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Neurology

ISBN-10: 0683089064

ISBN-13: 9780683089066

Edition: 5th 1994

Authors: Howard L. Weiner, Lawrence P. Levitt

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 222
Language: English

HOWARD L. WEINER, M.D., is the Robert L. Kroc Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is founder and director of the Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center at the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals in Boston and codirector of the Center for Neurological Diseases at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Weiner has been on the forefront of developing new therapies for MS for more than twenty-five years. He has published widely in the scientific literature on multiple sclerosis and is the author of The Children’s Ward, a novel, and Neurology for the House Officer, a medical text now in its seventh edition. He lives with his wife in Brookline, Massachusetts. From the Hardcover edition.

John E. Castaldo, MD,nbsp;is the chief of the Division of Neurology at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He developed LOVAR, a pioneering program to prevent stroke and heart attack that won the Cardiovascular/Neurovascular Care Award from the American Heart Association. Lawrence P. Levitt, MD,nbsp;is senior consultant in Neurology, Emeritus at Lehigh Valley Hospital, where he founded the neurology division. They both live in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Dedicationp. v
Forewordp. vi
Foreword to the First Editionp. viii
About the Authorsp. x
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Localizationp. 1
Right Hemiplegiap. 3
Left Hemiplegiap. 7
Aphasiap. 9
Comap. 17
Vertigo-Dizzinessp. 24
Hyperreflexiap. 31
Hyporeflexia/Peripheral Neuropathyp. 35
Spinal Cord Compressionp. 43
Peripheral Nerve and Root Dysfunctionp. 49
Muscle Weaknessp. 64
Tremor and Movement Disordersp. 70
Ataxiap. 79
Sleep Disordersp. 84
Strokep. 90
Selected Stroke Syndromesp. 109
Transient Ischemic Attackp. 117
Headachep. 123
Dementiap. 131
Seizures and Epilepsyp. 144
Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disordersp. 158
Neurology of Diabetesp. 167
Malignancy and the Nervous Systemp. 173
Central Nervous System Infectionsp. 184
Aids and the Nervous Systemp. 193
Neurology of Uremiap. 201
Neurology of Alcoholismp. 207
Neurology of Other Systemic Diseasesp. 213
Treatment of Pain in Neurologic Diseasep. 224
Lumbar Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluidp. 227
Increased Intracranial Pressurep. 237
Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 244
Neurodiagnostic Proceduresp. 248
Key Points in Neuroanatomyp. 259
Differential Diagnoses in Neurologyp. 280
Indexp. 284
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