Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis by Cary D. Alberstone, Michael P. Steinmetz, Imad M. Najm,

By Cary D. Alberstone, Michael P. Steinmetz, Imad M. Najm, Edward C. Benzel

2010 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner!

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Superbly written...Each anatomic constitution is mentioned intimately, but the language is concise and never overwhelming...accompanied through awesome colour illustrations which are wide and original...the excellent resource.--AANS (American organization of Neurological Surgeons) younger Neurosurgeons' Newsletter

Anatomic foundation of Neurologic Diagnosis is a lavishly illustrated publication that areas targeted emphasis at the paramount significance of symptoms for the exact analysis of neurologic issues. It opens with a finished evaluate of neuroembryology, allowing readers to realize wisdom of ordinary worried procedure improvement and comparable developmental problems. the second one component of the e-book contains an simply available presentation of the anatomy of local elements and to-the-point details at the cardinal manifestations of affliction. Separate chapters within the 3rd portion of the ebook current the anatomy of other practical structures and supply functional ways to diagnosing sufferers with method problems. a last bankruptcy covers the anatomy of the vascular procedure and cerebrospinal fluid.

• sensible association of chapters, in accordance with areas and sensible structures, displays the clinician's method of sufferer care • Full-color illustrations offer an imperative visible reduction to studying and reviewing clinically proper neurologic anatomy and pathways • a variety of tables summarize key points

Ideal for examining cover-to-cover, this booklet is vital for citizens and scholars trying to absolutely comprehend the complexity of medical neuroanatomy. professional clinicians will locate the publication a necessary refresher.

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In these cases the video recording will often be extremely useful. A further helpful point is that frontal lobe seizures commonly arise from sleep and the ictal EEG will demonstrate this clearly even if there are no other electrographic signs of epilepsy. Although patients with DS often report seizures in sleep, 32 The approach to patients with 'non-epileptic seizures' when they are captured on telemetry they are inevitably preceded by waking, 3 which again can be documented electrographically.

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