterial Blood Pressure

    9.3.2 Arterial Access for Frequent Blood Sampling

    9.4 Contraindications

    9.5 Equipment

    9.6 Technique

    9.7 Complications

    9.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    10 Cervical Traction

    10.1 Introduction

    10.2 Relevant Anatomy and Physiology

    10.2.1 Cervical Spine Anatomy

    10.2.2 Pathophysiology of Cervical Traction

    10.3 Indications

    10.3.1 Facet Dislocations

    10.3.2 Displaced or Angulated Hangman’s Fractures

    10.3.3 Displaced or Angulated Type II Odontoid Fractures

    10.3.4 Rotary Atlantoaxial Subluxations

    10.3.5 Subaxial Burst Fractures

    10.4 Contraindications

    10.5 Equipment

    10.5.1 Gardner-Wells Tongs

    10.5.2 Halo Ring

    10.5.3 Modified Hospital Bed

    10.5.4 Weight

    10.5.5 Halo Vest

    10.6 Technique

    10.6.1 Patient Assessment

    10.6.2 Tong Placement

    10.6.3 Patient Positioning

    10.6.4 Weight Application

    10.6.5 Neurological Monitoring

    10.6.6 Radiographic Assessment

    10.7 Complications

    10.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    10.8.1 Resource Management

    10.8.2 Halo Vest

    10.8.3 Force Vector

    10.8.4 Converting to Open Reduction and Internal Fixation

    10.9 Conclusion

    11 Intubation

    11.1 Introduction

    11.2 Relevant Anatomy/Physiology

    11.3 Indications

    11.3.1 Airway

    11.3.2 Lung

    11.3.3 Tissue

    11.4 Contraindications (and Precautions)

    11.4.1 General Assessment for Difficult Airway

    11.5 Equipment

    11.6 Technique

    11.6.1 Using Direct Laryngoscope (the Curved Macintosh Blade or the Straight Miller Blade)

    11.6.2 Using Video Laryngoscope (Glidescope)—“Down, Up, Down, Up”

    11.6.3 Complications/Precautions

    11.6.4 Difficult Airway Algorithm

    11.6.5 Supraglottic Assist Devices

    11.7 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    11.8 Special Circumstances

    11.8.1 Intubation of Patients with Maxillofacial Injury

    11.8.2 Intubation of Patients with Cervical Spine Trauma

    11.8.3 Intubation of Patients with Dislodged Tracheostomy Tube

    11.8.4 Intubation of Patients Post Carotid Endarterectomy or Cervical Spine Surgery

    11.8.5 Intubation of Patients Post Transphenoidal Surgery

    11.8.6 Intubation of Patients with Moya-Moya

    11.8.7 Intubation of Morbidly Obese Patients

    12 Cricothyrotomy

    12.1 Introduction

    12.2 Relevant Anatomy and Physiology

    12.3 Indications

    12.4 Contraindications

    12.5 Equipment

    12.6 Technique

    12.6.1 Preparation

    12.6.2 Medications

    12.6.3 Positioning/Equipment Set-up

    12.6.4 Procedure

    12.7 Complications

    12.7.1 Acute Complications

    12.7.2 Delayed Complications

    12.8 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting

    12.8.1 Controlled Chaos

    12.8.2 Time Management

    12.8.3 Don’t Lose the Airway

    13 Chest Tube Insertion

    13.1 Introduction

    13.2 Relevant Anatomy/Physiology

    13.3 Indications

    13.3.1 Emergency Indications

    13.3.2 Nonemergent Indications

    13.4 Contraindications

    13.5 Equipment

    13.6 Technique

    13.6.1 Preparation

    13.6.2 Seldinger Technique

    13.6.3 Standard Technique

    13.7 Removal

    13.7.1 Technique for Removal

    13.8 Complications

    13.9 Expert Suggestions/Troubleshooting



  • 35200lei 315.00 lei

    Widely known and well-respected, The Little Black Book of Neurology has been a thorough yet portable reference in this complex field for more than 30 years, presenting definitions, classifications, and guidance on diagnosis and management for a wide range of neurological disorders. The 6th Edition offers updated and expanded coverage of neuropharmacology and neuroimaging - plus a new, more user-friendly, fast-access format that makes the book ideal for quick clinical consultation or as a refresher for the Boards.

    Key Features

    • Presents a comprehensive, yet concise, "all-in-one" introduction to neurology in a portable, alphabetical format - now newly structured to make reference faster and easier than ever.
    • Enables you to access critical guidance at a glance with new tables of differential diagnosis, patient evaluation, and treatment options.
    • Covers many new topics including significantly expanded sections on sleep, neuromuscular disorders, and critical care.
    • Includes four new appendices: Neurocritical Emergencies · Therapeutic Care · AAN Guideline Summaries · and Scales - highlighting evidence-based guidelines when available, enabling you to make more informed clinical judgments.
    • Offers updated and expanded coverage of neuropharmacology and neuroimaging.
    • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.




