ISBN: 9780723438663
Page Count: 320
Imprint: Mosby
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Crash Course Neurology Updated Print + eBook edition, 4th Edition

by Mahinda Yogarajah, PhD MRCP MBBS BSc
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ISBN: 9780723438663
Page Count: 320
Imprint: Mosby
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The (printed) ‘Updated Edition’ now comes with added value access to the complete, downloadable eBook version via Student Consult.  Search, read and revise whilst on the move and use the interactive self-assessment to test your understanding.  Crash Course - a more flexible, practical learning package than ever before.

Crash Course – your effective everyday study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the core information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 15 years, each volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated, with an improved layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisors, the result is a series of books which exactly meets your needs and you know you can trust.

Neurology remains an integral area within the medical curriculum and clinical practice. This volume provides a logical approach to understanding the fundamental concepts that underlie common neurological conditions and reflects the exciting advances in their diagnosis and management. It offers concise coverage of the history, examination and investigations relevant to neurology; the analysis and differential diagnosis of common presenting symptoms as well as the clinical features and management of important neurological disorders.

Crash Course Neurology will provide a solid foundation not only for medical students preparing for exams and postgraduates working towards MRCP, but is also an excellent reference for those working in hospital medicine and general practice.

    • More than 200 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
    • Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
    • Written by junior doctors for students - authors who understand exam pressures
    • Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires
    • Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation
    • Contains a fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing
    • Self-assessment section fully updated to reflect current exam requirements
    • Contains ‘common exam pitfalls’ as advised by faculty
    • Crash Courses also available electronically!
    • Online self-assessment bank also available - content edited by Dan Horton-Szar!
  • Part 1: The Patient Presents With…

    1. Disorders of higher cerebral function
    2. Disturbances of consciousness
    3. Headache
    4. Disorders of smell and taste
    5. Visual impairment
    6. Disorders of the pupils and eye
    movements
    7. Facial sensory loss and weakness
    8. Deafness, tinnitus, dizziness and
    vertigo
    9. Dysarthria, dysphonia and dysphagia
    10. Cerebellar dysphonia and dysphagia
    11. Movement disorders
    12. Limb weakness
    13. Limb sensory symptoms
    14. Disorders of gait

    Part 11: Diseases and Disorders
    15. Dementia
    16. Epilepsy
    17. Headache and cranial facial pain
    18. Parkinson’s disease, other
    extrapyramidal disorders, and myoclonus
    19. Cranial nerve lesions
    20. Diseases affecting the spinal cord
    (myelopathy)
    21. Motor neuron disease
    22. Radiculopathy and plexopathy
    23. Disorders of the peripheral nerves
    24. Disorders of the neuromuscular junction
    25. Disorders of skeletal muscle
    26. Vascular diseases of the nervous system
    27. Intracranial tumours
    28. Infections of the nervous system
    29. Multiple sclerosis
    30. Systemic disease and the nervous system
    31. The effects of vitamin deficiencies and
    toxins on the nervous system
    32. Hereditary conditions affecting the
    nervous system

    Part 111: History, Examination and Common
    Investigations
    33. Taking a history
    34. The neurological examination
    35. How to write a clerking
    36. Further investigations

    Part IV: Self-assessment
    Multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
    Short-answer questions (SAQs)
    Extended-matching questions (EMQs)
    Patient-management problems (PMPs)
    MCQ answers
    SAQ answers
    EMQ answers
    PMP answers
  • Mahinda Yogarajah, PhD MRCP MBBS BSc, Clinical Research Fellow, Institute of Neurology (University College London) and National Society for Epilepsy (NSE)
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