Adams and Victor's principles of neurology /

Ropper, Allan H

Adams and Victor's principles of neurology / Principles of neurology Neurology Allan H. Ropper, Martin A. Samuels - 9th ed - New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2009 - x, 1572 p. : ill. ; 29 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index

Approach to the patient with neurologic disease -- Special techniques for neurologic diagnosis -- Motor paralysis -- Abnormalities of movement and posture caused by disease of the basal ganglia -- Incoordination and other disorders of cerebellar function -- Tremor, myoclonus, focal dystonias, and tics -- Disorders of stance and gait -- Pain -- Other somatic sensation -- Headache and other craniofacial pains -- Pain in the back, neck, and extremities -- Disorders of smell and taste -- Disturbances of vision -- Disorders of ocular movement and pupillary function -- Deafness, dizziness, and disorders of equilibrium -- Epilepsy and other seizure disorders -- Coma and related disorders of consciousness -- Faintness and syncope -- Sleep and its abnormalities -- Delirium and other acute confusional states -- Dementia and the amnesic (korsakoff) syndrome with comments on the neurology of intelligence and memory -- Neurologic disorders caused by lesions in specific parts of the cerebrum -- Disorders of speech and language -- Fatigue, asthenia, anxiety, and depressive reactions -- The limbic lobes and the neurology of emotion -- Disorders of the autonomic nervous system, respiration, and swallowing -- The hypothalamus and neuroendocrine disorders -- Normal development and deviations in development of the nervous system -- The neurology of aging -- Disturbances of cerebrospinal fluid and its circulation, including hydrocephalus, pseudotumor cerebri, and low-pressure syndromes -- Intracranial neoplasms and paraneoplastic disorders -- Infections of the nervous system (bacterial, fungal, spirochetal, parasitic) and sarcoidosis -- Viral infections of the nervous system chronic meningitis, and prion diseases -- Cerebrovascular diseases -- Craniocerebral trauma -- Multiple sclerosis and allied demyelinating diseases -- Inherited metabolic diseases of the nervous system -- Developmental diseases of the nervous system -- Degenerative diseases of the nervous system -- The acquired metabolic disorders of the nervous system -- Diseases of the nervous system caused by nutritional deficiency -- Alcohol and alcoholism -- Disorders of the nervous system caused by drugs, toxins, and other chemical agents -- Diseases of the spinal cord -- Electrophysiologic and laboratory aids in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disease -- Diseases of the peripheral nerves -- Diseases of the cranial nerves -- Principles of clinical myology: diagnosis and classification of disease of muscle and neuromuscular junction -- The infectious and inflammatory myopathies -- The muscular dystrophies -- The metabolic and toxic myopathies -- The congenital neuromuscular disorders -- Myasthenia gravis and related disorders of the neuromuscular junction -- Ion channel disorders: the periodic paralyses and hereditary nondystrophic myotonias (channelopathies) -- Disorders of muscle characterized by cramp, spasm, pain, and localized masses -- The anxiety neuroses, hysteria, and personality disorders -- Depression and bipolar disease -- The schizophrenias and paranoid states

9780071499927 (hardcover : alk. paper) 007149992X (hardcover : alk. paper)


Nervous system--Diseases

RC346 / .A3 2009