    Abscess, Brain Abscess, Epidural Acalculia Acid-Base Disturbances ADEM Disease Agnosia Agraphia AIDS Alcohol Alexia Amaurosis Fugax Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Angelman Syndrome Angiography Angiomas Antibody Testing In Neuromuscular Disease Antidepressants Aphasia Apraxia Arteriovenous Malformations Asterixis Ataxia, Spinocerebellar Degeneration Athetosis (See Also Chorea) Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Autism Autonomic Dysfunction Balint Syndrome Benzodiazepines Bladder Botulinum Toxin Brachial Plexus Brain Death Bulbar Palsy Cadasil Caloric Testing Cardiopulmonary Arrest (See Also Brain Death, COMA) Carotid-Cavernous Fistula Carotid Stenosis (See Also Ischemia) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Catamenial Epilepsy Cauda Equina And Conus Medullaris Cerebellum Cerebral Aneurysms Cerebral Cortex Cerebral Hemorrhage, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Salt-Wasting Syndrome Cerebrospinal Fluid Channelopathies Chemotherapy, Neurologic Complications Chiari Malformations Child Neurology: History, And Physical Examination Chorea Chromosomal Disorders COMA (See Also Brain Death, Cardiopulmonary Arrest, And AAN Guideline Appendix) Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) Computed Tomography Conversion Disorder Confusional State (See Delirium) Cramps Cranial Nerves Craniocervical Junction (See Also Arnold-Chiari Malformation) Craniosynostosis Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease; Other Human Prion Diseases Degenerative Diseases Of Childhood Dementia (See Also AAN Guideline Summaries Appendix) Delirium (Acute Confusional State) Demyelinating Disorders Dermatomes Diabetes Insipidus Dialysis (Central Nervous System Complications) Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Dizziness Dysarthria Dyskinesia; Tardive (See Also Therapeutic Appendix) Dysphagia Dystonia Electrocardiogram And Cardiac Effects Of Neurological Disorders Electroencephalography Electrolyte Disorders Electromyography And Nerve Conduction Studies Embryology Of The Congenital Malformations Of The Brain And Spine Encephalitis Encephalopathy Encephalopathy, Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Endovascular Treatment Of Aneurysms Epilepsy And Women (See Also Catamenial Epilepsy, Epilepsy, And AAN Guideline Summaries Appendix) Epilepsy (See Also AAN Guideline Summaries, Neurologic Emergency, And Therapeutic Appendices) Erectile Dysfunction; Impotence Evoked Potentials Extracranial Ultrasonography Eye Muscles Facial Nerve, Hemifacial Spasm Femoral Nerve Fontanel Fragile X Syndrome Frontal Lobe Frontal Lobe Lesions And Syndromes Frontal Lobe Seizure Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Gait Disorders Gaze Palsy Gerstmann Syndrome Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia Glucose Imbalance Graves Ophthalmopathy Guillain-Barré Syndrome (See Also Neuropathy) Hallucinations Head Trauma Headache: Migraine And Other Types (See Also AAN Guideline Summaries Appendix) Hearing Hemifacial Spasm Herniation Hiccups (Singultus, Hiccoughs) Horner Syndrome, Cocaine Test Huntington Disease Hydrocephalus Hyperventilation Hypotonic Infant/Hypotonia In Infancy/Floppy Infant Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Immunization, Vaccination Intracranial Pressure Intracranial Stenosis Ischemia (Stroke And Transient Ischemic Attack) (See Also The Neurologic Emergency Appendix, Acute Ischemic Stroke) Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome Learning Disabilities Limbic System Lumbosacral Plexopathy Lyme Disease, Neuroborreliosis Macrocephaly Magnetic Resonance Imaging Magnetoencephalography Marburg Disease Mechanical Thrombectomy For Acute Ischemic Stroke (See Thrombectomy) Melas Memory Meningitis (See Also Neurologic Emergency Appendix) Mental Status Testing Metabolic Diseases Of Childhood Microcephaly Mitochondrial Disorders Motor Neuron Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (See Also AAN Guideline Summaries Appendix) Moyamoya Disease Multiple Sclerosis (See Also AAN Guideline Summaries And Therapeutic Appendices) Muscle Diseases And Testing Muscular Dystrophy Myasthenia Gravis Myelography Myoclonus Myoglobinuria, Rhabdomyolysis, Creatine Kinase Myopathy Myotomes Myotonia, Myotonic Dystrophy Neglect Neurocutaneous Syndromes Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Neuroleptics Neuropathy (See Also AAN Guideline Summaries Appendix) Nutritional Deficiency Syndromes Nystagmus Occipital Lobe Ocular Oscillations Olfaction Opalski Syndrome Ophthalmoplegia Optic Nerve Optokinetic Nystagmus Paget Disease Pain Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes Parietal Lobe Parkinson Disease Parkinsonism Periodic Paralysis (See Myotonia) Peripheral Nerve Disease (See Also Neuropathy) PET And SPECT Pituitary Disorders (Pituitary Adenoma, Hypo- And Hyperpituitarism, Apoplexy) Porphyria Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES), See Also Hypertensive Encephalopathy Pregnancy Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Pseudobulbar Palsy Pseudotumor Cerebri Ptosis Pupil Radial Nerve Radiation Injury Radiculopathy Reflexes Respiratory Failure Restless Legs Syndrome (Willis-Ekbom Syndrome) Retina And Uveal Tract (Uveitis) Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome, Call-Fleming Syndrome Rheumatoid Arthritis Rigidity Romberg Sign Sarcoidosis Sciatic Nerve, Sciatica Sepsis Shunts, Third Ventriculostomy, Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts Sickle Cell Disease Sleep Disorders Spasticity Spinal Cord Spinal Cord Compression (See Also Spinal Cord Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury In Neurologic Emergency Appendix) Spinal Cord Trauma (See Also Spinal Cord Compression And Neurologic Emergencies Appendix) Spinal Cord Infarction Spinal Epidural Abscesses Spinocerebellar Ataxia (See Also Ataxia) Spinocerebellar Degeneration (Spinocerebellar Ataxia) Status Epilepticus (See Also Epilepsy NCC And Neurologic Emergencies Appendix) Subdural Hematoma Syncope Syndrome Of Inappropriate Secretion Of Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) Syphilis Taste Tauopathies Temporal Lobe Thyroid Thrombectomy For Acute Ischemic Stroke Tourette Syndrome (Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome) Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound Transplantation Tremors (See Also Therapeutic Appendix) Trigeminal Neuralgia Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion Tumor Embolization Tumors Ulnar Nerve (See Also Peripheral Nerve) Ultrasonography (See Transcranial Doppler) Uremia Vasculitis Vein Of Galen Malformation Venous Thrombosis Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty Vertigo Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Visual Fields Wada Testing White Matter Tract Lesion In Multiple Sclerosis—Radiographic Features Wilson Disease Zoster AAN Guideline Summaries Appendix Evaluation And Prognosis Of Coma



  • 35100lei 320.00 lei

     Memory Loss combines expert guidance, case studies, and diagnostic tests to help you effectively diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other common dementias. Drs. Andrew E. Budson and Paul R. Solomon cover the essentials of physical and cognitive examinations, laboratory and imaging studies, and the latest treatment approaches. The practical text, diagnostic tests, and online access to a downloadable image bank at are the tools you need to consistently make accurate diagnoses.

    New to this edition

    • Comprehensive coverage of hot topics such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, in addition to new criteria on vascular dementia and vascular cognitive impairment.
    • Includes new National Institute on Aging–Alzheimer's Association and DSM-5 criteria for Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment.
    • Learn how to use new diagnostic tests, such as the amyloid imaging scans florbetapir (Amyvid), flutemetamol (Vizamyl), and florbetaben (Neuraceq), which can display amyloid plaques in the living brains of patients.
    • Updated case studies, many complete with videos illustrating common tests, clinical signs, and diagnostic features, are now incorporated into the main text as clinical vignettes for all major disorders.
    • Brand-new chapters on how to approach the differential diagnosis and on primary progressive aphasia.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

  • 36500lei 320.00 lei




    This book provides a concise review for practitioners in preparation for the Vascular Neurology Boards including the Maintenance of Certification exam. A valuable second edition, expertly written text is supplemented with new treatment paradigms as well as new and updated trial results.  Beginning with a general overview on how to prepare for the exam, this practical guide emphasizes clinically relevant scientific principles that must be mastered by the stroke clinician. Subsequent chapters examine specific epidemiological risk factors that can cause strokes, and discuss stroke pathophysiology, classification, and vascular neuroanatomy. Further subject analysis extends to specific demographics who are genetically predisposed to experiencing a stroke, including those with comorbidities and preexisting conditions. Closing chapters then focus on systems of treatment, such as stroke rehab, pharmacology, and various systems of care. Vascular Neurology Board Review, Second Edition, is not only written to act as a guide for the neurology resident and fellow, but also as a useful framework for non-neurologists.


