Neurology for the Non-neurologist

Neurology for the Non-neurologist

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Neurology for the Non-Neurologist, Sixth Edition is a practical guide for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other non-neurologist clinicians who encounter patients with neurologic problems. The book begins with overviews of neurologic symptoms, the neurologic examination, diagnostic tests, and neuroradiology, and then covers the full range of neurologic disorders that non-neurologists encounter.

Chapters follow a consistent structure with key elements highlighted for quick scanning. Each chapter begins with Key Points and includes Special Clinical Points interspersed with the text to focus readers on the most crucial details. The authors alert readers to Special Considerations in the Hospitalized Patient and When a Non-neurologist Should Consider Referring to a Neurologist . Each chapter ends with an Always Remember section emphasizing the most important practical issues and a series of self-study questions.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2010
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9781605472393
Branch Call Number: 616.8 N494w2
Characteristics: x, 638 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Weiner, William J.

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This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. FM 100 W 2010

Aug 12, 2012

I thought it was a neurology text for the lay person. In fact, it's a book geared for doctors who aren't specializing in the field of neurology. For the medically inclined, the text is helpful in correlating patho-physiology with symptoms.

Overall, it's a useful adjunct in studying neurology.

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