cover image - On Call Neurology,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323546942
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Elsevier
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On Call Neurology, 4th Edition

by Randolph S. Marshall, MD and Stephen A. Mayer, MD
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ISBN: 9780323546942
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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.

    • 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.
    • 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.
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  • 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

  • Randolph S. Marshall, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology; Co-Director, Cerebral Localization Laboratory; Associate Attending Neurologist, New York- Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY and 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
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