    Table of contents:


    1. How to Prepare for the Exam

    2. Initial Stroke Evaluation

    3. Vascular Neuroanatomy

    4. Stroke Syndromes

    5. Epidemiology and Risk Factors

    6. Stroke Pathophysiology

    7. Classification of Stroke

    8. Stroke Treatment, Early Management, and Secondary Prevention

    9. Clinical Cardiology

    10. Genetic Stroke Syndromes

    11. Special Populations

    12. Complications of Stroke

    13. Intracranial Hemorrhage

    14. Vascular Malformations of the Brain and Spine

    15. Hematologic Disorders

    16. Neuroradiology

    17. Vascular Cognitive Disorders

    18. Stroke Rehab

    19. Pharmacology

    20. Stroke Systems of Care

    21. Perioperative Stroke



  • ADHD Complex, Practicing Mental Health in Primary Care
    by Gephart
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    38000lei 320.00 lei

    ADHD Complex: Practicing Mental Health in Primary Care, written by Dr. Harlan Gephart, provides a comprehensive review of key subjects of importance for primary care and family practitioners to help them better assess, diagnose, treat, and manage patient populations with ADHD. Dr. Gephart, Emeritus Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at University of Washington, has used his many years of experience and practice with this patient population to put together this helpful guide. Rating scales, questionnaires, and behavior checklists Identifying, screening, diagnosing, and treating learning problems in children and adolescents General principles of multi-modality treatments ADHD with coexistent psychiatric and behavioral disorders Resources for clinicians, parents, and patients

  • Handbook of Ion Channels
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    325.00 lei


    • Gives newcomers to the field a foundation in ion channel properties
    • Details up-to-date techniques used in the study of ion channels, including fluorescence spectroscopy, x-ray crystallography, and electrophysiology
    • Provides extensive coverage of 18 ion channel families
    • Presents modern structural interpretations of ion channel functions
    • Links the physiology of ion channels to diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases and cystic fibrosis
    • Includes a foreword by Bertil Hille, author of the field’s most authoritative textbook


    The New Benchmark for Understanding the Latest Developments of Ion Channels

    Ion channels control the electrical properties of neurons and cardiac cells, mediate the detection and response to sensory stimuli, and regulate the response to physical stimuli. They can often interact with the cellular environment due to their location at the surface of cells. In nonexcitable tissues, they also help regulate basic salt balance critical for homeostasis. All of these features make ion channels important targets for pharmaceuticals.

    Handbook of Ion Channels illustrates the fundamental importance of these membrane proteins to human health and disease. Renowned researchers from around the world introduce the technical aspects of ion channel research, provide a modern guide to the properties of major ion channels, and present powerful methods for modeling ion channel diseases and performing clinical trials for ion channel drugs.

    Conveniently divided into five parts, the handbook first describes the basic concepts of permeation and gating mechanisms, balancing classic theories and the latest developments. The second part covers the principles and practical issues of both traditional and new ion channel techniques and their applications to channel research. The third part organizes the material to follow the superfamilies of ion channels. This part focuses on the classification, properties, gating mechanisms, function, and pharmacology of established and novel channel types. The fourth part addresses ion channel regulation as well as trafficking and distribution. The final part examines several ion channel-related diseases, discussing genetics, mechanisms, and pharmaceutical advances.

  • 330.00 lei

     "Parkinson's Disease in the Older Patient, Second Edition" has been fully revised, updated and expanded to include new treatments and entirely new chapters. This authoritative text is written by recognised national specialists in the field and provides accessible, easy-to-read information. The practical and versatile approach comprehensively covers all aspects of treatment, and although it focuses on the older patient, it is also highly relevant for younger patient groups with an emphasis on multidisciplinary assessment and management. Detailed information on the aetiology and pathogenesis of the condition, drug and surgical treatments, sleep disturbances, quality of life and careers is now included, along with the more prevalent older patient issues such as neuropsychiatric disturbances, speech and swallowing problems, balance and falls, and autonomic disturbances. The updates also include new advice on the management and services in primary care, linked to the recent NICE guidelines.With official endorsement from The Parkinson's Disease Academy of the British Geriatrics Society, this new edition is highly recommended for general practitioners, geriatricians, neurologists and psychiatrists. Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, dieticians, and psychologists will also find it invaluable. It is suitable for general and specialist nurses, and will be of great use to researchers with an interest in Parkinson's disease.

    ·  Part 1 Background

    ·  1 A history of Parkinson’s disease

    ·  2 Pathology, aetiology and pathogenesis

    ·  3 Epidemiology of Parkinson’s disease

    ·  Part 2 Diagnosis and Assessment

    ·  4 Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease

    ·  5 Assessment and quality of life

    ·  Part 3 Non-Motor Dysfunction

    ·  6 Neuropsychiatry

    ·  7 Autonomic dysfunction

    ·  8 Oral problems: speech, diet and oral care

    ·  9 Sleep dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease

    ·  Part 4 Motor Dysfunction

    ·  10 Motor problems in Parkinson’s disease: fluctuations, gait, balance and falls

    ·  11 Driving and safe mobility in Parkinson’s disease

    ·  Part 5 Therapy and Management

    ·  12 Organisation of services and health economics

    ·  13 Parkinson’s disease and the general practitioner

    ·  14 Rehabilitation and the interdisciplinary team

    ·  15 The Parkinson’s disease nurse specialist

    ·  16 Drug therapy

    ·  17 Neurosurgery

    ·  18 Complementary and alternative medicine

    ·  19 Caring for the carers

    ·  20 Palliative care

    ·  Appendix 1: Useful rating scales

    ·  Appendix 2: Useful addresses and websites

    ·  Appendix 3: Clinical algorithm


  • 330.00 lei

     An authoritative collection of recent breakthroughs in Parkinson's Disease (PD) research, Parkinson’s Disease: Genetics and Pathogenesis spans key findings on the mechanisms of neurodegeneration and the role of specific genes that may lead to improved therapies for PD. The book reviews the major aspects of the disease including motoric and pathologic features, autonomic dysfunction, sleep disorders, and neuropsychiatric manifestations. It also provides an in-depth review of genetic considerations. With contributions by recognized experts on the topic, emphasis is placed on pathogenesis, experimental models, future therapeutic opportunities, and research trends affecting the field.

  • 37500lei 330.00 lei

    Essential Neuropharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide reviews the full range of medications used by neurologists in clinical practice. Expert knowledge is given about the best use of medications in patient care. Each drug listing contains the full range of indications, their advantages and disadvantages, and tips for dosing and avoiding adverse effects. Evidence is taken from recent clinical trials, which helps the reader relate the drug descriptions to everyday clinical practice. Where appropriate, off-label uses are also described. The detailed descriptions of each medication enable the user to make quick and informed decisions with the confidence they need to serve the clinical needs of their patients effectively. The new edition is fully updated throughout. Major new additions include neuro-oncology drugs, new multiple sclerosis agents, sleep medications and new formulations. This book is an essential, user-friendly reference suitable for neurologists at all stages of their careers.

