On Call Neurology , 4th Edition

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By Stephen A. Mayer, MD and Randolph S. Marshall, MD
ISBN
9780323546942
Publication Date
01-03-2020
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  • Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate key information quickly.
  • Reviews the indications for, and complications of, common neurodiagnostic tests.
  • Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call.

Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this popular reference covers the common problems you'll encounter while on call in the hospital. On Call Neurology, 4th Edition, by Drs. Randolph S. Marshall and Stephen A. Mayer, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You'll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.


Key Features
  • Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate key information quickly.
  • Provides updated content and references, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information.
  • Includes the latest information on headache, demyelinating diseases, infections of the central nervous system, dementia, and more.
  • Highlights critical information, reducing the likelihood of error.
  • Provides an updated On Call Formulary covering the most common neurologic medications.
  • Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323546942
Author Informaiton By Stephen A. Mayer, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director, Neurological Intensive Care Unit; Associate Attending Neurologist, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY and Randolph S. Marshall, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology; Co-Director, Cerebral Localization Laboratory; Associate Attending Neurologist, New York- Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Pp Authortext Mayer & Marshall
New to this Edition
  • Provides updated content and references, as well as an up-to-date drug formulary, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information.
  • Includes the latest information on headache, demyelinating diseases, infections of the central nervous system, dementia, and more.
  • NEW! Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Table of Content

Marshall et al.: On Call Neurology, 4th edition

Introduction

1. Approach to the Neurologic Patient on Call: History Taking, Differential Diagnosis, and Anatomic Localization

2. The Neurologic Examiniation

3. Diagnostic Studies

Patient-Related Problems: The Common Calls

4. Acute Seizures and Status Epilepticus

5. Stupor and Coma

6. Acute Stroke

7. Spinal Cord Compression

8. Delirium and Amnesia

9. Head Injury

10. Focal Mass Lesions

11. Ataxia and Gait Failure

12. Acute Visual Disturbances

13. Increased Intracranial Pressure

14. Dizziness and Vertigo

15. Headache

16. Neuromuscular Respiratory Failure

17. Syncope

18. Pain Syndromes

19. Brain Death

Selected Neurologic Disorders

20. Nerve and Muscle Diseases

21. Demyelinating and Inflammatory Disorders of the Central Nervous System

22. Infections of the Central Nervous System

23. Neuro-oncology

24. Cerebrovascular Disease

25. Movement Disorders

26. Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

27. Pediatric Neurology

28. Dementia

Appendices

On-Call Formulary

 

E-SBN 9780323611008
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 01-03-2020
Pages 556
Trim 187 x 111 (4 3/8 x 7 3/8)
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