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Contemporary Neurology

1st Edition - March 21, 1984

Editor: M.J.G. Harrison

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 2 6 1 - 2

Contemporary Neurology compiles a large series of papers on the commonest neurological problems. This book discusses the management of epilepsy, involuntary movements, nerve and… Read more

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Contemporary Neurology compiles a large series of papers on the commonest neurological problems. This book discusses the management of epilepsy, involuntary movements, nerve and muscle diseases, and multiple sclerosis. The areas on infections, cerebrovascular disease, trauma, intracranial pressure, and vertebral column are also elaborated. This text likewise describes medical procedures on how to do a lumbar and cisternal puncture. Other topics include headache in children, hyperventilation, dizziness, funny turns—neurological, dysarthria, facial pain, and nystagmus. The weakness of the legs, loss of memory, coma, brain death, complications of alcoholism, and stupor and akinetic mutism are also covered. This publication is valuable to clinicians and examination candidates preparing for the DPM, MRCP (UK) and Neurology/Psychiatry “Boards”.