    • Provides the most complete and up-to-date summary of the practical use of neurologic drugs – ensures currency
    • Uniform format and design – allows readers quickly to access relevant information in a clinical setting
    • Expanded to include new drugs and formulations, including neuro-oncology drugs, new multiple sclerosis agents, medications used for sleep - comprehensive for modern neurologic practice

  • 36800lei 340.00 lei

    The second edition of this practical guide provides a thorough introduction to the essential concepts of clinical neurology. Coverage includes history-taking; the neurological examination and ancillary tests; topical diagnosis and differential diagnosis of typical syndromes; the diseases of the central nervous system, peripheral nerves, autonomic nervous system, and muscles; epilepsy; and inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis.

    Central to the book are the lucid structuring of complex contents allowing efficient learning, even without prior knowledge of the subject; and the vital link between theory and clinical practice, with essential information on history-taking, the clinical examination, and additional tests, all supported by informative graphics and appropriate computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging studies.

      Key Features:
    • Complete revision of contents and an enhanced layout from the first edition
    • Brilliant format and structure, making the assimilation of complex information easy and efficient
    • Clear color illustrations and graphics, many new or revised for the second edition
    • Comprehensive tables expand and organize information on many topics
    • Vast clinical experience of two highly respected university teachers

    Fundamentals of Neurology: An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition, is the ideal introduction to clinical neurology for medical students, physical therapists, and other professionals involved in patient care.

  • 37500lei 345.00 lei


    Now in paperback, the Oxford Textbook of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia covers the dramatic developments that have occurred in the basic neuroscience and clinical research in both cognitive neurology and dementia in an integrated fashion. The text is firmly based on the clinical approach to the patient with cognitive impairment and dementia, while also providing the essential background scientific knowledge that is fundamental to clinical practice.

    Divided into three main sections, this book combines the basic science (Section 1) with different types of cognitive deficit or neuropsychological presentation (Section 2), and disease specific chapters (Section 3).

    With contributions from a range of international experts, this is essential reading for clinicians with an interest in cognition and dementia including neurologists, geriatricians and psychiatrists. It provides a powerful means of bringing together different aspects of conceptual understanding and factual knowledge, in a way that usually can only come after many years in the field.

  • 46000lei 350.00 lei



    Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Bridge the gap between basic and clinical science with this authoritative guide to neuroscience Created by an expert team of neuroscience educators, this comprehensive guide delivers the knowledge and insight you need to build your understanding of neuroscience—quickly and easily. Divided into two parts, the guide offers a thorough treatment of the basic science of the anatomy and function of the nervous system, as well an extended treatment of nervous system disorders and therapeutics. Packed with 500 color illustrations, Essentials of Modern Neuroscience provides both clinical content and numerous cases in an engaging, simple-to-understand style. It includes the strong pedagogy that makes LANGE basic science titles so popular and provides chapter-opening Learning Objectives, bulleted chapter summaries, and application boxes. Covers both basic science and clinical cases for full mastery of the topic Organized to mirror the way medical schools teach neuroscience Presents information in a way that fosters maximum retention Unique chapters cover addiction, affective disorders, and neurologic diseases


    Table of Contents:


    Part I Anatomy & Function of the Nervous System

    Section I Organization & Structure of the Nervous System

    1 Organization & Cells of the Nervous System

    2 Development of the Nervous System

    3 Functional Anatomy of the Nervous System I: Cerebrum & Subcortical Structures

    4 Functional Anatomy of the Nervous System II: The Brainstem, Cerebellum, Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nervous System, & Supporting Systems

    Section II Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience: Electrical Signaling & Synaptic Transmission

    5 Movement of Ions Across Biological Membranes: Ion Transporters & Channels

    6 Resting Membrane Potential & Action Potential

    7 Mechanisms of Synaptic Transmission

    8 Neurotransmitter Systems I: Acetylcholine & the Amino Acids

    9 Neurotransmitter Systems II: Monoamines, Purines, Neuropeptides, & Unconventional Neurotransmitters

    10 Synaptic Plasticity

    Section III Systems Neuroscience: Sensory & Motor Systems

    11 Visual System I: The Eye

    12 Visual System II: Central Visual Pathways

    13 Auditory & Vestibular Systems

    14 Chemical Senses: Olfactory & Gustatory Systems

    15 Somatosensory System

    16 Pyramidal Motor System

    17 Extrapyramidal Motor Systems: Basal Ganglia & Cerebellum

    18 Autonomic Nervous System: Sympathetic, Parasympathetic, & Enteric

    Section IV Cognitive Neuroscience

    19 Consciousness

    20 Learning & Memory

    21 Language

    22 Emotion

    23 Circadian Rhythms & Sleep

    Part II Nervous System Disorders & Therapeutics

    Section V Neurologic & Neurosurgical Disorders

    24 Stroke & Neurovascular Disorders

    25 Neurooncology

    26 Headache Disorders & Neurologic Pain Syndromes

    27 Epilepsy

    28 Movement Disorders

    29 Age-Associated Cognitive Disorders & Dementia

    30 Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammatory Disorders

    31 Neuromuscular Disorders

    32 Neurologic Infections

    33 Neurotrauma

    34 Sleep Disorders

    35 Pediatric Neurology

    Section VI Ear & Eye Disorders

    36 Neurotology & Ear Disorders

    37 Ocular Disorders

    Section VII Psychiatric Disorders

    38 Thought Disorders

    39 Mood Disorders

    40 Anxiety Disorders

    41 Somatic Symptom Disorder & Related Disorders

    42 Personality Disorders

    43 Substance Use Disorders

    44 Child & Adolescent Psychiatry




  • 40000lei 350.00 lei

    This issue of Neuroimaging Clinics of North America focuses on Imaging of Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Management, and is edited by Dr. �lex Rovira Ca�ellas. Articles will include: Multiple Sclerosis: Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects; Brain and Spinal Cord MR Imaging Features in Multiple Sclerosis and Variants; Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders; Radiologically Isolated Syndrome; MRI in Monitoring and Predicting Treatment Response in Multiple Sclerosis; Cortical Grey Matter MR Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis; Brain Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis: Technical Aspects and Clinical Relevance; Iron Mapping in Multiple Sclerosis; Microstructural MR Techniques in Multiple Sclerosis; Molecular and Metabolic Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis; Insights from Ultra-high Field Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis; Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis: Distinguishing Clinical and MRI Features, and more!

