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Title Plum and Posner's diagnosis of stupor and coma Jerome B. Posner [and others]
Imprint Oxford New York Oxford University Press 2007
Edition 4th ed.

Series Contemporary neurology series 71
Contemporary neurology series ; 71.
Subject Coma -- Diagnosis.
Stupor -- Diagnosis.
Coma -- diagnosis.
Stupor -- diagnosis.
Brain Diseases -- diagnosis.
Brain Injuries -- diagnosis.
Alt Name Posner, Jerome B., 1932-
Plum, Fred, 1924-2010. Diagnosis of stupor and coma.
Add Title Diagnosis of stupor and coma
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 401 pages) illustrations (some color)
Edition 4th ed.
Note Revised edition of: The diagnosis of stupor and coma / Fred Plum, Jerome B. Posner. 3rd ed. 1980
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pathophysiology of signs and symptoms of coma -- Examination of the comatose patient -- Structural causes of stupor and coma -- Specific causes of structural coma -- Multifocal, diffuse, and metabolic brain diseases causing delirium, stupor, or coma -- Psychogenic unresponsiveness -- Approach to management of the unconscious patient -- Brain death -- Prognosis in coma and related disorders of consciousness, mechanisms underlying outcomes, and ethical considerations
Note Print version record
Summary Delirium, stupor and coma are common clinical states that confront clinicians in almost every medical specialty. With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, coma can often be treated successfully. Conversely, delay in diagnosis and treatment may be lethal. This monograph provides an update on the clinical approach that was laid out in the previous 3 editions. It describes an approach for the physician at the bedside to diagnose and treat alterations of consciousness, based on pathophysiologic principles. The book begins with a description of the physiology of consciousness and the pathophysiolog
ISBN 0195321316
9780195321319
9780198043362 electronic bk.
0198043368 electronic bk.
9786611165307
6611165304
OCLC # 170958772
Additional Format Print version Plum and Posner's diagnosis of stupor and coma 4th ed. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007 9780195321319 0195321316 (DLC) 2006103219 (OCoLC)77520745



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