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Author Mattle, Heinrich,
Title Kurzlehrbuch Neurologie. English
Fundamentals of neurology : an illustrated guide / Heinrich Mattle, Marco Mumenthaler ; with assistance from Professor Jan Gralla, Professor Gerhard Schroth ; translated and adapted by Ethan Taub.
Imprint Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, [2017]
Edition 2nd revised and updated edition.

Author Mattle, Heinrich,
Subject Neurology -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Nervous System Diseases -- diagnosis.
Diagnosis, Differential.
Alt Name Mumenthaler, Marco, 1925-2016,
Gralla, Jan.
Schroth, Gerhard.
Inselspital (Bern, Switzerland)
Description 1 online resource (xv, 438 pages) : illustrations
Edition 2nd revised and updated edition.
Note Includes index.
"This book is an authorized translation of the 4th German edition published and copyrighted 2015 by Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. Title of the German edition: Kurzlehrbuch Neurologie"--ECIP t.p. verso.
Summary "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: - 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 - New to the second edition: complete revision of contents and an enhanced layout - Vast clinical experience of two highly respected university teachers Fundamentals of Neurology: An Illustrated Guide is the ideal introduction to clinical neurology for medical students, physical therapists, and other professionals involved in patient care"--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Contents Fundamentals of Neurology: An Illustrated Guide; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Translator's Note; 1 Fundamentals; 1.1 Microscopic Anatomy of the Nervous System; 1.1.1 Neurons; 1.1.2 Neuroglia; 1.1.3 Myelin Sheaths; 1.1.4 Synapses; 1.2 Elements of Neurophysiology; 1.2.1 Ion Channels; 1.2.2 Resting Potential; 1.2.3 Action Potential; 1.2.4 Impulse Conduction; 1.3 Elements of Neurogenetics; 1.3.1 General Genetics; 1.3.2 Neurogenetics; 1.3.3 Genetic Counseling; 2 The Clinical Interview in Neurology; 2.1 General Principles of History-Taking.
2.1.1 General Prerequisites for Good History-Taking2.1.2 General Principles of the Clinical Interview; 2.1.3 Your Demeanor toward the Patient; 2.1.4 The History and Physical Examination; 2.2 Special Aspects of History-Taking; 2.2.1 The Present Illness; 2.2.2 Past Medical History, Family History, and Social History; 3 The Neurologic Examination; 3.1 Basic Principles of the Neurologic Examination; 3.2 Stance and Gait; 3.2.1 General Remarks; 3.2.2 Special Stance and Gait Tests; 3.3 Head and Cranial Nerves; 3.3.1 Head and Cervical Spine; 3.3.2 Cranial Nerves; 3.4 Upper Limbs.
3.4.1 General Aspects3.4.2 Motor Function and Coordination; 3.4.3 Muscle Tone and Strength; 3.4.4 Reflexes; 3.4.5 Sensation; 3.5 Trunk; 3.5.1 Back and Spine; 3.5.2 Reflexes; 3.5.3 Sensation; 3.6 Lower Limbs; 3.6.1 General Aspects; 3.6.2 Coordination and Strength; 3.6.3 Reflexes; 3.6.4 Sensation; 3.7 Autonomic Nervous System; 3.8 Neurologically Relevant Aspects of the General Physical Examination; 3.9 neuropsychological and Psychiatric Examination; 3.9.1 Psychopathologic Findings; 3.9.2 neuropsychological Examination; 4 Ancillary Tests in Neurology; 4.1 Fundamentals; 4.2 Imaging Studies.
4.2.1 Conventional Skeletal Radiographs4.2.2 Computed Tomography; 4.2.3 Magnetic Resonance Imaging; 4.2.4 Angiography with Radiologic Contrast Media (Digital Subtraction Angiography); 4.2.5 Myelography and Radiculography; 4.2.6 Diagnostic Techniques of Nuclear Medicine; 4.3 Electrophysiologic Studies; 4.3.1 Fundamentals; 4.3.2 Electroencephalography; 4.3.3 Evoked Potentials; 4.3.4 Electromyography; 4.3.5 Electroneurography; 4.3.6 Other Electrophysiologic Studies; 4.4 Ultrasonography (Neurosonography); 4.5 Other Ancillary Studies; 4.5.1 Cerebrospinal Fluid Studies; 4.5.2 Tissue Biopsies.
4.5.3 Perimetry5 Topical Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Neurologic Syndromes; 5.1 Fundamentals; 5.2 MuscleWeakness and Other Motor Disturbances; 5.2.1 Anatomic Substrate of Motor Function; 5.2.2 Motor Regulatory Systems; 5.3 Sensory Disturbances; 5.3.1 Anatomic Substrate of Sensation; 5.3.2 The Peripheral Part of the Somatosensory System; 5.3.3 The Central Part of the Somatosensory System; 5.4 Disturbances of Consciousness; 5.4.1 Somnolence, Stupor, and Coma: Severity and Causes; 5.4.2 The Differential Diagnosis of Coma; 5.5 Dysfunction of Specific Areas of the Brain.
ISBN 9783132022126 (electronic book)
3132022128 (electronic book)
9783131364524 (paperback/softback alkaline paper)
3131364521
OCLC # 964065889
Additional Format Print version: Mattle, Heinrich. Fundamentals of neurology. 2nd edition. Stuttgart : Thieme, [2017] 9783131364524 (DLC) 2016051268 (OCoLC)958458822



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