  • Peripheral Neuropathies: A Practical Approach
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    37500lei 350.00 lei

    Do you find the evaluation of a patient presenting clinical symptoms of distal extremity numbness and weakness daunting and complex? Are you unsure of the diagnostic processes and best-practices in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy? This invaluable guide presents a practical approach to the diagnosis and successful management of patients with peripheral neuropathies. Starting with a structured series of patient queries for symptoms and examination signs, the diagnostic process emphasizes the role of electrodiagnostic tests in defining the neuropathy. Specific neuropathies are presented with their epidemiology, causative pathology, diagnostic and laboratory factors, alongside advised treatments and overall management strategies. This leading resource will assist non-neuromuscular neurologists, physiatrists, neurology and physiatry residents, and will also be useful to electromyographers, proving an ideal aid for busy clinic schedules. o Presents a full clinical characterization of symptoms and signs of a neuropathy o Shows correlations between electrodiagnostic findings and underlying pathology o Classifies neuropathies by type

  • Stroke in the Older Person
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    37500lei 350.00 lei

    Mostly affecting older people, stroke can lead to death, disability, and dependency. Stroke in the Older Person brings together key discussions on every aspect of stroke as it affects the older person. Written by experienced clinicians, it offers evidence-based information and practical tips to promote excellent care for older patients. 1 Ossie Newell: What does it mean to have a stroke?; 2 Timothy J. England: Epidemiology and aetiopathogenesis; 3 Jagdish Sharma: Presentation of stroke in the older person; 4 Marissa Hagan and Ashit K. Shetty: Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) in the older person; 5 Christopher D. Stephen and Louis R. Caplan: Stroke mimics: Transient focal neurological events; 6 Senthil Raghunathan: Diagnostic investigations for stroke in older people: A practical approach; 7 Amy C. Gerrish, Dorothee P. Auer, and Amlyn Evans: A practical approach to neuroimaging in stroke; 8 David Mangion: Atrial fibrillation and stroke in the older person; 9 Paul Guyler: Early management of acute ischaemic stroke; 10 Zhe Kang Law and Nikola Sprigg: Intracerebral haemorrhage in older people; 11 Gordon Blair, Jason P. Appleton, Joanna M. Wardlaw, and Philip M. Bath: Cerebral small vessel disease: Potential interventions for prevention and treatment; 12 Jessica Beavan and Lisa Everton: Nutrition, feeding and dysphagia in the older patient with stroke; 13 Dee Webster and Sally Knapp: Communication disorders post-stroke; 14 Ganesh Subramanian: Early and late complications of stroke; 15 Rowena Padamsey and Avril Drummond: Occupational therapy in older people with stroke; 16 Dawn Hicklin and Clair Finnemore: Physiotherapy of the older stroke patient; 17 Rowan H. Harwood: Ethical and moral dilemmas including Do Not Attempt Resuscitation orders, advanced care planning, and end of life care; 18 Thomas McGowan and Adrian Blundell: Assessing capacity and decision making; 19 Amy Hillarious and Sunil K. Munshi: Urinary incontinence after stroke; 20 Ian I. Kneebone and Daniel Kam Yin Chan: Fatigue and the older stroke patient; 21 Deborah Plunkett and Sushma Dhar-Munshi: Visual disorders in stroke; 22 Catherine Gaynor: Discharge from hospital and early supported discharge; 23 Jatinder S. Minhas, Amit K. Mistri, and Thompson G. Robinson: Secondary prevention and revascularisation in the older person; 24 Wayne Sunman: Hypertension in older people; 25 Sandeep Ankolekar and Michela Simoni: Post-stroke cognitive impairment; 26 Reg C. Morris: Psychological and emotional issues after stroke; 27 Adam L. Gordon and Phillipa A. Logan: Stroke care in the community and long-term care facilities; 28 Mohana Maddula and Sunil K. Munshi: Readmission to hospital after stroke; 29 Kailash Krishnan and Nikola Sprigg: Research trials in the older stroke patient; 30 Declan O Kane: End of life care in stroke

  • 41500lei 350.00 lei



    With a focus on the practical, day-to-day tools needed by neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, and others who work with the elderly, Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, 3rd Edition, is an indispensable, easy-to-read resource in this growing area. Clinical experts Drs. Andrew Budson and Paul Solomon cover the essentials of physical and cognitive examinations and laboratory and imaging studies for dementia and related illnesses, giving you the guidance you need to make accurate diagnosis and treatment decisions with confidence. 

    Table Of Contents:


    1. Why Diagnose and Treat Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia?

    2. Evaluating the Patient with Memory Loss or Dementia

    3. Approach to the Patient with Memory Loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, or Dementia


    4. Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment due to Alzheimer’s Disease

    5. Alzheimer’s Look-Alikes: Primary Age-Related Tauopathy (PART) and Limbic-predominant, Age-related TDP-43 Encephalopathy (LATE)

    6. Dementia with Lewy Bodies (Including Parkinson’s Disease Dementia)

    7. Posterior Cortical Atrophy

    8. Vascular Dementia and Vascular Cognitive Impairment

    9. Primary Progressive Aphasia & Other Disorders of Speech

    10. Frontotemporal Dementia

    11. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    12. Corticobasal Degeneration

    13. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    14. Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease

    15. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

    16. Other Disorders That Disrupt Memory


    17. Goals of Treatment of Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia

    18. Cholinesterase Inhibitors

    19. Memantine (Generic and Namenda XR)

    20. Vitamins, Herbs, Supplements, and Anti-Inflammatories

    21. Future Treatments of Memory Loss

    22. Physical exercise, Diet, Strategies, and Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Memory Loss


    23. Evaluating the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

    24. Caring For and Educating the Caregiver

    25. Non-Pharmacological Treatment of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

    26. Pharmacological Treatment of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia


    27. Life Adjustments

    28. Legal and Financial Issues

    29. Special Issues


    APPENDIX A: Cognitive Test and Questionnaire Forms, Instructions, and Normative Data

    APPENDIX B: Screening for Memory Loss

    APPENDIX C: Our Current Understanding of Memory



  • Clinical Handbook of Neuromuscular Medicine
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    39300lei 350.00 lei



    This concise and practical book provides an overview of neuromuscular disorders in clinical practice. Diagnostic approaches are covered along with patient management strategies in an easy-to-understand and introductory framework.  Filling a significant gap in the literature, this resource delivers essential information for neurology trainees and practitioners, as well as anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of this important medical subspecialty.


    Table of Contents:


    1. Introduction

    2. Diseases of Muscle

    3. Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission

    4. Motor Neuron Disorders

    5. Diseases of Nerve

    6. The Diagnostic Approach to the Hypotonic and Weak Infant

    7. Rehabilitation Therapists’ Role in Management of Neuromuscular Disease

    8. Electrodiagnostic Testing

    9. Ventilatory Management in Neuromuscular Disease

    10. Genetic Testing in Neuromuscular Disease



  • 37800lei 355.00 lei

    Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Neurology provides trainees in neurology with an extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major neurologic disorders and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management.

    Perfect as a point-of-care resource on the hospital wards and also as a refresher for board exam preparation, the focus throughout is on providing rapid reference, essential information on each disorder to allow for quick, easy browsing and assimilation of the must-know information. All chapters follow a consistent template including the following features:

    • An opening bottom-line/key points section
    • Classification, pathogenesis and prevention of disorder
    • Evidence-based diagnosis, including relevant algorithms, laboratory and imaging tests, and potential pitfalls when diagnosing a patient
    • Disease management including commonly used medications with dosages, management algorithms and how to prevent complications
    • How to manage special populations, ie, in pregnancy, children and the elderly
    • The very latest evidence-based results, major society guidelines and key external sources to consult

    In addition, the book comes with a companion website housing extra features such as case studies with related questions for self-assessment, key patient advice and ICD codes. Each guide also has its own mobile app available for purchase, allowing you rapid access to the key features wherever you may be.

  • 360.00 lei


    Training in Neurorehabilitation

    The importance of physical therapy for neurological disease cannot be underestimated. Stroke, for example, is the second leading cause of death worldwide, and its global effect is considerable, based on disability-adjusted life years. With an aging population, the risk of stroke increases exponentially with age, and accordingly, the number of patients increases as well. It follows that specially tailored neurorehabilitation regimens are crucial in helping patients return to the workplace and maintain their independence.

    This concise and practical work, created by authors with decades of experience in the practice and teaching of physical therapy, serves that purpose well, with its emphasis on the targeted use of training equipment to match the patients' exact needs.

    Key Features:

    Concise, practical, and goal-oriented

    Provides expert guidance in creating individualized training regimens with the goal of training and enhancing endurance, strength, and balance

    An emphasis on types of equipment and instructions for their use, tailored specifically

    the individual needs of patients

    All training exercises are well illustrated for optimal understanding

    Author team with more than 30 years' experience in practice and teaching of physical therapy

    Lamprecht's Training in Neurorehabilitation is certain to be an essential reference for all students and practitioners in physical therapy involved in the treatment of patients with neurological disorders.



    Table of Contents:


    1 Therapeutic Exercise

    1.1 From Ancient Times to the Modern Age

    1.2 From Bodybuilding to Medical Specialty

    1.3 From Orthopaedics to Neurology

    2 Sports and Health

    2.1 Significance of Movement

    3 General Effects of Training

    3.1 Basic Motor Skills

    3.2 Strength

    3.3 Endurance

    3.4 Speed

    3.5 Mobility

    3.6 Coordination

    3.7 Balance

    4 Neurologic Rehabilitation

    4.1 Cortical Reorganization

    4.2 Feedback Training

    5 Therapeutic Exercise in Neurology: Why?

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Factors Promoting Motor Learning

    5.3 Treatable Neurologic Symptoms in Therapeutic Exercise

    6 Training Equipment in Neurology

    6.1 Training Equipment

    6.2 Endurance Training

    6.3 Strength Training

    6.4 Balance Training

    6.5 Vibration Training

    6.6 Climbing

    6.7 Small Devices for Training with Neurologic Patients

    6.8 Slacklining

    6.9 SilverFit

    7 Clinical Pictures

    7.1 Introduction

    7.2 Stroke

    7.3 Multiple Sclerosis

    7.4 Parkinson’s Disease

    7.5 Paraplegia

    7.6 Craniocerebral Trauma

    7.7 Cerebral Palsy

    7.8 Neuromuscular Disorders

    7.9 Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    7.10 Severely Impaired Patients and Therapeutic Exercise

    8 Organizational Matters

    8.1 Planning Training

    8.2 Personnel Requirements

    8.3 Required Facilities

    9 Tests and Assessments

    9.1 Tests for Neurorehabilitation

    10 Further Reading










  • 42000lei 360.00 lei

    Clinically focused and designed to provide a to-the-point overview, Interstitial Lung Disease, by Drs. Talmadge King, Harold Collard, and Luca Richeldi, bring you up to date with increased understanding, new treatment protocols, and recent advances in the field. Written by contributing specialists who are global experts in their respective areas, this one-stop reference provides pulmonologists, intensivists, internal medicine physicians, and researchers with a dependable source of information on current treatment options and patient care. . Evidence for current treatment options for interstitial pneumonia, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and smoking-related interstitial lung diseases. . Approach to diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases, such as sarcoidosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and Churg-Strauss syndrome. . Genetic markers for inherited interstitial lung diseases such as dyskeratosis congenita, tuberous sclerosis/LAM, and hyper-IgE syndrome. . Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

  • 42700lei 365.00 lei



    Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The definitive guide to treating neurologic and psychiatric disorders with drugs and other approaches Fully updated with the latest research and drugs, Nestler, Hyman, & Malenka’s Molecular Neuropharmacology, Fourth Edition, is the leading guide to molecular neuroscience. Providing an in-depth look at the neuropharmacological fundamentals of the nervous system, it delivers the knowledge and insight you need to master the pathophysiology of neurologic and psychiatric disorders. Complete with tables, diagrams, and figures clearly illustrating the intricacies of neurochemistry and molecular neuroscience, this peerless guide reviews the effects of drug action (organized by drug category) to enhance your understanding of major disease mechanisms, and it explains the pathophysiology and neuropharmacology of all major neurologic and psychiatric disorders. Concise overviews of the effects of drugs and other treatment approaches are presented in a way that boosts your understanding and retention of critical concepts. Nestler, Hyman, & Malenka’s Molecular Neuropharmacology provides a deep dive into: General principles of neurophar¬macology Nervous system function Drugs that act on neuronal and glial function Major neurotrans¬mitter systems in the brain and spinal cord Atypical neurotransmitters, including peptides, growth factors, and cytokines Major brain and spinal cord systems at the molecular, cellular, and circuit levels in health and disease


    Table of Contents:


    Contributing Authors to the Fourth Edition

    Contributing Authors to the Third Edition

    Contributing Authors to the Second Edition

    Contributing Authors to the First Edition


    Part 1 Fundamentals of Neuropharmacology

    1. Basic Principles of Neuropharmacology

    2. Cellular Basis of Communication

    3. Synaptic Transmission

    4. Signal Transduction in the Brain

    Part 2 Neural Substrates of Drug Action

    5. Excitatory and Inhibitory Amino Acids

    6. Widely Projecting Systems: Monoamines, Acetylcholine, and Orexin

    7. Neuropeptides

    8. Atypical Neurotransmitters

    Part 3 Neuropharmacology of Neural Systems and Disorders

    9. Autonomic Nervous System

    10. Neural and Neuroendocrine Control of the Internal Milieu

    11. Pain

    12. Neuroinflammation

    13. Sleep and Arousal

    14. Higher Cognitive Function and Behavioral Control

    15. Mood and Emotion

    16. Reinforcement and Addiction

    17. Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

    18. Neurodegeneration

    19. Seizure Disorders

    20. Stroke and Migraine



  • 365.00 lei

     This book is a rich source of information on biomarkers applicable to the pathology of neoplastic disorders of the brain. Thorough descriptions are provided of the techniques currently available for clinical and experimental evaluation of biomarkers in brain neoplasms, including in situ hybridization, array-based methods, methylation profiling, next-generation sequencing, and practical gene panels. Incorporation of multiple biomarkers in the development of molecular subgroups with biologic and therapeutic relevance is also discussed. A section on biobanking covers the equally important topic of optimal preservation of tissue and includes consideration of ethical considerations raised by the use of tissue obtained in clinical settings. The closing section discusses the major categories of neoplastic disorders involving the nervous system, with emphasis on diagnostic, prognostic, and predictive biomarkers used in the pathologic evaluation of different types of brain tumor.

  • 39000lei 370.00 lei


    The best-selling Samuels’s Manual of Neurologic Therapeutics is a practical, accessible handbook for the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disorders. Completely updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field, the book features a concise, intuitive outline format that makes today’s best approaches easy to find and apply. Implement the current strategies to combat neurological diseases. Highlights include new pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for seizures; new molecular techniques and personalized approaches to neurologic cancers; new approaches for treating pain; the most recent intra-arterial therapies for acute stroke; and new treatments for neurologic infectious diseases. Manage benign autoimmune conditions with the aid of a new chapter that discusses diagnosis via serological testing as well as therapies involving immune modulation. Treat patients in resource-limited environments, thanks to a new chapter that focuses on cost-effective management options. Locate the information you need quickly through accessible and well-organized chapters and an outline format.



    Table of Contents:



    1 Coma, Head Trauma, and Spinal Cord Injury

    2 Epilepsy

    3 Dizziness

    4 Back and Neck Pain

    5 Sleep Disorders

    6 Cancer Neurology

    7 Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders

    8 Autoimmune Disorders

    9 Neuromuscular Junction Disorders and Myopathies

    10 Motor Neuropathies and Peripheral Neuropathies

    11 Chronic Pain

    12 Headache and Facial Pain

    13 Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disorders

    14 Movement Disorders

    15 Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology

    16 Management of Neurologic Disorders in Resourc e-Limited Settings

    17 Neuroophthalmology

    18 Toxic and Metabolic Disorders

    19 Infectious Diseases

    Drug Index

    Subject Index


  • Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing
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    Stellar, pocket-sized nursing guide facilitates implementation of best practices in the care of neurosurgical patients. Written by advanced practice nurses in collaboration with physician experts from one of the world's most renowned neurosurgical institutions, this is the first point-of-care book designed to enhance patient care at the bedside. Every chapter is written by leading authorities in their respective specialties, resulting in a concise but robust neuroscience nursing management tool. The authors lay a foundation with an in-depth description of central nervous system anatomy, followed by step-by-step processes required to perform accurate and thorough neurological assessments. Subsequent chapters describe common neurological disorders and conditions such as tumors, vascular anomalies, and traumatic brain injury. The authors deftly guide the reader through managing neurological diagnoses and help the reader understand the treatment that patients with these conditions may undergo. Key Highlights: * Superb illustrations and 10 animations created by master artists bring to life the anatomical structures, pathologies, and mechanisms of injury described in the chapters. * Lists, tables, and boxes are organized in a concise layout that allows quick consultation and implementation. * Diagnostic images, medical illustrations, and treatment algorithms help elucidate the implications of managing patients with complex neurological conditions. * Appendices contain extensive complementary information including discharge instructions and checklists that are of great help to family caregivers and healthcare professionals alike. This book is an accessible, easy-to-navigate reference for nurses and ancillary staff of varied experience levels and specialties who are caring for neurosurgical patients. It is a must-have resource for nurse practitioners and physician assistants at any institution with a high-volume neurosurgical service. This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on

    ·  Cover

    ·  MedOne Information

    ·  Title Page

    ·  Copyright

    ·  Dedication

    ·  Contents

    ·  Video Contents

    ·  Foreword

    ·  Preface

    ·  Acknowledgments

    ·  Contributors

    ·  Abbreviations

    ·  Part I Anatomy and Assessment of the Nervous System

    ·  1 Anatomy

    ·  2 Assessment

    ·  Part II Specific Conditions Associated with Neurologic Disorders

    ·  3 Principles of Intracranial Pressure

    ·  4 Hydrocephalus

    ·  5 Electrolyte Disturbances

    ·  6 Seizures

    ·  Part III Disorders of the Central Nervous System

    ·  7 Tumors

    ·  8 Vascular Disorders

    ·  9 Traumatic Brain Injury

    ·  10 Infectious Diseases

    ·  11 Spinal Disorders

    ·  12 Traumatic Spine Injury

    ·  13 Developmental Disorders

    ·  Part IV Diagnosis and Treatment of Central Nervous System Disorders

    ·  14 Neuroradiology and Neuroendovascular Interventions

    ·  15 Neurosurgical Interventions

    ·  16 Radiotherapy

    ·  17 Rehabilitation

    ·  Part V Appendices

    ·  Appendix A: Nursing Management Tables

    ·  Appendix B: Sample Discharge Instructions

    ·  Appendix C: Preoperative Nursing Checklist

    ·  Index

  • 370.00 lei

    Rapid advances in neural imaging, particularly in regard to neural plasticity and brain changes, have resulted in an evolving neurorehabilitation paradigm for aphasia and related language disorders. Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders has been adopted worldwide as a text for aphasia courses. This new 5th edition by Leonard LaPointe and Julie Stierwalt encompasses state-of-the-art concepts and approaches from an impressive cadre of experts who work in research labs, classrooms, clinics, and hospitals-including the world-renowned Mayo Clinic.

    As in previous editions, this book embraces a humanistic approach to treatment, addressing multicultural and multilinguistic considerations and social model interventions. The text encompasses a full continuum of cognitive-language disorder management-from everyday practicalities, assessment, and treatment to disorder-specific cases with evidence-based data. Additions to the 5th edition include chapters on pragmatics and discourse, telepractice, digital and electronic advances, funding and reimbursement, and comprehension, syntax, and linguistic based disorders.

    Key Features:

    • A new chapter on neuroanatomical basics features exquisite illustrations
    • An in-depth look at neurogenic communication disorders from Mayo Clinic provides firsthand insights on treating patients in an acute care hospital setting
    • Discussion and test questions, case studies, and clinical pearls offer invaluable didactic guidance
    • A chapter on expanded traumatic brain injury covers blast injuries and multisystem injuries

    This is the most comprehensive yet concise resource on aphasia and related disorders available today. New legions of speech language pathology students, residents, course directors, and practitioners will discover a remarkable guide on the treatment of communication disorders.

  • 43300lei 380.00 lei

    Updated throughout and extensively illustrated, the Fifth Edition of Neuroradiology Companion is an ideal one-volume resource covering the fundamentals of neuroradiology for residents, fellows, and practitioners. More than 1,400 high-quality images depict key disorders of the brain, spine, and head and neck.  Each disorder is presented in a concise, consistent manner, with bulleted Key Facts, six to eight images that show the most common findings, and suggested readings. This concise volume can be read cover-to-cover during neuroradiology rotations and also used for daily consultation in the reading room.

    Key Features:

    • The latest clinical information brings you up to date with new advances in radiology, as well as basic current concepts of neuropathology, neurosurgery, and neurology.
    • Updated protocols for CT, MRI, myelography, digital subtraction angiography, and sedation and anxiolysis, as well as new information on contrast media reactions, keep you current with recent changes in the field.
    • Suggested Reading resources have been thoroughly updated, and the newly streamlined text makes it even easier to access key information.
    • More than 800 new images clearly depict recent cases and highlight subtle findings.
    Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation
    • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
    • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
    • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
    • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
    • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

  • 45000lei 380.00 lei

    This new edition provides an accessible guide to the commonest neurodegenerative diseases, outlining the main clinical features, treatment options and outcomes of the conditions most frequently encountered in clinical practice.

    Beginning with an overview of the general principles that underlie degeneration, and the contribution of established and new diagnostics techniques, the book goes on to describe the most common neurodegenerative conditions and, new for the second edition, also HIV dementia and multiple sclerosis. Final chapters cover important management issues including the use of palliative care strategies, biomarkers and  neuropsychology.


    Written by experts in the field internationally Neurodegenerative Disorders, Second Edition is a practical guide for clinicians that will be indispensable for the management of these conditions.

  • 41400lei 395.00 lei



    Building on this precept from the great 20th-century neurologist C. Miller Fisher, Drs. Ilya Kister and José Biller have identified the five most common findings for the ‘top 100’ most common and important neurologic syndromes and disorders. The unique format of Top 100 Diagnoses in Neurology includes synopses that tie together the core disease features, illustrations and study questions for each entry, making this book an excellent tool for building a firm knowledge base in neurology and a quick reference for clinicians – neurologists and general practitioners alike. 


    Table of Contents:


    How to use this book

    CHAPTER 1 Peripheral Nervous System and the Innervation of the Upper Extremities

    A Very Brief Introduction to the Peripheral Nervous System and Innervation of the Upper Extremities

    1 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    2 Ulnar Neuropathy

    3 Radial Nerve Palsy

    4 Neonatal Brachial Plexus Injuries

    5 Acute Cervical Radiculopathies: C6 and C7

    CHAPTER 2 Innervation of the Legs

    A Very Brief Introduction to the Innervation of the Legs

    6 Meralgia Paresthetica

    7 Peripheral Foot Drop

    8 Neoplastic Lumbosacral Plexopathy

    9 Acute Lumbosacral Radiculopathies: L5 and S1

    10 Diabetic Amyotrophy (Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy)

    CHAPTER 3 Polyneuropathies

    A Very Brief Introduction to Polyneuropathies

    11 Diabetic Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy

    12 Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    13 Guillain-­Barré Syndrome

    14 Critical Illness Polyneuropathy and Critical Illness Myopathy

    CHAPTER 4 Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction

    A Very Brief Introduction to Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction

    15 Myasthenia Gravis

    16 Lambert-­Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    17 Botulism

    CHAPTER 5 Disorders of the Skeletal Muscle

    A Very Brief Introduction to Disorders of the Skeletal Muscle

    18 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    19 Myotonic Dystrophy Type

    20 Polymyositis and dermatomyositis

    21 Inclusion Body Myositis

    22 Toxic myopathies

    23 Chronic Alcoholic myopathy

    24 Hypothyroid myopathy

    CHAPTER 6 Disorders of the Spinal Cord

    A Very Brief Introduction to Disorders of the Spinal Cord

    25 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    26 Vitamin B12 Deficiency (Subacute Combined degeneration)

    27 Cervical Spondylotic myelopathy

    28 Syringomyelia (Syrinx)

    29 Acute Transverse Myelitis

    30 Conus Medullaris Syndrome and Cauda Equina Syndrome

    CHAPTER 7 Disorders of the Brainstem and Cranial Nerves

    A Very Brief Introduction to Disorders of the Brainstem and the Cranial Nerves

    31 Bell Palsy

    32 Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux)

    33 Third Nerve Palsy

    34 Cavernous Sinus Syndrome

    35 Wernicke Encephalopathy

    CHAPTER 8 Neurologic Disorders of Vision

    A Very Brief Introduction to Neurological Disorders of Vision

    36 Optic Neuritis

    37 Giant Cell Arteritis

    38 Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    CHAPTER 9 Movement Disorders

    A Very Brief Introduction to Movement Disorders

    39 Parkinson Disease

    40 Essential Tremor

    41 Huntington Disease

    42 Wilson Disease

    43 Tardive Dystonia

    44 Restless Legs Syndrome

    45 Tourette Syndrome

    46 Functional Movement Disorders

    CHAPTER 10 Disorders of Consciousness and Higher Cognitive Functions

    A Very Brief Introduction to Disorders of Consciousness and Higher Cognitive Functions

    47 Delirium (Acute Confusional State)

    48 Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury)

    49 Transient Global Amnesia

    50 Alzheimer Disease

    51 Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    52 Frontotemporal Dementia

    53 Vascular Dementia

    54 Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    55 Brain death

    CHAPTER 11 Cerebrovascular Disorders

    A Very Brief Introduction to Cerebrovascular Disorders

    56 Cervical Internal Carotid Artery Dissection

    57 Middle Cerebral Artery Territory Infarction

    58 Posterior Cerebral Artery Territory Infarction

    59 Basilar Artery Occlusion

    60 Cervical Vertebral Artery Dissection

    61 “Crossed“ Brainstem Vascular Syndromes

    62 Lacunar (Small-­Vessel) Syndromes

    63 Hypertensive Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    64 Nontraumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    65 Acute and Chronic Subdural Hematoma

    66 Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

    CHAPTER 12 Epilepsy

    A Very Brief Introduction to Epilepsy

    67 Focal Seizures

    68 Generalized Tonic-­Clonic Seizures

    69 Febrile Seizures

    70 Childhood Absence Epilepsy

    71 Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    72 West Syndrome and Infantile Spasms

    73 Lennox-­Gastaut Syndrome

    CHAPTER 13 Nonepileptic Paroxysmal Neurologic Disorders

    A Very Brief Introduction to Nonepileptic Paroxysmal Neurologic Disorders

    74 Transient Ischemic Attack

    75 Migraine Aura

    76 Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

    77 Periodic Paralyses

    78 Narcolepsy Type 1

    79 Sleepwalking and Rapid Eye Movement Behavior Disorder

    CHAPTER 14 Headache Disorders

    A Very Brief Introduction to Headache Disorders

    80 Migraine

    81 Tension-­Type Headache

    82 Cluster Headache

    83 Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

    CHAPTER 15 Infections of the Central Nervous System

    A Very Brief Introduction to Infections of the Central Nervous System

    84 Acute Viral Encephalitis

    85 Acute Bacterial Meningitis

    86 Brain Abscess

    87 Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    88 Neurocysticercosis

    89 HIV-­1 Associated Neurocognitive Disorder

    90 Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

    91 Creutzfeldt-­Jakob Disease

    CHAPTER 16 Immune-­Mediated Disorders of the Central Nervous System

    A Very Brief Introduction to Immune-­Mediated Disorders of the Central Nervous System

    92 Multiple Sclerosis

    93 Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

    94 Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

    95 Neurosarcoidosis

    CHAPTER 17 Miscellaneous Section: Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Neurotoxicology, Neuro-­oncology

    A Very Brief Introduction to the Miscellaneous Section: Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Neurotoxicology, Neuro-­oncology

    96 Autism Spectrum Disorder

    97 Cerebral Palsy

    98 Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Serotonin Syndrome

    99 Opioid overdose

    100 Brain tumors


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